Bavarians defeated by the Hungarians
St. Swithin's body moved to a basilica
Capture of Jerusalem (1st Crusade) 10,000 massacred
Election of Godfrey of Bologne as King of Jerusalem
The castle of Tiberias surrenders to Saladin
English army sails for France
Charles VI, King of France, expels the Jews from France
Sigsimund recognized as King of Bohemia; agreement with the Hussites is confirmed
Cade's Rebellion accepts pardons and leaves London
Sultan Selim enters Cairo
Death of St Anthony Zaccaria
Death of Bevill Grenville
Proclamation to restrict the growth of London forbids new building
Maria Reich, Trauben Wirth, Waldburg Lachenmayer, and Anna Treher, of Waldsee, Germany, burned as witches
Knighting of Anthony Van Dyck, artist
Courts of Star Chamber & High Commission are abolished in Britain
August Gottlieb Spangenberg founder of Moravian Church in North America born
John Broughton, Boxer, English, was the "father of the sport of boxing", replacing sword fighting. born
Etienne de Silhouette, French minister of finance, outline portrait artist born
Sarah Siddons, Welsh actress, gained fame playing Lady Macbeth in Macbeth born
Sylvester W. Graham, Health food pioneer and Inventor of the, Graham Cracker. born
David Farragut, the first U.S. Navy admiral born
Showman P.T. Barnum American showman who formed the Barnum and Bailey Circus born
Venezuela became the first South American country to declare independence from Spain.
The French occupied the North African city of Algiers.
English-born colonist and statesman in southern Africa, Cecil Rhodes born
William Booth founded the Salvation Army in London
Georgia became the last of the Confederate states to be readmitted to the Union.
A friend of Brahms read him a newspaper report that a musician in the orchestra at Bayreuth had died. Brahms' reply, in its entirety: "The first corpse."
American tennis player Dwight Davis, founder of the Davis Cup. born
Wanda Landowsky was born in Warsaw. Landowsky would become the first great harpsichordist of the 20th century, and the one who brought the instrument back to popularity. Without Wanda Landowsky there might not have been so great a revival of Baroque music.
French writer and film director Jean Cocteau born
Biochemist, John Northrop - crystallized enzymes (Nobel 1946) born
Henry Cabot Jr. Lodge born
Milburn Stone, TV Actor, Gunsmoke's Dr. Galen 'Doc' Adams born
George Pompidou, Prime Minister of France, 1968 born
Led by all-round athlete Jim Thorpe, the United States team took more medals than any other nation at the Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden.
Boeing Company, originally known as Pacific Aero Products, was founded in Seattle by William Boeing.
The Second Battle of the Marne began during World War One.
Football coach John McKay born
Musician Janos Starker born
Movie Actor, William Robert Laughlin (Our Gang's Froggy) born
Actress Katherine Helmond born
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Shirley Knight born
Dancer-choreographer Eliot Feld born
Singer-musician Robbie Robertson born
Italy declared war on its former Axis partner, Japan.
The bikini made its debut during a fashion show at the Molitor Pool in Paris. Model Micheline Bernardini wore the daringly skimpy two-piece outfit, which was created by Louis Reard
Julie Nixon Eisenhower born
President Truman was nominated for another term of office by the Democratic national convention in Philadelphia.
Rock star Huey Lewis born
Baseball pitcher Rich "Goose" Gossage born
Country musician Charles Ventre (River Road) born
Singer-songwriter Marc Cohn born
Senator Barry M. Goldwater of Arizona was nominated for president by the Republican national convention, meeting in San Francisco.
President Nixon announced he would visit the People's Republic of China to seek a "normalization of relations."
Rock musician Bengt Lagerberg (The Cardigans) born
Actor Dale Godboldo ("Shasta McNasty") born
Three American astronauts blasted off aboard an "Apollo" spaceship hours after two Soviet cosmonauts were launched aboard a "Soyuz" spacecraft for a mission that included a linkup of the two ships in orbit.
A 36-hour kidnap ordeal began for 26 schoolchildren and their bus driver as they were abducted near Chowchilla, California, by three gunmen and imprisoned in an underground cell. (The captives escaped unharmed.)
Rapper Bizarre (D12) born
President Carter delivered his "malaise" speech in which he lamented what he called a "crisis of confidence" in America.
Rock singer Jason Wade (Lifehouse) born
Pat Cash of Australia defeated Ivan Lendl in straight sets to win the Wimbledon men's single final.
Former National Security Adviser John Poindexter testifed at the Iran-Contra hearings that he had never told President Reagan about using Iranian arms sales money for the Contras in order to protect the president from possible political embarrassment.
Attorney General Edwin Meese the Third announced he would resign, saying he had been completely vindicated by an independent prosecutor's 14-month probe into his official conduct.
Former National Security Council aide Oliver North received $150,000 fine and a suspended prison term as a judge sentenced him for his Iran-Contra convictions. His convictions were later overturned.
NATO leaders opened a two-day meeting in London to revise the alliance's strategy in light of easing East-West tensions in Europe and the unraveling of the Warsaw Pact.
A former POW released a photograph showing three U.S. servicemen, missing in Southeast Asia since the Vietnam War, holding a sign dated May 25, 1990.
A worldwide financial scandal erupted as regulators in eight countries shut down the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, charging it with fraud, drug money-laundering and illegal infiltration into the U.S. banking system.
Leader's of the world's seven richest nations gathered in Munich, Germany, for their 18th annual economic summit. President Bush, en route to the summit, told cheering Poles in Warsaw, "America shares Poland's dream."
Andre Agassi won his first Grand Slam title, defeating Goran Ivanisevic at Wimbledon.
Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton claimed the Democratic presidential nomination at the party's convention in New York.
In the Tanglewood the show was all-Tchaikovsky. Mariss Jansons conducted the Boston Symphony in the "Pathetique" Symphony after Andre Watts performed the First Piano Concerto.
A United Nations team left Iraq after trying for more than a month to persuade the Baghdad government to allow surveillance cameras at two former missile test sites. President Clinton left Washington for a Group of Seven summit in Japan.
In an attempt to halt a surge of Haitian refugees, the Clinton administration announced that it was refusing entry to new Haitian boat people.
President Clinton set out on a four-nation European trip that included a Group of Seven summit in Naples, Italy.
More than 100 Grateful Dead fans were injured when a deck on which they were dancing collapsed near Wentzville, Missouri.
MSNBC, a 24-hour all-news network, made its debut on cable and the Internet.
Nervous investors, fearing higher interest rates, gave the stock market its worst beating in four months, sending the Dow industrials down 114 points.
Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole picked New York congresswoman Susan Molinari to deliver the keynote address at the upcoming GOP convention.
The government reported the nation's unemployment rate fell to a six-year low in June
Cambodia's Second Prime Minister Hun Sen launched a bloody coup that toppled First Prime Minister Norodom Ranariddh.
Sixteen-year-old Martina Hingis became the youngest Wimbledom singles champion this century as she beat Jana Novotna, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the women's finals. (Charlotte "Lottie" Dod won in 1887 at age 15.)
NASA scientists brainstormed to fix problems that left Mars Pathfinder's robot rover stuck aboard the lander.
British security forces in Northern Ireland blocked a group of Protestants from parading through the main Catholic neighborhood of Portadown.
Pete Sampras won Wimbledon for the fifth time in six years with a 6-7 (2-7), 7-6 (11-9), 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 triumph over Goran Ivanisevic.
President Clinton began a four-day cross-country tour to promote a plan for drawing jobs and investment to areas that had not shared in the prosperity of the 1990s.
The UN Security Council imposed a diamond ban on Sierra Leone's rebels in a bid to strangle their ability to finance a civil war.
At the United Nations, President Clinton signed an international agreement to ban the forcible recruitment of youths as soldiers in armed conflict, and a companion accord to protect children from being forced into slavery, prostitution and pornography.
Israeli man faces attempted murder charges for stabbing three gay pride marchers
Aid ship sailing to Somalia hijacked; aid supply threatened
Sunnis fighting al-Qa'eda insurgents in Western Iraq
Three killed in Tennessee vehicle crash
House votes to repeal Washington D.C. handgun ban
Australian Prime Minister's popularity at all time low
34% more Americans killed in Iraq during past 12 months than in previous 12 months
United Church of Christ endorses same-sex marriage, largest Christian denomination to do so
Tropical Storm Cindy threatens U.S. Gulf Coast
Poland wins in Wagner's Volleyball memorial
Australian Big Brother cleared of breaching content laws
Five convicted in abortion case in Portugal
Microsoft to drop parts of WGA program amid controversy
Scientist makes world's smallest soccer pitch
British soldier killed in Afghanistan
Enron founder Ken Lay dies in Aspen, Colorado
Yell threatens to shut down Yellowikis
Singer Lorraine Hunt Lieberson dies in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Italian intelligence chief arrested over CIA kidnap
France beat Portugal 1-0 and reach FIFA World Cup final
Several police officers killed in suicide bombing in Afghanistan
London Underground train derails leaving passengers trapped
Third US soldier charged in investigation into murder of Iraqi civilians
Nigerian gunmen kidnap three-year-old British girl
Commuter chaos in Sydney after wind damages lines on Harbour Bridge
Fred Thompson accused of being a "mole" for Nixon White House
A dozen 7-Elevens transformed into Kwik-E-Marts to promote Simpsons movie
Five kidnapped from Nigerian oil rig
25 killed and 33 injured as explosion rips through Chinese karaoke bar
Son of former US VP Al Gore arrested for drug possession
Iran says its nuclear program is unchanged
London police launch new anti-gang taskforce
Train cars derail into the Thompson River, British Colombia, chemicals spilled
Taste of Taiwan Cuisine: A complex to redefine Taiwan's MICE industry
South African president wrongly announces death of Zambian counterpart
UK court rules Pringles are potato-light
Death toll in Arizona helicopter collision at seven as only survivor dies
One dead, eighteen injured in Florida lightning strike
Two explosives factories explode in India
Former NFL quarterback Steve McNair shot dead
UK Serious Fraud Office to investigate MG Rover collapse
Ousted president Manuel Zelaya heads back to Honduras
Overdue supply ship docks with International Space Station
Australian rules football: Six goal win moves Morwell to second on Gippsland Football League ladder
Pichilemu, Chile former post office is demolished
Scientists develop 'Smart Bomb' treatment that targets cancer cells
China sentences geologist to eight years in prison despite US appeal
On the campaign trail, June 2012