Interesting Births of June 1st:
1637 – Jacques Marquette, French Jesuit missionary and explorer (d. 1675)
1843 – Henry Faulds, Scottish fingerprinting pioneer
1881 – Charles Kay Ogden, English writer and linguist
1926 – Andy Griffith, American actor
1926 – Marilyn Monroe, American actress
1935 – Reverend Ike, American televangelist (d. 2009)
1947 – Ronnie Wood, English guitarist (Rolling Stones)
1973 – Derek Lowe, American baseball player
1973 – Heidi Klum, German supermodel
1974 – Ashok Jadeja, Indian self-proclaimed Godman
- 1981 – Carlos Zambrano, Venezuelan Major League Baseball player
- 1981 – Brandi Carlile, American singer and songwriter
- 1981 – Smush Parker, American basketball player
- 1981 - Lou Ruggieri, American Bad-ass
1495 – Friar John Cor records the first known batch of scotch whisky.
1792 – Kentucky is admitted as the 15th state of the United States.
1796 – Tennessee is admitted as the 16th state of the United States.
1831 – James Clark Ross discovers the North Magnetic Pole.
1869 – Thomas Edison receives a patent for his electric voting machine.
1940 – The Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit Corporation goes out of business, giving the City of New York full control of the subway system in the city.
1974 – The Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims is published in the journal Emergency Medicine.
1974 – Flixborough disaster: an explosion at a chemical plant kills 28 people.
1980 – Cable News Network (CNN) begins broadcasting.
2009 – General Motors files for chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth largest United States bankruptcy in history.
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