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2021 1 17 1 June 2021Did you know 17 June 2021 00 00 17 June 2021 UTC Priest King circa 2000 1900 BCE that Indira Gandhi made Zulfikar Ali Bhutto choose between the sculptures Dancing Girl and Priest King pictured to be returned to Pakistan in 1972 that actor Arthur Blake was famous for his female impersonations of Bette Davis Carmen Miranda and Eleanor Roosevelt that Mennonites and Lutherans both think Canada should recognize the Stoney Knoll First Nation that boxer Nadine Apetz is undertaking a doctorate studying deep brain stimulation in Parkinson s disease in old age that Oophaa is a composition by Iannis Xenakis for a harpsichordist and a percussionist playing seven ceramic flower pots and seven skin instruments that Christian radio station KIXL near Austin Texas pulled an anti pornography program off air in mid transmission because of its graphic descriptions of gay sex that according to one source the Chinese femme fatale Xia Ji married seven times that Bucket of Blood Street and the Bucket of Blood Saloon are located in a town that had a reputation as too tough for women and churches 16 June 2021 12 00 16 June 2021 UTC Alte Handelsborse that the Alte Handelsborse pictured now an event venue in Leipzig began as the trade fair city s first bourse that early in his racing career Kyle Tilley worked as a delivery driver mechanic and sales assistant to fund his Formula Ford team that 27 Afghan peace activists of the People s Peace Movement were kidnapped and later freed by the Taliban in late December 2019 that a jury awarded 225 000 to the prospective owners of Florida radio station WODX because of poor record keeping and breaches of their lease agreement that in 1905 Mae Eleanor Frey became the first woman to be ordained in the American Baptist Churches USA that critics have compared Marina s Ancient Dreams in a Modern Land to Britney Spears s Womanizer with one describing it as an electro glam pop stomper that after hairdresser Mr Kenneth s salon in a converted New York City house burned down he lamented that nothing like it will ever exist again that late arrivals at American colonial era inns might find that the only drink on offer was Whistle Belly Vengeance a mixture of sour beer molasses and bread crusts 00 00 16 June 2021 UTC Edwards Davis that before a career in stage and film Edwards Davis pictured was an ordained minister known for dancing in his pulpit that the developers of WarioWare Gold had to carefully select which 300 of the 1100 minigames across the entire series to include in the game that according to hacker Tillie Kottmann most of her data breaches did not require much technical skill that banker Henry Seligman s house at 30 West 56th Street had a reception room with green marble furniture and a library with a Gothic style wastebasket that HMS Sherwood is located more than 50 miles 80 km from the sea that Tanja Tetzlaff recorded Einojuhani Rautavaara s cello sonatas from the 20th century and Wolfgang Rihm s cello concerto premiered in 2008 on a cello built in 1776 that in 1630 fewer than three percent of candidates were awarded the rank of juren the second highest civil rank in imperial China that Elon Musk lost 16 3 billion in a single day the largest in the history of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index 15 June 2021 12 00 15 June 2021 UTC American kestrel being treated at the Wild Bird Fund that the Wild Bird Fund is New York City s first and only wildlife hospital example treatment pictured that four Russian billionaires Roman Abramovich Mikhail Fridman Petr Aven and Shalva Chigirinsky and the oil firm Rosneft are suing HarperCollins over Putin s People by Catherine Belton that architect Paul Rudolph s residence at 23 Beekman Place has a penthouse terrace overhanging the nearby street which even Rudolph was afraid to use that the government radio station in Mandatory Palestine had an Arab Hour in the late 1930s hosting Palestinian writers like Stephan Hanna Stephan that interest rates on repos which are short term loans between financial institutions experienced a sudden and unexpected spike on September 17 2019 that William Bains Jordan led the committee that designed the Hawaii State Capitol that the Theater Trier runs a series including the premiere of Zemlinsky s Sarema the German premiere of The Voyage by Philip Glass and the revival of Koanga by Frederick Delius that Eve Pitts one of the Church of England s fiercest critics is also their first black woman vicar 00 00 15 June 2021 UTC Gallagh Man that the Irish bog body Gallagh Man pictured preserves the remains of an Iron Age man who was around 25 years old dark haired and was either strangled during a ritual killing or executed as a criminal that Greg Cooper based the character of suffragist Kate Sheppard in punk rock musical That Bloody Woman on Bette Midler in concert in Cleveland that although Margaret Thatcher announced to the House of Commons on 14 June 1982 that Argentine troops were flying white flags over Port Stanley they were probably just laundry on a washing line that baseball player Eric Filia worked as a butler at the Playboy Mansion while he was suspended by the University of California Los Angeles that the Rockefeller Apartments with its glass enclosed cylindrical bows allowed 15 percent more air and natural light than other apartments of the time that one in a thousand women have three X chromosomes but fewer than 10 percent of them know it that Donato Palumbo s leadership of Euratom s fusion power organization led to him being known as the founding father of the European fusion program that in the Chinese erotic novella Chipozi zhuan a woman has sex with her cousin her brothers in law her father in law and two Buddhist monks 14 June 2021 12 00 14 June 2021 UTC Artist s rendering of IDCSP satellites being deployed that photographs of South Vietnam transmitted to the United States by the Initial Defense Communications Satellite Program artist s rendering pictured made possible near real time battlefield analysis during the Vietnam War that Amy Vilela became an advocate for single payer healthcare after her daughter died after being turned away from a hospital for lacking health insurance that some moʻolelo took multiple days to tell in full and were sometimes told in the form of hula that the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs said that it will not arrest communist leader Jose Maria Sison if he visits the Philippine embassy in The Hague that when Yuka Nishio joined the violin rock band Morfonica as bassist she had no experience with the bass guitar that Barack Obama was once gifted a baseball glove belonging to Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Moore that when Honor McKellar studied voice in England Ralph Vaughan Williams called her the girl who does things with the words that Ita Ekpenyon coached American actor Paul Robeson in speaking the Efik language for the 1937 film King Solomon s Mines 00 00 14 June 2021 UTC Los Campitos Reservoir that the Los Campitos Reservoir pictured in Tenerife has never held water that James Fulton Zimmerman was the first historian to examine U S State Department records on the controversial impressment that occurred just before the War of 1812 was declared that Cuilin Zhang leads a study of about 4 000 women who had diabetes in pregnancy to identify factors in the progression from gestational diabetes to type 2 diabetes that Don Mullally a DJ at Vermont radio station WSTJ between 1952 and 2016 was still playing vinyl records when he retired just two weeks before his death that the late Ming dynasty erotic novel Zhulin yeshi was written by Man of the Crazy Way that Ira H Owen was one of the first steel hulled lake freighters that Headroom was a bar that operated only during the COVID 19 pandemic that the bite of the pygmy copperhead is potentially fatal if untreated 13 June 2021 12 00 13 June 2021 UTC Mary Custis Lee that Mary Custis Lee pictured a daughter of the Confederate general Robert E Lee refused to sit in the whites only section of a streetcar that musical comedian Bo Burnham wrote directed filmed starred in and edited Inside by himself during the COVID 19 pandemic that Langshi is one of the oldest erotic novels published in China that while France abolished slavery in 1794 Napoleon reinstated it in 1802 that Zealand received more than 5 000 lightning strikes in three hours during the 2011 cloudburst in Denmark that Turkey built a courtroom on the island of Imrali for the 1999 trial of Abdullah Ocalan the leader of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party that the seven year old son of the first owner of Maryland radio station WPTX was sometimes allowed to spin big band records on the air that 14th century hierocrats thought that the pope was the rightful sovereign of the entire world 00 00 13 June 2021 UTC 111 West 57th Street that a Steinway piano showroom at 111 West 57th Street pictured in New York City was expanded by 2 850 percent to become one of the tallest buildings in the United States that Karl Gunther von Hase who served as a German government spokesman under three chancellors became director of the broadcaster ZDF in 1977 that Cambodian leader Hun Sen released four imprisoned dissidents as a gift to the United States upon the opening of its new embassy in Phnom Penh that Ingrid Wallberg was the first female architect in Sweden with her own firm that the manager of WVSS at the University of Wisconsin Stout spent about 6 000 of his own money to buy more than 500 classical music CDs to program the station that Casa Anchieta in San Cristobal de La Laguna Tenerife was the childhood home of Brazilian missionary Joseph of Anchieta that John Barefoot s catalogue of British Commonwealth revenue stamps grew from 142 to more than 500 pages between its first and tenth editions as new stamps were discovered that pre Socratic philosophy included some of the earliest attempts to explain the cosmos as an ordered system without reference to the gods 12 June 2021 12 00 12 June 2021 UTC Print made with the Bodleian Plate that the Bodleian Plate is among the earliest depictions of the College of William amp Mary s campus including the President s House that the Romani people in Poland were persecuted alongside the Jews in the Holocaust that actress Rebecca Dayan developed a love for acting while being raised in a hotel that an artwork featured at Singapore s Marina South Pier MRT station was commissioned for the country s 50th year of independence that Asfaw Yemiru s school educated over 120 000 Ethiopian students that the 51st Defense Battalion formed during World War II was the first African American unit in the United States Marine Corps that Kaʻelepulu Pond formerly a 200 to 400 acre 81 to 162 ha Hawaiian fish pond is now about 95 acres 38 ha and polluted after having been partially filled in for a housing development that Brazil has extended its FM broadcasting band to allow more AM radio stations to migrate to FM 00 00 12 June 2021 UTC Fanny Howie that New Zealand singer Fanny Howie pictured composed the song Hine E Hine which aired on New Zealand television every night from 1981 to 1994 that between 1979 and 1994 the Gilbert Islands in Kiribati were a full day ahead of the country s eastern Phoenix and Line Islands that despite not identifying as Jewish Michael George Levy was denied a Military Cross due to his commanding officer s antisemitic views that Japanese manga artist Riyoko Ikeda was awarded the Legion of Honour by the French government for her manga series The Rose of Versailles that Clark Gable and Carole Lombard were married at Saint John s Methodist Episcopal Church after eloping in 1939 that in his debut first class cricket season Jack Carson took the most wickets of any Sussex player in the 2020 Bob Willis Trophy that radio station WDOV missed its own sign on date because a boiler failure cut power to the entire city of Dover Delaware that John Coster Mullen discovered that the Little Boy was actually a girl 11 June 2021 12 00 11 June 2021 UTC Rummer with engraving attributed to Maria Tesselschade Visscher that some of the most celebrated Dutch Golden Age artists who worked in glass engraving example pictured were women that French West African poet David Diop was among 63 people killed when Air France Flight 343 crashed in 1960 that the post office for Wises Landing Kentucky was established in June 1878 but did not receive a postmaster until January 1879 that Robert Ward was the longest serving caucus leader in the history of the Connecticut General Assembly that Brentford were promoted via the English Football League play offs for the first time in ten attempts when they won the 2021 EFL Championship play off Final that in April 2021 the body of the founder of the new religious movement Love Has Won was found mummified and wrapped in Christmas lights that Thomas Flatley compared closing WNHT television in Concord New Hampshire to putting down his dog that it is compulsory for educational providers of international students to register with CRICOS in Australia 00 00 11 June 2021 UTC Interior of St George s Chapel Windsor Castle that the Jubilate by Benjamin Britten was written in 1961 for St George s Chapel pictured at the request of the Duke of Edinburgh and performed there for some of his birthdays and his funeral that Brown Lake is of cultural and spiritual significance to the Quandamooka people that after the 2020 Summer Olympics were postponed South African artistic gymnast Caitlin Rooskrantz livestreamed the routine she was going to perform that the houses at 5 7 11 13 and 15 West 54th Street form the only remaining real strip of mansions in Midtown Manhattan that WMEB FM had to move its transmitter because its signal was interfering with equipment in physics laboratories at the University of Maine that Presbyterian football head coach Kevin Kelley won nine state championships as a high school coach by rarely punting and almost always attempting fourth down conversions that Macclesfield F C was founded as a phoenix club after their stadium was purchased from a property website that Barrackpore Trunk Road the oldest metalled road in India was built in 1775 to connect the first British cantonment in India with Calcutta then the country s capital 10 June 2021 12 00 10 June 2021 UTC Polymastia boletiformis that although the two sponges look similar sediment rarely settles on the surface of Polymastia boletiformis example pictured whereas Polymastia penicillus often appears dirty that after police beat choked pepper sprayed and dragged Ronald Greene face down while shackled saying that shit hurts doesn t it a trooper was initially reprimanded for violating courtesy rules that Kai Cheng Thom wrote Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars not as a memoir to educate cisgender people about transgender issues but as the book she had wanted to read as a teenager that a recent Jersey court case found that the usage of an ancient Norman Clameur de Haro which includes a recitation of the Lord s Prayer in French to legally apply an injunction was used incorrectly that Massachusetts radio station WAAF pulled off an unprecedented radio concert promotion coup by organizing a concert by the Rolling Stones for 300 locals that the rock band Blur were the wedding band for the reception of journalists Jane Suiter and Leo Finlay in Dublin in 1990 that the 2019 establishment of No 13 Air Experience Flight RAF marked the return of cadet powered flight experiences to Northern Ireland after more than 22 years that you can t be sexy in private 00 00 10 June 2021 UTC The Law Is Too Slow 1925 lithograph by George Bellows that the 1935 New York anti lynching exhibitions included Death modeled after the lynching of George Hughes Necklace by Aaron Goodelman This Is Her First Lynching and The Law Is Too Slow pictured and were intended to support anti lynching legislation while earlier similar proposed legislation was supported by the NAACP using the lynching of Henry Lowry that Raimund Hoghe who was awarded the German Dance Prize in 2020 made a self portrait documentary film Der Buckel The Hunchback that the 66 room C Ledyard Blair House on New York City s Fifth Avenue was sold and demolished barely a decade after its completion that South Korean boy band Shinee s song View 2015 is regarded as K pop s first foray into deep house that saxophonist Jerry Jumonville was usually part of any band featured in the 1970s television series Happy Days and Laverne amp Shirley that the consumption of poppy seeds known as the poppy seed defence is a recognised medical defence for failing a drug test that the spiny bamboo is one of the main sources of bamboo pulp for paper making that the Line 3 oil spill was the largest inland oil spill in United States history 9 June 2021 12 00 9 June 2021 UTC Portrait of Madame Jacques Louis Leblanc that the Portrait of Madame Jacques Louis Leblanc pictured was exhibited at the Salon in 1834 without its pendant that radio station WADK debuted its first talk show after a local businessman told the owner that the great pastime of Rhode Island is talking politics that the Wilder Brigade Monument which honors the Lightning Brigade was damaged by a lightning strike that the two elliptical roofs of Singapore s Expo MRT station reflect sunlight into the station while cooling it that Kate Nicholl is the first lord mayor of Belfast in recent times not to be born in the United Kingdom or Ireland that Peter Swan became only the third Englishman to be sent off at Wembley Stadium when he was dismissed in the 1993 Second Division play off final that as part of the type certification process aircraft manufacturers routinely fire dead chickens at windshields with a chicken gun in order to simulate bird strikes that Talkin Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues a humorous account of a real life event in which more than 20 people were injured on a boat trip was one of Bob Dylan s first popular songs 01 30 9 June 2021 UTC Charles Nolte as Billy Budd that Robert Chapman and Louis O Coxe s play Billy Budd title role pictured adapted from a novella by Herman Melville won the Donaldson Award and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Play in 1951 that on June 8 1826 rioters destroyed William Lyon Mackenzie s printing press in the Types Riot that Anisomeles malabarica plants are defended from unwanted foragers by carpenter bees that geographer Hildegard Binder Johnson fled Third Reich Germany after the Nazi Party destroyed her scientific paper criticizing the development of European colonies in Africa that the Sherwood Studio Building was characterized in 1892 as New York City s uptown headquarters of Art with many of its tenants having studied art together that one airline has flown more than 5 600 preighter flights carrying cargo in place of passengers that Sonny Bloch invested 500 000 in improvements to Connecticut radio station WCNX only to be unable to complete the purchase after he was arrested on federal fraud charges that Kuhkopf Knoblochsaue is a large Naturschutzgebiet in Hesse Germany protecting the ecology of the floodplains where the Rhine formerly meandered 8 June 2021 12 00 8 June 2021 UTC Sharon Choi that Sharon Choi pictured the Korean English interpreter for film director Bong Joon ho is herself a director that the termite Macrotermes michaelseni is considered to be an ecosystem engineer in the Okavango Delta in Botswana that the only way for litigants in California to appeal most pre trial rulings before a final judgment and the only way to appeal some rulings at all is by suing the court that issued the order for a writ of mandate that Royal Ballet dancer Fumi Kaneko danced Princess Aurora in a cinema relay of The Sleeping Beauty even though she was supposed to portray the Lilac Fairy that Ester Wajcblum and other Jewish prisoners of Auschwitz smuggled gunpowder out of a munitions plant and successfully destroyed a crematorium at Birkenau during the Sonderkommando revolt that when the European Super League was proposed UEFA threatened to ban any footballers who took part from playing international football that the 1928 Austin city plan recommended segregating the city s African American residents to East Austin that avant garde artist Hu Zhiying s master s degree was denied after his thesis was labeled as not in line with Marxist principles 00 00 8 June 2021 UTC Altarpiece by Gerda Hoglund that Swedish artist Gerda Hoglund painted her first altarpiece in South Africa before creating a similar work pictured in Sweden that Frank Lloyd Wright s 1905 plan for a Wisconsin Badgers Crew boathouse was shelved but the design was used in 2007 for the West Side Rowing Club in Buffalo New York that the cast of Canadian teen drama Degrassi Junior High were named UNICEF goodwill ambassadors of Canada that Tishaura Jones the new mayor of St Louis once started a GoFundMe fundraiser to take down a Confederate monument that tourists on holiday trips arranged by the Finland travel agency Keihasmatkat were encouraged to drink alcoholic beverages partly to avoid culture shock that Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi sought plant species from Indian forest conservationist S G Neginhal to be planted at the memorial of his mother former prime minister Indira Gandhi that Tom Jones s 2021 album Surrounded by Time marked the first time in his career that he recorded music in his home country of Wales that Walter Gladwin was the first black New York state assemblyman from the Bronx 7 June 2021 12 00 7 June 2021 UTC Flame colored tanager that the red headed rose throated and flame colored tanagers pictured are not tanagers but cardinals that Ronald Graham a star in the original Broadway casts of musicals by Rodgers and Hart Cole Porter and Arthur Schwartz began his career in radio after winning a national singing contest in 1931 that the Dolmen de Soto is one of about 1 650 neolithic burial sites in Andalusia and assumed to have been built between 4 500 and 5 000 years ago that jelly rolls are sensitive to interest rates that the proverb speech is silver silence is golden has been attributed to wise men of old and traced to Arabic texts more than a millennium old that early in her career Maria Calegari danced principal roles in every ballet performed one weekend by the New York City Ballet that the Agreed Measures for the Conservation of Antarctic Fauna and Flora passed in 1964 established the first international rules for wildlife conservation in Antarctica that Fontainea venosa is a vulnerable rare plant in Australia 00 00 7 June 2021 UTC Self portrait of Kendall that after buying a view camera in the 1880s Marie Hartig Kendall pictured took over 30 000 photographs that the four year history of radio station WUCI FM included the revelation of the founder as a convicted felon and a station staffer threatening another with a revolver that despite being sick and ordered to return to the rear Hughie Miller fought on the front lines in the Battle of Belleau Wood and single handedly captured two German soldiers that Lord Byron lay in state for two days at a house in Great George Street Westminster that due to COVID 19 lockdowns in India the science fiction short film 55 km sec was directed remotely and the lead actors Mrinal Dutt and Richa Chadda filmed themselves through their own devices that in translating the short story Xianu by Pu Songling Herbert Giles omitted the protagonist s homosexual relationship with a fox spirit that the sculptor and schoolteacher Arvids Brastins led a group of Latvian pagans in the post war United States that Hercules hosted a live streamed talk show during the COVID 19 pandemic 6 June 2021 12 00 6 June 2021 UTC Schools at War poster that the American Schools at War program promotional poster pictured raised over 2 billion over 28 billion today to help pay for World War II that Western media treated Egyptian activist Gihan Ibrahim as a face of the Egyptian revolution of 2011 but rarely mentioned her revolutionary socialist political views the Tala tank is the largest overhead water reservoir in the world that William Henry Ellis spearheaded a plan to colonize Black Americans in Mexico in the late 19th century that Wo Menschen sich vergessen was the first song in the opening service of the 2021 Ecumenical Church Assembly in Frankfurt held as an open air livestream that the presidential transition of John F Kennedy saw Kennedy the youngest individual elected president prepare to assume power from Dwight D Eisenhower at the time the oldest individual to have served as president that ancient Egyptians carried boats in pieces across the Eastern Desert reassembling them when they reached the Red Sea to embark on trading expeditions that the Supreme People s Procuratorate China s highest agency for investigation and prosecution was abolished for three years during the Cultural Revolution 00 00 6 June 2021 UTC Shrine of St Paulina that the Shrine of St Paulina pictured is dedicated to the first female saint from Brazil that Robin Ransom the first African American woman to serve on the Supreme Court of Missouri said that she was really happy I didn t like law school that the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum in Samoa was founded by two American Mormon missionaries that Sungai Selan hosted the first Catholic mission under the Dutch East Indies outside of Java that Charles Irving s apparatus for the distillation of seawater was used during James Cook s 1772 1775 voyage round the world that developer William Earl Dodge Stokes commissioned a five story mansion in New York City that he never resided in that the rugby league teams of the British Army Royal Navy and Royal Air Force play in the Challenge Cup with Great Britain Police that Kathleen Rubins has voted while in space twice 5 June 2021 12 00 5 June 2021 UTC Flag of FR Yugoslavia that the Flag of FR Yugoslavia pictured was the last national flag in Europe to have a red star removed from it that Izkia Siches who was re elected as president of the Chilean Medical College in 2020 has ruled out running for President of Chile in 2021 that the wooden houses at 312 and 314 East 53rd Street were completed just as fire codes in New York City prevented the construction of further wooden structures nearby that British sailor Eilidh McIntyre who has qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics is the daughter of a former Olympic gold medallist that one of the founders of the Santa Cruz Operation later said that they had every type of relationship with Microsoft you can imagine that the paintings and letters sent home by Inkerman hero Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Tippinge helped document the Crimean War that 2 Cheap Cars withdrew a television advertisement in New Zealand because children were copying the main character s catchphrase Ah so which they sometimes pronounced asshole 00 00 5 June 2021 UTC St George s Basilica that the two Romanesque towers of St George s Basilica pictured in Prague are nicknamed Adam and Eve that Gretchen Campbell s research on Bose Einstein condensates may provide insight into the expansion of the early universe that Richard Hatherill survived a mutiny and a shipwreck only to die from an illness at the age of 35 that West Virginia radio station WHIS made the first broadcast of a murder trial in the United States and was broadcasting when the first on air death occurred that the emperor shrimp likes to hitch a ride on a sea cucumber or a large mollusc that when The Saint Paul Hotel was built in 1908 1910 a rathskeller was carved into the sandstone beneath the building that soprano Estelle Liebling the voice teacher of Beverly Sills and Meryl Streep performed in more than 1600 concerts with John Philip Sousa and his band that Frederick Manfred ate insects and mice as research for his 1954 novel about mountain man Hugh Glass titled Lord Grizzly 4 June 2021 12 00 4 June 2021 UTC Portrait of Dante by Botticelli that the bones of Dante pictured were to be taken to Mussolini s intended last stand against the Allies at the Valtellina Redoubt that 110 taxa are classed as being extinct on the Japanese Red List including the Hokkaido wolf that the last five minutes of a 1977 game between Coventry City and Bristol City were played with neither team attempting to score that Sindee Simon studied ancient amber to show that glass does not flow that concert pianist composer and opera librettist Leonard Liebling was the editor in chief of the Musical Courier from 1911 to 1945 that the principal of Big Tree Elementary read a book from a hot air balloon to honor her students for having collectively read more than 2 5 million minutes in 2006 that Kartini Hermanus the first female general in the Indonesian Army outranked her husband after being promoted in 2000 that landslides caused by Tropical Storm Talas delayed a realignment project on Japan National Route 424 00 00 4 June 2021 UTC HMS Racehorse and HMS Carcass stuck in ice that the ships of the 1773 Phipps expedition towards the North Pole pictured got stuck in ice north of Svalbard that when the sheriff in Helena Arkansas was asked to arrest Owen Flemming an African American man accused of killing a white overseer on June 8 1927 he allegedly said I m busy Just go ahead and lynch him that after being denied admission to Memphis State University because of her race Miriam DeCosta Willis went on to become the university s first African American professor that Acer spitzi is one of seven fossil maples first found in the Klondike Mountain Formation that the Star Wars Rebels episode Twin Suns took inspiration from the 1954 Akira Kurosawa film Seven Samurai that Robert J Ulrich was asked to cast Glee because of his musical background that a former DJ at radio station WKOP in Binghamton New York was convicted of arson for setting fire to the studios that the former Ontario Highway 29 was split in half for nine years from 1927 to 1936 3 June 2021 12 00 3 June 2021 UTC Astrolabe in the Khalili Collection that the Khalili Collection of Islamic Art includes an exceptionally large 17th century astrolabe pictured commissioned by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan that students participating in the 1968 69 Japanese university protests were known for ruthlessly interrogating and verbally abusing professors sometimes for days on end that in Hall v Decuir the Supreme Court of the United States all but endorsed segregation that Herman Schiller and Marshall Meyer cofounded the Movimiento Judio por los Derechos Humanos a Jewish human rights organization in Argentina that denounced the National Reorganization Process that ballerina Margaret Tracey performed for Bill and Hillary Clinton when Maria Tallchief received a Kennedy Center Honor that the brown seaweed Acinetospora crinita forms a more or less complete covering of filamentous algae over the rock detritus living animals and sea grasses on the seabed where it occurs that Canadian cyclist Bernie Willock who missed out on competing at the Olympics due to the 1980 Summer Olympics boycott later owned furniture stores that Mirror a Hong Kong Cantopop music group which does not want to go for a K pop feel performed Korean pop songs at a concert 00 00 3 June 2021 UTC Jim Hayes that the UT Arlington Mavericks men s wheelchair basketball team was coached by Jim Hayes pictured from 1976 to 2008 that labor activist Mother Blizzard once led a group of women to tear up train tracks to prevent an attack on striking miners that botanist and great Yorkshire character John Farrah reprimanded greedy plant collectors in such a way that they would remember it to the end of their days that the orange flatworm Yungia aurantiaca can regrow its whole body from a small fragment of tissue that the Delaware Lackawanna and Western once stockpiled 15 000 train cars of coal at Gravel Place Pennsylvania to be able to operate through a miners strike that Jimbōchō Book Town is home to roughly a third of Japan s used bookstores that the 18th century Great Pagoda in London is considered the most important surviving example of Chinoiserie Chinese inspired design in Europe that Fannie R Buchanan received a citation and medal from the USDA for outstanding contributions to rural culture 2 June 2021 12 00 2 June 2021 UTC Eye of Horus symbol that in Egyptian mythology the god Horus offered his own eye symbol pictured to be eaten by his father Osiris that Cuddles Marshall the handsomest twirler on the New York Yankees turned down a movie contract from Metro Goldwyn Mayer that a man who threatened to blow up Alaska radio station KIAK unless he was put on the air was startled to find the station completely automated that Kahe Te Rau o te rangi swam seven miles 11 km with her child strapped to her back from Kapiti Island to the New Zealand mainland to raise the alarm about an impending invasion that hundreds of spectators gathered at a nearby church and club to watch 689 Fifth Avenue catch on fire that although ballerina Cynthia Harvey spent most of her career with the American Ballet Theatre she was also the first American principal dancer with the Royal Ballet in London that Thurston Clarke felt that Harold Wilson should find it a chilling thought that The Chariot of Israel would be cluttering library shelves for years to come that Kenneth Robinson the second of three Robinsons to present Points of View between Robert Robinson and Anne Robinson was fired from that programme for the frivolous way he described bananas 00 00 2 June 2021 UTC Meredith Clark that Meredith Clark pictured is the go to person about Black Twitter according to NPR that SC East Bengal became the first club in Indian football to activate the force majeure clause in their 2020 21 season that American politician Alexander Warner held elected political offices in three different states that after Haier bought the Greenwich Savings Bank Building it turned the large banking hall into a showroom for refrigerators and air conditioners that Finnish politician Kaarina Suonio answered the world s first GSM phone call that around a fifth of all Filipinos served by the Philippine consulate in Barcelona protested its closure on Facebook that British deputy prime minister John Prescott was nicknamed Two Jabs after punching a protestor in 2001 that the village of Pstraze is known as the Polish Chernobyl due to its reputation as a ghost town and a former storage site for nuclear weapons 1 June 2021 12 00 1 June 2021 UTC Deportation of Jews from Ioannina that more than 80 percent of Greek Jews were killed during the Holocaust in Greece pictured that at the 2002 Commonwealth Games Jamie Arthur became the first Welsh boxer to win a gold medal for more than 40 years that critics compared John Lennon s first book In His Own Write to the writings of James Joyce even though Lennon had never read him that Harry Harper refused to play baseball on Sundays that Moto Hagio wrote her 1992 manga Iguana Girl as a semi autobiographical story that reflects her strained relationship with her mother that the state of Illinois erected both the Illinois Memorial and the Illinois Monument on American Civil War battlefields in the early 1900s that soprano Joyce Mathis won the Marian Anderson Award in 1967 and the Young Concert Artists singing competition in 1968 that the Victorian Carham Hall in Northumberland was saved from demolition this year when its listed building status was reinstated 00 00 1 June 2021 UTC Kid Canfield that Kid Canfield pictured is the first known person to die live on radio that J L Granatstein s 1998 book Who Killed Canadian History has been described as the pinnacle of Canada s history wars that the pits in trachoma are named for Herbert Herbert that some Polish military cooperatives formed to provide supplies to service personnel at low prices issued their own coins that the Bishop of Bath and Wells said that there is not a more dangerous woman in the West than Mary Speke that 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