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June 4th

June 4th is the 155th day of the year (156th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 210 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about June 4th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on June 4th

1738 King George III (British King 1760-1820)

1910 Sir Christopher Cockerell (engineer - inventor of the hovercraft)

1927 Geoffrey Palmer (actor)

1928 Dr, Ruth Westheimer (therapist, author)

Ruth Westheimer

1933 Henry ("Harry") Charles Beck (London Underground map designer, draftsman)

1936 Bruce Dern (actor)

1951 Melanie Phillips (journalist, author)

1964 Sean Pertwee (actor)

1975 Angelina Jolie (actress)

1975 Russell Brand (actor, comedian)

1977 Mollie King (singer-songwriter - The Saturdays)

June 4th in History

1783 Montgolfier Brothers demonstrate their first hot air balloon.

1812 Louisiana Territory renamed the Missouri Territory.

1878 The Ottoman Empire grants control over Cyprus to the UK.

1896 Henry Ford completes the Ford Quadricycle, his first gasoline-powered automobile.

1912 Massachusetts is the first US State to set a minimum wage.

1919 US Senate votes in favor of the Nineteenth Amendment to the US Constitution, granting women the right to vote. The Amendment is sent to the States to ratify.

1940 British Prime Minster Winston Churchill, gives his "We shall fight on the beaches" speech.

Winston Churchill

1942 Start of the Battle of Midway.

1944 World War II: Allies capture Rome.

1970 Tonga becomes independent from UK.

1979 Flight Lieutenant Jerry+Rawlings takes power in Ghana as a result of a military coup.

1989 Solidarity defeats the Communists in Polish elections.

1989 Pro-Democracy protests in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, are violently ended by the People's Liberation Army.

June 4th is also

National Day (Tonga)

National Flag Day of the Finnish Defense Forces (Finland)

Feast of Saint Francis Caracciolo (Catholicism)

Feast of Saint Petroc (Catholicism)


People born on June 4th are Gemini


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