June 1901 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 11 Cook Islands annexed & proclaimed part of New Zealand
  • Jun 12 In Cuba, the constitutional convention - knowing that the USA will not withdraw its troops until does so - adopts the Platt Amendment as part of its constitution
  • Jun 17 The College Board introduces its first standardized test, the forerunner to the SAT.
  • Jun 20 Charlotte Manye is 1st native African to graduate from a US college

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Jun 24 1st exhibition by Pablo Picasso, 19, opens in Paris

Painter Pablo Picasso
Painter
Pablo Picasso
  • Jun 24 Jewish National Fund starts

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 John W Van Duren, playwright (I Remember Mama)
  • Jun 2 Michael Todd, producer (Around the World in 80 Days)

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Jun 5 Anastasia Nikolaevna, Daughter of the last Russian Tsar, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1918)

Grand Duchess of Russia Anastasia Nikolaevna
Grand Duchess of Russia
Anastasia Nikolaevna

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Jun 6 Sukarno, 1st President of Indonesia (1945-67), born in Surabaya, Java (d. 1970)

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
Sukarno
  • Jun 8 Lena Baker, American murderer (d. 1945)
  • Jun 9 George Price, cartoonist
  • Jun 13 Lode Zielens, Flemish author/journalist (Obscure Blood)
  • Jun 13 Tage F Erlander, Swedish premier (1946-69)
  • Jun 19 Edward Lambert, British diplomat
  • Jun 20 Iri Maruki, Japanese artist (The Hiroshima Panels), born in Hiroshima (d. 1995)
  • Jun 22 Willem Jacobus du Plooy Erlank (Eitemal), Wolmaransstad, Transvaal, poet and professor in Afrikaans and Dutch literature at the University of Stellenbosch
  • Jun 23 Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador
  • Jun 23 Paul Verhoeven, Unna Germany, director
  • Jun 26 Stuart Symington, (Sen-D-Mo)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 30 Willie Sutton, American bank robber, born in Brooklyn, New York

Bank Robber Willie Sutton
Bank Robber
Willie Sutton

Deaths in History

  • Jun 2 James A Herne, [J Aherne], US playwright (Margaret Fleming), dies
  • Jun 2 George Leslie Mackay, Canadian missionary (b. 1844)
  • Jun 9 Walter Besant, novelist/philanthropist, dies
  • Jun 10 Robert Williams Buchanan, British dramatist (b. 1841)
  • Jun 16 Hermann Grimm, German writer/poet/historian, dies