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Abubaker Kaki Khamis (born 21 June 1989) is a Sudanese runner who specializes in the 800 metres.
Adam Zagajewski (born 21 June 1945 in Lwów) is a Polish poet, novelist, translator and essayist.
Adrianus Egbert Willem "Adriaan" "Arie" de Jong (born 21 June 1882 in Plantungan, Kendal Regency, Central Java, Indonesia, died 23 December 1966 in The Hague, Netherlands) was a Dutch artillery army officer who fenced at five Olympics between 1906 and 1928 and won five bronze medals.
Aerosmith is an American rock band.
Abu Ja'far Ahmad ibn Muhammad (June 21, 906 – March 31, 963) was the amir of Sistan from 923 until his death.
, first called Jūbei from his clan and later from his title, was a samurai and general who lived during the Sengoku period of Feudal Japan.
Alexander Sebastian Campanis (born Alessandro Campani, November 2, 1916 – June 21, 1998) was an American executive in Major League Baseball.
Albert Hirschfeld (June 21, 1903 – January 20, 2003) was an American caricaturist best known for his black and white portraits of celebrities and Broadway stars.
Aldra Kauwa Wilson (born June 21, 1977) is a former American college and professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for eight seasons.
Abū Isḥāq Muḥammad ibn al-Wāṯiq (died 21 June 870), better known by his regnal name al-Muhtadī bi-'llāh (المهتدي بالله, "Guided by God"), was the Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad from July 869 to June 870, during the "Anarchy at Samarra".
Alan Hovhaness (March 8, 1911 – June 21, 2000) was an Armenian-American composer.
Alan Anthony Hudson (born 21 June 1951) is an English former footballer who played for Arsenal, Chelsea and Stoke City as well as the England national football team.
Saint Alban of Mainz (Remoundos Michail, Greece-Naxos; d. c. 406 in Mainz) was a priest, missionary, and martyr.
Aleksandr Trifonovich Tvardovsky (p; – 18 December 1971) was a Soviet poet and writer and chief editor of Novy Mir literary magazine from 1950 to 1954 and 1958 to 1970.
Alexander James Dallas (June 21, 1759 – January 16, 1817) was an American statesman who served as the U.S. Treasury Secretary under President James Madison.
Alexander Schalck-Golodkowski (3 July 1932 – 21 June 2015) was a politician and trader in the German Democratic Republic.
Alexandre Lagoya (29 June 1929 – 24 August 1999) was a French classical guitarist and composer.
Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Allyssa DeHaan (born June 21, 1988 in Grand Rapids, Michigan) is an American former collegiate basketball and volleyball player.
Alois Hába (21 June 1893 – 18 November 1973) was a Czech composer, music theorist and teacher.
Saint Aloysius de Gonzaga, S.J. (Luigi Gonzaga; 9 March 156821 June 1591) was an Italian aristocrat who became a member of the Society of Jesus.
Aloysius Paul D'Souza (Kannada); born 21 June 1941) is the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Mangalore.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Anastasio Alberto Ballestrero (3 October 1913 – 21 June 1998) - in religious Anastasio del Santissimo Rosario - was an Italian Roman Catholic cardinal and professed member from the Discalced Carmelites who served as the Archbishop of Turin from 1977 until his resignation in 1989.
Anders Jonas Ångström (13 August 181421 June 1874) was a Swedish physicist and one of the founders of the science of spectroscopy.
Andrea Sacchi (30 November 159921 June 1661) was an Italian painter of High Baroque Classicism, active in Rome.
Andrew Goodman (November 23, 1943 – June 21, 1964) was one of three American activists of the Civil Rights Movement and also a social worker, murdered near Philadelphia, Mississippi, during Freedom Summer in 1964 by members of the Ku Klux Klan.
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber Kt (born 22 March 1948) is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre.
Andrzej Sapkowski (born 21 June 1948) is a Polish fantasy writer.
Anna Jacobson Schwartz (/ʃwɔːrts/; November 11, 1915 – June 21, 2012) was an American economist who worked at the National Bureau of Economic Research in New York City and a writer for the New York Times.
Anne Carson (born June 21, 1950) is a Canadian poet, essayist, translator, and professor of Classics.
Anthony Collins (21 June 1676 O.S.13 December 1729 O.S.) was an English philosopher, and a proponent of deism.
Anthony George Maldon Michell FRS (21 June 1870 – 17 February 1959) was an Australian mechanical engineer of the early 20th century.
Anton Nuhn (June 21, 1814, Schriesheim, Baden – June 27, 1889) was a German anatomist.
Blessed Antonia Mesina (21 June 1919 - 17 May 1935) was an Italian Roman Catholic and part of Catholic Action.
Antonio de Padua María Severino López de Santa Anna y Pérez de Lebrón (21 February 1794 – 21 June 1876),Callcott, Wilfred H., "Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez De,", accessed April 18, 2017 often known as Santa Anna or López de Santa Anna was a Mexican politician and general who fought to defend royalist New Spain and then for Mexican independence.
In Christianity, an archbishop (via Latin archiepiscopus, from Greek αρχιεπίσκοπος, from αρχι-, 'chief', and επίσκοπος, 'bishop') is a bishop of higher rank or office.
Arthur Cowper Ranyard (21 June 1845 – 14 December 1894) was an English astrophysicist.
Arthur Gorrie was born at West End in Brisbane on 19 May 1922.
Assi Rahbani (Arabic: عاصي الرحباني; May 4, 1923 - June 21, 1986) was a Lebanese composer, musician and producer.
The Aymara or Aimara (aymara) people are an indigenous nation in the Andes and Altiplano regions of South America; about 1 million live in Bolivia, Peru and Chile.
Jean-Édouard Vuillard (11 November 186821 June 1940) was a French painter and printmaker associated with the Nabis.
Étienne Aignan (9 April 1773, Beaugency – 21 June 1824, Paris) was a French translator, political writer, librettist and playwright.
İlhan Selçuk (March 11, 1925 – June 21, 2010) was a Turkish lawyer, journalist, author, novelist and editor.
Łukasz Cyborowski (born 21 June 1980) is a Polish chess Grandmaster (2003).
Başak Eraydın (born 21 June 1994 in Ankara) is a Turkish tennis player.
Bankruptcy is a legal status of a person or other entity that cannot repay debts to creditors.
The Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road, also known as the First Battle of the Weldon Railroad, was fought June 21–23, 1864, near Petersburg, Virginia.
The Battle of Landriano took place on 21 June 1529, between the French army under Francis de Bourbon, Comte de St. Pol and the Imperial–Spanish army commanded by Don Antonio de Leyva, Duke of Terranova in the context of the War of the League of Cognac.
The (Uchinaa ikusa), codenamed Operation Iceberg, was a major battle of the Pacific War fought on the island of Okinawa by United States Marine and Army forces against the Imperial Japanese Army.
The Battle of Vinegar Hill (Irish: Cath Chnoc Fhíodh na gCaor), was an engagement during the Irish Rebellion of 1798 on 21 June 1798 when over 13,000 British soldiers launched an attack on Vinegar Hill outside Enniscorthy, County Wexford, the largest camp and headquarters of the Wexford United Irish rebels.
At the Battle of Vitoria (21 June 1813) a British, Portuguese and Spanish army under General the Marquess of Wellington broke the French army under Joseph Bonaparte and Marshal Jean-Baptiste Jourdan near Vitoria in Spain, eventually leading to victory in the Peninsular War.
The Battle of White Mountain (Czech: Bitva na Bílé hoře, German: Schlacht am Weißen Berg) was an important battle in the early stages of the Thirty Years' War.
Ben Alexander (13 September 1971 – 21 June 1992) was an Australian rugby league player for the Penrith Panthers in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership.
Benazir Bhutto (بينظير ڀُٽو; 21 June 1953 – 27 December 2007) was a Pakistani politician who served as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1988 to 1990 and again from 1993 to 1996.
Guy Berkeley "Berke" Breathed (born June 21, 1957) is an American cartoonist, children's book author/illustrator, director and screenwriter, best known for Bloom County, a 1980s cartoon-comic strip and more recent Internet cartoons that reflect sociopolitical issues as understood by fanciful characters (e.g., Bill the Cat and Opus the Penguin) and through humorous analogies.
Sir Bernard Ingham (born 21 June 1932) is a British journalist and former civil servant, best known as Margaret Thatcher's long-serving chief press secretary while she was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990.
Bernard Morton "Bernie" Kopell (born June 21, 1933) is an American character actor known for his roles as Siegfried in Get Smart from 1966 to 1969 and as Dr.
Berthold Heinrich Kämpfert, (16 October 1923 – 21 June 1980), better known as Bert Kaempfert, was a German orchestra leader, music producer, arranger, and songwriter.
Bertha Felicitas Sophie Freifrau von Suttner (Baroness Bertha von Suttner, née Countess Kinsky, Gräfin Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau; 9 June 184321 June 1914) was an Austrian-Bohemian pacifist and novelist.
Robert Lewis "Bob" Evans (May 30, 1918 – June 21, 2007) was an American restaurateur and marketer of pork sausage products.
Bob Evans Restaurants is an American national chain of restaurants owned by Golden Gate Capital and based in New Albany, Ohio.
Robert Lee Dodd (November 11, 1908 – June 21, 1988) was an American college football coach at Georgia Tech.
Bolesław V the Chaste (Bolesław Wstydliwy; 21 June 1226 – 7 December 1279) was a Duke of Sandomierz in Lesser Poland from 1232 and High Duke of Poland from 1243 until his death, as the last male representant of the Piast Lesser Poland branch.
The Bombardment of Fort Stevens occurred in June 1942, in the American Theater of the Pacific Theater of World War II.
The Boxer Rebellion (拳亂), Boxer Uprising or Yihetuan Movement (義和團運動) was a violent anti-foreign, anti-colonial and anti-Christian uprising that took place in China between 1899 and 1901, toward the end of the Qing dynasty.
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States of America and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with more than 2.4 million youth participants and nearly one million adult volunteers.
Brad Walker (born June 21, 1981 in Aberdeen, South Dakota) is an American pole vaulter.
Brandon Richard Flowers (born June 21, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.
Brenda Holloway (born June 21, 1946) is an American singer and songwriter, who was a recording artist for Motown Records during the 1960s.
Brian Eugene Simmons (born June 21, 1975) is a former American college and professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for ten seasons.
Brian Sternberg (June 21, 1943 – May 23, 2013) was a former world record holder in the men's pole vault who was paralyzed from the neck down after a trampoline accident in 1963.
British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.
Herbert William "Buddy" O'Connor (June 21, 1916 – August 24, 1977) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played for the Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers in the National Hockey League.
Byron Schammer (born 21 June 1985) is an Australian rules footballer currently playing with the Claremont Football Club in the West Australian Football League (WAFL).
The Cabinet of Canada (Cabinet du Canada) is a body of ministers of the Crown that, along with the Canadian monarch, and within the tenets of the Westminster system, forms the government of Canada.
The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year by associating each day with one or more saints and referring to the day as the feast day or feast of said saint.
A caliphate (خِلافة) is a state under the leadership of an Islamic steward with the title of caliph (خَليفة), a person considered a religious successor to the Islamic prophet Muhammad and a leader of the entire ummah (community).
The Capture of Guam was a bloodless event between the United States and the Kingdom of Spain during the Spanish–American War.
Carl Burton Stokes (June 21, 1927 – April 3, 1996) was an American politician and diplomat of the Democratic party who served as the 51st mayor of Cleveland, Ohio.
Carlo Matteucci (21 June 1811 – 25 June 1868) was an Italian physicist and neurophysiologist who was a pioneer in the study of bioelectricity.
Carrie Preston (born June 21, 1967) is an American actress, producer, and director.
John Carroll O'Connor (August 2, 1924 – June 21, 2001) was an American actor, producer, and director whose television career spanned four decades.
The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, also known locally as Saint Mary's Cathedral, is the principal church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco in San Francisco, California.
Cedric Henning Belfrage (8 November 1904 – 21 June 1990) was an English film critic, journalist, writer, and political activist.
Charles Dillon Perrine (July 28, 1867 – June 21, 1951) was an American astronomer living in Argentina.
Charles Edward Horn (21 June 1786 – 21 October 1849) was an English composer and singer.
Irving Charles Krauthammer (March 13, 1950 – June 21, 2018) was an American political columnist whose weekly column was syndicated to more than 400 publications worldwide.
Charles Bowers Momsen (June 21, 1896 – May 25, 1967), nicknamed "Swede", was born in Flushing, New York.
Charles Thomas Jackson (June 21, 1805 – August 28, 1880) was an American physician and scientist who was active in medicine, chemistry, mineralogy, and geology.
Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend, (18 April 167421 June 1738) was an English Whig statesman.
Chef Boyardee is a brand of canned pasta products sold internationally by Conagra Brands.
Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
Christian Tell (born January 12, 1808, Brașov – died February 4/16, 1884, Bucharest, România) was a Transylvanian-born Wallachian and Romanian general and politician.
The civil rights movement (also known as the African-American civil rights movement, American civil rights movement and other terms) was a decades-long movement with the goal of securing legal rights for African Americans that other Americans already held.
Clara Immerwahr (21 June 1870 – 2 May 1915) was a German chemist of Jewish descent.
Field Marshal Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck (21 June 1884 – 23 March 1981) was a British Army commander during the Second World War.
Claude Farrère, pseudonym of Frédéric-Charles Bargone (27 April 1876, Lyon – 21 June 1957, Paris), was a French author of novels, many of which are based in exotic locations as Istanbul, Saigon, or Nagasaki.
Clive Brooke, Baron Brooke of Alverthorpe (born 21 June 1942) is a British trade unionist, and Labour Member of the House of Lords.
Conrad "Connie" Lafcadio Hall, ASC (June 21, 1926 – January 4, 2003) was an American cinematographer from Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia.
Conscription, sometimes called the draft, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service.
Cosanti is the gallery and studio of Italian-American architect Paolo Soleri; it was his residence until his death in 2013.
Craig Andrew Lowndes (born 21 June 1974) is an Australian racing driver competing in the Supercars Championship.
Government forces publicly hanged Cristeros on main thoroughfares throughout Mexico, including in the Pacific states of Colima and Jalisco, where bodies would often remain hanging for extended lengths of time. The Cristero War or Cristero Rebellion (1926–29), also known as La Cristiada, was a widespread struggle in many central-western Mexican states against the secularist, anti-Catholic and anti-clerical policies of the Mexican government.
Cristiano Lupatelli (born 21 June 1978 in Perugia) is an Italian former goalkeeper.
Dae-ho Lee (Hangul: 이대호;; born June 21, 1982) is a South Korean professional baseball first baseman for the Lotte Giants of the KBO League.
The were powerful Japanese feudal lords who, until their decline in the early Meiji period, ruled most of Japan from their vast, hereditary land holdings.
Dale Robert Jordan Thomas (born 21 June 1987) is a professional Australian rules footballer for the Carlton Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Prince Tisavarakumarn, the Prince Damrong Rajanubhab (สมเด็จพระเจ้าบรมวงศ์เธอ พระองค์เจ้าดิศวรกุมาร กรมพระยาดำรงราชานุภาพ; Full transcription is "Somdet Phrachao Borommawongthoe Phra-ongchao Ditsawarakuman Kromphraya Damrongrachanuphap" (สมเด็จพระเจ้าบรมวงศ์เธอ พระองค์เจ้าดิศวรกุมาร กรมพระยาดำรงราชานุภาพ)) (21 June 1862 – 1 December 1943) was the founder of the modern Thai educational system as well as the modern provincial administration.
Daniel Carter "Uncle Dan" Beard (June 21, 1850 – June 11, 1941) was an American illustrator, author, youth leader, and social reformer who founded the Sons of Daniel Boone in 1905, which Beard later merged with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).
Daniel D. Tompkins (June 21, 1774 – June 11, 1825) was an American politician.
Dario Marianelli (born June 21, 1963) is an Italian film composer, known for his frequent collaborations with director Joe Wright.
Darryl Quinn Hamilton (December 3, 1964 – June 21, 2015) was an American professional baseball outfielder who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Milwaukee Brewers (1988, 1990–95), Texas Rangers (1996), San Francisco Giants (1997–98), Colorado Rockies (1998–99) and New York Mets (1999–2001).
David John Beerling FRS (born 21 June 1965) is the Director of the Leverhulme Centre for Climate change mitigation and Sorby Professor of Natural Sciences in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences (APS) at the University of Sheffield, UK.
David Kushnir (דוד קושניר; June 21, 1931) is an Israeli former Olympic long-jumper.
David Mark Morrissey (born 21 June 1964) is an English actor, director, producer and screenwriter.
The Day of Private Reflection is a day of remembrance created to acknowledge and reflect upon the conflict in Northern Ireland.
Dean Nicholas Saunders (born 21 June 1964) is a Welsh football manager and former professional footballer who played as a striker in a career which lasted from 1982 until 2001.
Dejan Ognjanović (Cyrillic: Дејан Огњановић; born 21 June 1978) is a Montenegrin football defender who plays for Montenegrin First League club Sutjeska Nikšić.
Derek Robert Alexander Emslie, Lord Kingarth QC (born 21 June 1949) is a judge of the Supreme Courts of Scotland, sitting in the High Court of Justiciary and the Inner House of the Court of Session.
Derrick D. Coleman (born June 21, 1967) is an American retired basketball player.
Derrius Guice (pronounced "geiss") (born June 21, 1997) is an American football running back for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL).
Diane Marleau, (June 21, 1943 – January 30, 2013).
Dimitris Papaioannou (Δημήτρης Παπαϊωάννου; born 21 June 1964) is a Greek experimental theater stage director, choreographer and visual artist who drew media attention and acclaim with his creative direction of the Opening Ceremony of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. His varied career spans three decades and has seen him conceive and direct stage works for the Athens Concert Hall, Edafos Dance Theatre and Elliniki Theamaton, work as a costume, set and make-up designer, and published over 40 comics.
The Doge of Venice (Doxe de Venexia; Doge di Venezia; all derived from Latin dūx, "military leader"), sometimes translated as Duke (compare the Italian Duca), was the chief magistrate and leader of the Most Serene Republic of Venice for 1,100 years (697–1797).
Don Black, (born 21 June 1938) is an English lyricist.
Don Figlozzi (January 17, 1909 – June 21, 1981) was an American animator and cartoonist.
Donald Culross Peattie (June 21, 1898 – November 16, 1964) was an American botanist, naturalist and author.
Douglas Peter Savant (born June 21, 1964) is an American actor.
Dwight Whitney Morrow (January 11, 1873October 5, 1931) was an American businessman, diplomat, and politician of Scots-Irish descent, best known as the U.S. ambassador who improved U.S.-Mexican relations, mediating the religious conflict in Mexico known as the Cristero rebellion (1926–29), but also contributing to an easing of conflict between the two countries over oil.
eBay Inc. is a multinational e-commerce corporation based in San Jose, California that facilitates consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website.
Edmund Walter Lopat (originally Lopatynski) (June 21, 1918 – June 15, 1992) was a Major League Baseball pitcher, coach, manager, front office executive, and scout.
Edgar Ray Killen (January 17, 1925 – January 11, 2018) was a Ku Klux Klan organizer who allegedly planned and directed the murders of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, three civil rights activists participating in the Freedom Summer of 1964.
Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from January 1327 until his death; he is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous and unorthodox reign of his father, Edward II.
Edward Joseph Snowden (born June 21, 1983) is an American computer professional, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee, and former contractor for the United States government who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 without authorization.
Edwin Stephen Goodrich FRS (Weston-super-Mare, 21 June 1868 – Oxford, 6 January 1946), was an English zoologist, specialising in comparative anatomy, embryology, palaeontology, and evolution.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
Ellen Louks Fairclough, (January 28, 1905 – November 13, 2004) was a Canadian politician.
Edgeworth Blair "Elliott" Reid (January 16, 1920 – June 21, 2013) was an American actor.
Emperor Jiemin of Northern Wei ((北)魏節閔帝) (498 – 21 June 532), also known as Emperor Qianfei (前廢帝), at times referred to by pre-ascension title Prince of Guangling (廣陵王), personal name Yuan Gong (元恭), courtesy name Xiuye (脩業), was an emperor of Northern Wei.
Empress Dowager Cixi1 (Manchu: Tsysi taiheo; 29 November 1835 – 15 November 1908), of the Manchu Yehenara clan, was a Chinese empress dowager and regent who effectively controlled the Chinese government in the late Qing dynasty for 47 years from 1861 until her death in 1908.
Saint Engelmund (Engelmond, Ingelmund) of Velsen (died May 14, c. 739) was an English-born missionary to Frisia.
Enn Reitel (born 21 June 1950) is a Scottish actor, voice actor and impressionist who specializes in voice work.
Enoch Poor (June 21, 1736 (Old Style)? – September 8, 1780) was a brigadier general in the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War.
Eric Scott Reed (born June 21, 1970) is an American jazz pianist and composer.
Eric "XII" (Swedish: Erik Magnusson; 1339 – 21 June 1359) was a rival king of Sweden of his father, Magnus IV, from 1356 to his death in 1359.
Erica Durance (born June 21, 1978) is a Canadian actress.
Ettore Boiardi (October 22, 1897 – June 21, 1985), better known by his pseudonym Hector Boyardee, was an Italian-American chef, famous for his brand of food products, named Chef Boyardee.
Eumir Deodato de Almeida (born 22 June 1942) is a Brazilian pianist, composer, arranger, and record producer, primarily in jazz but who has been known for his eclectic melding of genres, such as pop, rock, disco, rhythm and blues, classical, Latin and bossa nova.
Eva María Duarte de Perón (7 May 1919 – 26 July 1952) was the wife of Argentine President Juan Perón (1895–1974) and First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952.
Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics and book by Tim Rice.
Ewen James Andrew McKenzie (born 21 June 1965) is an Australian professional rugby union coach and a former international rugby player.
Ezzatolah Entezami (عزتالله انتظامی, born June 21, 1924) is an Iranian actor.
Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.
The Fête de la Musique, also known as Music Day, Make Music Day or World Music Day, is an annual music celebration that takes place on 21 June.
Feodor Vasilyevich Gladkov (Фёдор Васильевич Гладков) – December 20, 1958) was a Soviet Socialist realist writer. Gladkov joined a Communist group in 1904, and in 1905 went to Tiflis (now Tbilisi) and was arrested there for revolutionary activities. He was sentenced to three years' exile. He then moved to Novorossiisk. Among other positions, he served as the editor of the newspaper Krasnoye Chernomorye, secretary of the journal Novy Mir, special correspondent for Izvestiya, and director of the Maxim Gorky Literature Institute in Moscow from 1945 to 1948. He received the Stalin Prize (in 1949) for his literary accomplishments, and is considered a classic writer of Soviet Socialist Realist literature.
Ferdinand André Fouqué (21 June 1828 – 7 March 1904) was a French geologist and petrologist.
Ferdinand Christian Baur (21 June 1792 – December 1860) was a German Protestant theologian and founder and leader of the (new) Tübingen School of theology (named for the University of Tübingen where Baur studied and taught).
Fernando Fernández-Savater Martín (born 21 June 1947 at Basque city of San Sebastián) is one of Spain's most popular living philosophers, as well as an essayist and celebrated author.
Fidel Velázquez Sánchez (May 12, 1900 – June 21, 1997) was the preeminent Mexican union leader of the 20th century.
Fiorella Mari (born 21 June 1928), is a Brazilian-born Italian former actress.
Flavio Roma (born 21 June 1974) is an Italian retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper.
The royal Flight to Varennes (Fuite à Varennes) during the night of 20–21 June 1791 was a significant episode in the French Revolution in which King Louis XVI of France, his queen Marie Antoinette, and their immediate family unsuccessfully attempted to escape from Paris in order to initiate a counter-revolution at the head of loyal troops under royalist officers concentrated at Montmédy near the frontier.
Jacques François Moubandje (born 21 June 1990) is a Cameroon-born Swiss footballer who plays for Toulouse.
Françoise Sagan (21 June 1935 – 24 September 2004) – real name Françoise Quoirez – was a French playwright, novelist, and screenwriter.
Frances Adeline Miller Seward (September 25, 1805 – June 21, 1865) was the First Lady of New York and the wife of William Henry Seward, a senator in the New York legislature, Governor of New York, a senator from New York and United States Secretary of State under President Abraham Lincoln.
Franck Perera (born 21 March 1984 in Montpellier, France) is a race car driver who has competed in a number of international open wheel racing championships.
Frans Jozef de Cort (21 June 1834, in Antwerp – 18 January 1878, in Elsene), was a Flemish writer.
Fred Cone (born June 21, 1926 in Pine Apple, Alabama) is a former professional American football fullback and placekicker in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys.
Karl Friedrich Curschmann (June 21, 1805 – August 24, 1841) was a German song composer and singer.
Fulk III, the Black (970–1040; Foulque Nerra) was an early Count of Anjou celebrated as one of the first great builders of medieval castles.
Gaël Kakuta (born 21 June 1991) is a professional footballer who plays as a left winger for Ligue 1 club Amiens SC, on loan from Hebei China Fortune, and the DR Congo national football team.
Garrett Thomas Jones (born June 21, 1981) is an American professional baseball first baseman and right fielder who is currently a free agent.
Gérard Pelletier, (June 21, 1919 – June 22, 1997) was a Canadian journalist and politician.
Gennady Ivanovich Padalka (Гeннадий Иванович Падалка; born 21 June 1958 in Krasnodar, Russia) is a Russian Air Force officer and an RKA cosmonaut.
Sir Gerald Bernard Kaufman (21 June 1930 – 26 February 2017) was a British Labour politician who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1970 until his death in 2017, first for Manchester Ardwick and then for Manchester Gorton.
Gideon Sundback (April 24, 1880 – June 21, 1954) was a Swedish-American electrical engineer, who is most commonly associated with his work in the development of the zipper.
Giovanni Spadolini (21 June 1925 – 4 August 1994) was a Republican Italian politician, the 44th Prime Minister of Italy, newspaper editor, journalist and a historian.
Giuseppe De Sanctis (21 June 1858 – 18 June 1924) was an Italian painter, primarily of portraits and cityscapes.
Go Skateboarding Day (GSD) is an official annual holiday conceived by the International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC) to promote skateboarding.
Godefroy Maurice de La Tour d'Auvergne (21 June 1636 – 26 July 1721) was a French nobleman and member of the House of La Tour d'Auvergne, one of the most important families in France at the time.
The Governor of California is the head of government of the U.S. state of California.
The Governor of Vermont is the head of the government of the U.S. state of Vermont.
A grandfather clause (or grandfather policy) is a provision in which an old rule continues to apply to some existing situations while a new rule will apply to all future cases.
The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution (Ελληνική Επανάσταση, Elliniki Epanastasi, or also referred to by Greeks in the 19th century as the Αγώνας, Agonas, "Struggle"; Ottoman: يونان عصياني Yunan İsyanı, "Greek Uprising"), was a successful war of independence waged by Greek revolutionaries against the Ottoman Empire between 1821 and 1830.
Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat,; Grønland) is an autonomous constituent country within the Kingdom of Denmark between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
Gretchen Elizabeth Carlson (born June 21, 1966) is an American television commentator and author and the chairwoman of the Miss America board of directors.
Guinn v. United States,, was a United States Supreme Court decision that dealt with provisions of state constitutions that set qualifications for voters.
Gunther Alexander Schuller (November 22, 1925June 21, 2015) was an American composer, conductor, horn player, author, historian and jazz musician.
Gustave Sandras (February 24, 1872 – June 21, 1951) was a French gymnast who competed in the early 20th century.
Habsburg Spain refers to the history of Spain over the 16th and 17th centuries (1516–1700), when it was ruled by kings from the House of Habsburg (also associated with its role in the history of Central Europe).
Halifax, officially known as the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.
Hans Gerschwiler (21 June 1921 – 27 September 2017) was a Swiss figure skater.
Harry Cranbrook Allen MC FRHS (1917–1998), was a prominent British Historian of the United States.
Håvard Nordtveit (born 21 June 1990) is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for 1899 Hoffenheim and the Norway national team.
Heinrich Wölfflin (21 June 1864, Winterthur – 19 July 1945, Zurich) was a Swiss art historian, whose objective classifying principles ("painterly" vs. "linear" and the like) were influential in the development of formal analysis in art history in the early 20th century.
Henry Ossawa Tanner (June 21, 1859 – May 25, 1937) was an American artist and the first African-American painter to gain international acclaim.
Henry Percy, 8th Earl of Northumberland, 2nd Baron Percy (1532 – 21 June 1585) was an English nobleman and conspirator.
Henry Splawn Taylor (born June 21, 1942) is an American poet, author of more than 15 books of poems and winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
Herbert Friedman (June 21, 1916 – September 9, 2000) was an American pioneer in the application of sounding rockets to solar physics, aeronomy, and astronomy.
Hermann Engelhard (21 June 1903 – 6 January 1984) was a German middle-distance runner who won a bronze medal in the 800 meters at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.
Hermann Scherchen (21 June 1891 – 12 June 1966) was a German conductor.
is a starting pitcher for the Chiba Lotte Marines.
Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender.
The refers to the forced suicide on June 21, 1582, of Japanese daimyō Oda Nobunaga at the hands of his samurai general Akechi Mitsuhide.
Human spaceflight (also referred to as crewed spaceflight or manned spaceflight) is space travel with a crew or passengers aboard the spacecraft.
Humanism is a philosophical and ethical stance that emphasizes the value and agency of human beings, individually and collectively, and generally prefers critical thinking and evidence (rationalism and empiricism) over acceptance of dogma or superstition.
Hydra is the outermost known moon of Pluto.
The Imperial Japanese Army (IJA; Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun; "Army of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the official ground-based armed force of the Empire of Japan from 1868 to 1945.
Increase Mather (June 21, 1639 O.S. – August 23, 1723 O.S.) was a major figure in the early history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and Province of Massachusetts Bay (now the Commonwealth of Massachusetts).
Inigo Jones (15 July 1573 – 21 June 1652) was the first significant English architect (of Welsh ancestry) in the early modern period, and the first to employ Vitruvian rules of proportion and symmetry in his buildings.
The insanity defense, also known as the mental disorder defense, is a defense by excuse in a criminal case, arguing that the defendant is not responsible for his or her actions due to an episodic or persistent psychiatric disease at the time of the criminal act.
International Day of Yoga, or commonly and unofficially referred to as Yoga Day, is celebrated annually on 21 June since its inception in 2015.
International Surfing Day, held annually on the third Saturday of June is an unofficial, environmentally conscious sports-centered holiday that celebrates the sport of surfing, surfing lifestyle, and the sustainability of ocean resources.
Ion Heliade Rădulescu or Ion Heliade (also known as Eliade or Eliade Rădulescu;; January 6, 1802 – April 27, 1872) was a Wallachian, later Romanian academic, Romantic and Classicist poet, essayist, memoirist, short story writer, newspaper editor and politician.
Irene van Dyk (née Viljoen; born 21 June 1972) is a South African-born New Zealand netball player.
The Irish Rebellion of 1798 (Éirí Amach 1798), also known as the United Irishmen Rebellion (Éirí Amach na nÉireannach Aontaithe), was an uprising against British rule in Ireland lasting from May to September 1798.
Irving Fein (June 21, 1911 – August 10, 2012) was an American television and film producer, and the manager of entertainers Jack Benny and George Burns.
Irwin Barker (June 13, 1952 – June 21, 2010) was a Canadian comedian and writer.
The Italian invasion of France, also called the Battle of the Alps (10–25 June 1940), was the first major Italian engagement of World War II and the last major engagement of the Battle of France.
Iztok Mlakar (born 21 June 1961) is a Slovenian singer-songwriter and theatre actor.
Jacques Goddet (Paris, 21 June 1905 – Paris, 15 December 2000) was a French sports journalist and director of the Tour de France road cycling race from 1936 to 1986.
Jacques Hébert, (June 21, 1923 – December 6, 2007) was a Canadian author, journalist, publisher, Senator, and world traveller who visited more than 130 countries.
Jaime Lachica Cardinal Sin (Chinese: 辛海梅; 辛海棉 POJ Sin Hái-mûi; Sin Hái-mî; Iacomus Sin; August 31, 1928 – June 21, 2005) was the 30th Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila, and was also a Cardinal.
James Earl Chaney (May 30, 1943 – June 21, 1964), from Meridian, Mississippi, was one of three American civil rights workers who was murdered during Freedom Summer by members of the Ku Klux Klan near Philadelphia, Mississippi.
James Bysse Joll FBA (21 June 1918 – 12 July 1994) was a British historian and university lecturer whose works included The Origins of the First World War and Europe Since 1870.
James Otis Jr. (February 5, 1725 – May 23, 1783) was a lawyer, political activist, pamphleteer and legislator in Boston, a member of the Massachusetts provincial assembly, and an early advocate of the Patriot views against British policy that led to the American Revolution.
James Power Gordon (March 20, 1928 – June 21, 2013) was an American physicist known for his work in the fields of optics and quantum electronics.
James Short FRS (10 June O.S. (21 June N.S.) 1710 – 14 June 1768) was a Scottish mathematician and manufacturer of optical instruments, principally telescopes.
Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell (June 21, 1921 – February 28, 2011) was an American film actress and one of Hollywood's leading sex symbols in the 1940s and 1950s.
Jared Christopher Monti (20 September 1975 – 21 June 2006) was a Soldier in the United States Army who received the United States military's highest decoration for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in Afghanistan.
J.C. Bamford Excavators Limited, universally known as JCB, is an English multinational corporation, with headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire, manufacturing equipment for construction, agriculture, waste handling and demolition.
Jean Chacornac (June 21, 1823 – September 23, 1873) was a French astronomer and discoverer of a comet and several asteroids.
Jean Laplanche (21 June 1924 – 6 May 2012) was a French author, psychoanalyst and winemaker.
Jean II Le Maingre (in Old French, Jehan le Meingre), called Boucicaut (August 28, 1366 — June 21, 1421) was marshal of France and a knight renowned for his military skill.
Jean Liébault (1535 – 21 June 1596) was a doctor and agronomist, born in Dijon.
Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic.
Jeremy Vernon Coney, (born 21 June 1952) is a former New Zealand cricketer, who played 52 Test matches and 88 ODIs for New Zealand, captaining them in 15 Tests and 25 ODIs.
James E. Breuer (born June 21, 1967) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, musician, and radio host.
James Holley Douglas (born June 21, 1951) is an American politician from the state of Vermont.
Joe Flaherty (born June 21, 1941) is an American actor, comedian and voice artist.
Joseph Michael Kramer (born June 21, 1950) is the American drummer for the hard rock band Aerosmith.
Joseph Charles "Joey" Molland (born 21 June 1947, Edge Hill, Liverpool) is an English composer and rock guitarist whose recording career spans five decades.
Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (21 June 1732 – 26 January 1795) was a harpsichordist and composer, the fifth son of Johann Sebastian Bach, sometimes referred to as the "Bückeburg Bach".
Johannes Stark (15 April 1874 – 21 June 1957) was a German physicist and Physics Nobel Prize laureate.
John Agard (born 21 June 1949 in British Guiana) is an Afro-Guyanese playwright, poet and children's writer, now living in Britain.
John Charles Baron (born 21 June 1959) is a British Conservative politician and the Member of Parliament for Basildon and Billericay since 2001.
John Dollond FRS (10 June O.S. (21 June N.S.) 170630 November 1761) was an English optician, known for his successful optics business and his patenting and commercialization of achromatic doublets.
John Hugh Edrich, (born 21 June 1937) is a former English first-class cricketer who, during a career that ran from 1956 to 1978, was considered one of the best batsmen of his generation.
John Warnock Hinckley Jr. (born May 29, 1955) is an American man who, on March 30, 1981, attempted to assassinate U.S. President Ronald Reagan in Washington, D.C. He wounded Reagan with a bullet that ricocheted and hit him in the chest.
John of Denmark or John the Elder (aka Hans the Elder) (Johann der Ältere or Hans der Ältere; Hans den Ældre; born: 29 June 1521 in Haderslev; died: 1 October 1580 at Hansborg Castle, Haderslev) was the only Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Haderslev.
John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1912 or 1917; retrieved August 22, 2017. – June 21, 2001) was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
John Mitchell (born 21 June 1973) is an English musician, songwriter and record producer.
John Paul Young, OAM (born 21 June 1950) is a Scottish-born Australian pop singer who had his 1978 worldwide hit with "Love Is in the Air".
John Skelton, also known as John Shelton (c. 1463 – 21 June 1529), possibly born in Diss, Norfolk, was an English poet and tutor to King Henry VIII of England.
John Smith (bapt. 6 January 1580 – 21 June 1631) was an English soldier, explorer, colonial governor, Admiral of New England, and author.
John W. Dower (born June 21, 1938 in Providence, Rhode Island) is an American author and historian.
Joko Widodo (born Mulyono; 21 June 1961), also known as Jokowi, is an Indonesian politician who is the seventh and current President of Indonesia.
Jordan (الْأُرْدُنّ), officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.
Joseph Cyril Bamford CBE (21 June 1916 – 1 March 2001)Ritchie, Berry, The Independent, 7 March 2001 was a British businessman, who was the founder of the JCB company, manufacturing heavy plant.
Joseph Ki-Zerbo (June 21, 1922 – December 4, 2006, Burkina Faso) was a Burkinabé historian, politician and writer.
Josephine Webb (born June 21, 1918) is an American electrical engineer who obtained two patents for oil circuit breaker contact design, known colloquially as "switchgear".
Josiah Charles Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp, (21 June 1880 – 16 April 1941) was an English industrialist, economist, civil servant, statistician, writer, and banker.
Jovan "Kule" Aćimović (born 21 June 1948) is a former Serbian football player.
Judith Bingham is an English composer and mezzo-soprano singer.
Judy Holliday (Born Judith Tuvim, June 21, 1921 – June 7, 1965) was an American actress, comedian, and singer.
Juliette L. Lewis (born June 21, 1973) is an American singer and actress.
In the Northern Hemisphere, the Summer solstice sometimes occurs on this date, while the Winter solstice occurs in the Southern Hemisphere.
June 20 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - June 22 All fixed commemorations below celebrated on July 4 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.
June Christy (born Shirley Luster; November 20, 1925 – June 21, 1990) was an American singer, known for her work in the cool jazz genre and for her silky smooth vocals.
, better known by his stage name Kami, was a Japanese musician best known as drummer for the visual kei rock band Malice Mizer.
Karl Viktor Erjavec (born 21 June 1960) is a Slovenian lawyer and politician who served in the government of Slovenia as Minister of Foreign Affairs since 2012.
Karl Zittel (21 June 1802, Schmieheim – 28 August 1871, Karlsruhe) was a German theologian, who was a prominent figure in 19th century Liberal Protestantism.
Catharine Letitia Hoey (born 21 June 1946) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Vauxhall since a 1989 by-election.
Kathleen O'Kelly-Kennedy (born 21 June 1986) is a 4.0 point Australian wheelchair basketball player who plays forward-centre.
Kathleen Alice Mattea (born June 21, 1959) is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic, and traditional country sounds to her music.
Kazimierz Leski, nom de guerre Bradl (21 June 1912 — 27 May 2000), was a Polish engineer, co-designer of the Polish submarines ORP Sęp and ORP Orzeł, a fighter pilot, and an officer in World War II Home Army's intelligence and counter-intelligence.
Külüg Khan (Mongolian: Хөлөг хаан, Hülüg Khaan, Külüg qaγan), born Khayishan (also spelled Khayisan, Хайсан, meaning "wall"), also known by the temple name Wuzong (Emperor Wuzong of Yuan) (August 4, 1281 – January 27, 1311), Prince of Huai-ning (懷寧王) in 1304-7,was an emperor of the Yuan dynasty.
(born June 21, 1952) is a well-known Japanese anime director and the founder of the animation studio Bee Train.
Khagan or Qaghan (Old Turkic: kaɣan; хаан, khaan) is a title of imperial rank in the Turkic and Mongolian languages equal to the status of emperor and someone who rules a khaganate (empire).
The Khobar Towers bombing was a terrorist attack on part of a housing complex in the city of Khobar, Saudi Arabia, located near the national oil company (Saudi Aramco) headquarters of Dhahran and nearby King Abdulaziz Air Base on June 25, 1996.
The Kingdom of France (Royaume de France) was a medieval and early modern monarchy in Western Europe.
Charles Frederick Kip Winger (born June 21, 1961) is an American rock musician, a member of the rock band Winger, and a solo artist.
Konstantinos "Kostas" Katsouranis (Κωνσταντίνος "Κώστας" Κατσουράνης; born 21 June 1979) is a former Greek professional footballer.
Kryštof Harant of Polžice and Bezdružice (Kryštof Harant z Polžic a Bezdružic, 1564 – June 21, 1621) was a Czech nobleman, traveler, humanist, soldier, writer and composer.
The Ku Klux Klan, commonly called the KKK or simply the Klan, refers to three distinct secret movements at different points in time in the history of the United States.
Boris Claudio "Lalo" Schifrin (born June 21, 1932) is an Argentine-born American pianist, composer, arranger and conductor.
Elizabeth Woolridge Grant (born June 21, 1985),;; known professionally as Lana Del Rey, is an American singer and songwriter.
Larisa Avdeyeva (Лариса Ивановна Авдеева or Larisa Ivanovna Avdeeva) (21 June 192510 March 2013) was a mezzo-soprano, who starred with the Bolshoi Opera for thirty years.
Lebanon (لبنان; Lebanese pronunciation:; Liban), officially known as the Lebanese RepublicRepublic of Lebanon is the most common phrase used by Lebanese government agencies.
Amasa Leland Stanford (March 9, 1824June 21, 1893) was an American tycoon, industrialist, politician, and the founder (with his wife, Jane) of Stanford University.
Lenore Manderson (born 21 June 1951) is an Australian medical anthropologist.
Leon Marcus Uris (August 3, 1924 – June 21, 2003) was an American author of historical fiction who wrote two bestselling books, Exodus (published in 1958) and Trinity (published in 1976).
Leonard Trelawny Hobhouse (8 September 1864 – 21 June 1929) was a British liberal political theorist and sociologist, who has been considered one of the leading and earliest proponents of social liberalism.
Leonardo Loredan (or Loredano) (November 16, 1436 – June 21, 1521) of the Loredan family was the 75th doge of the Republic of Venice from 1501 until his death.
Leonel de Moura Brizola (22 January 1922 – 21 June 2004) was a Brazilian politician.
Leonhard Rauwolf (also spelled Leonhart Rauwolff) (21 June 1535 – 15 September 1596) was a German physician, botanist, and traveller.
Li Xiannian (pronounced; 23 June 1909 – 21 June 1992) was a President of the People's Republic of China between 1983 and 1988 and then Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference until his death.
The Indian Ambassador to the United States is the chief diplomatic representative of India to the United States, housed in Embassy of India, Washington, D.C..
The United States Ambassador to Seychelles is the official representative of the government of the United States to the government of Seychelles.
This is a list of Governadores (Portuguese "governors"), Interventores ("Inspectors") and Presidents of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
This is a list of the Regierungschef (Heads of Government or Prime Ministers) of Liechtenstein.
This is a list of articles about notable observed periods (days, weeks, months, and years) declared by various governments, groups and organizations to raise awareness of an issue, commemorate a group or event, or celebrate something.
Lluís Companys i Jover (June 21, 1882 – October 15, 1940) was a Spanish politician from Catalonia.
The United Kingdom Local Government Act 1988 was famous for introducing the controversial Section 28 into law.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland was the title of the chief governor of Ireland from the Williamite Wars of 1690 till the Partition of Ireland in 1922.
Louis de Lorraine known as the Cardinal de Guise (22 January 1575 – 21 June 1621, Saintes) was the third son of Henry I, Duke of Guise and Catherine of Cleves.
Luc Urbain de Bouëxic, comte de Guichen (June 21, 1712, Fougères, Ille-et-Vilaine – January 13, 1790, Morlaix) was a French admiral who commanded the French fleets that fought the British at the First Battle of Ushant (1778) and the Battle of Martinique (1780) during the American War of Independence.
Hans Hermann Ludwig von Reuter (9 February 1869 – 18 December 1943) was a German admiral during World War I who commanded the Imperial German Navy's High Seas Fleet when it was interned at Scapa Flow at the end of the war.
Luigi Tripepi (21 June 1836 – 29 December 1906) was an Italian Roman Catholic cardinal and poet.
Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle (born June 21, 1957) is the 32nd Archbishop of Manila.
Luis Taruc (June 21, 1913 – May 4, 2005) was a Filipino political figure and insurgent during the agrarian unrest of the 1930s until the end of the Cold War.
Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian.
Lyman Ward (born June 21, 1941) is a Canadian actor.
M&C Saatchi is an international advertising agency network formed in January 1995 by Jeremy Sinclair (Chairman), Bill Muirhead, David Kershaw (Chief Executive) and the brothers Maurice Saatchi and Charles Saatchi.
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Madihe Pannaseeha Thero (Pali: Paññāsīha) (June 21, 1913 – September 9, 2003) was an eminent Sri Lankan Buddhist monk, who was the Mahanayaka of Amarapura sect from July 13, 1969 until his death on September 9, 2003.
Earl William "Madman" Muntz (January 3, 1914 – June 21, 1987) was an American businessman and engineer who sold and promoted cars and consumer electronics in the United States from the 1930s until his death in 1987.
Sir Malcolm Leslie Rifkind (born 21 June 1946) is a British politician who served in various roles as a cabinet minister under Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher and John Major, including Secretary of State for Scotland (1986–1990), Defence Secretary (1992–1995), and Foreign Secretary (1995–1997).
The Maniots or Maniates (Μανιάτες) are the inhabitants of the Mani Peninsula, Laconia, in the southern Peloponnese, Greece.
Manu Chao (born José-Manuel Thomas Arthur Chao, June 21, 1961) is a French-born musician of Spanish origin.
The Mapuche are a group of indigenous inhabitants of south-central Chile and southwestern Argentina, including parts of present-day Patagonia.
Már Guðmundsson (born June 21, 1954) is an Icelandic economist and policy maker.
Marcella Detroit (born Marcella Levy, June 21, 1952) is an American soprano vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter.
Margaret Mary Heckler (née O'Shaughnessy; born June 21, 1931) is a Republican politician from Massachusetts who served in the United States House of Representatives for eight terms, from 1967–83 and was later the Secretary of Health and Human Services and Ambassador to Ireland under President Ronald Reagan.
Margaret Florence Herrick (September 27, 1902June 21, 1976), also known professionally as Margaret Gledhill, was the Executive Director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Margit Bara (21 June 1928 – 25 October 2016) was a Hungarian film actress.
Archduchess Maria of Austria (21 June 1528 – 26 February 1603) was Holy Roman Empress and queen consort of Bohemia and Hungary as the spouse of Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia and Hungary.
Marie-Josèphe dite Angélique (died June 21, 1734) was the name given by her last owners to a Portuguese-born black slave in New France (later the province of Quebec in Canada).
Mary Loretta "Mariette" Hartley (born June 21, 1940) is an American character actress.
Marian Jean Catherine Adams-Acton (21 June 1846 – 11 October 1928) was a Scottish novelist.
Marjorie Margolies (formerly Margolies-Mezvinsky; born June 21, 1942) is a fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government, an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania, and a women's rights activist.
Mark Traecey Patrick Kimmitt (born 21 June 1954) was the 16th Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, serving under George W. Bush from August 2008 to January 2009.
Saint Martin of Tongres (died ca. 350) is venerated as the seventh bishop of Tongeren.
Mary Therese McCarthy (June 21, 1912 – October 25, 1989) was an American novelist, critic and political activist.
Matthew Gregory Kuchar (born June 21, 1978) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour and formerly the Nationwide Tour.
Matthieu Marais (16641 - 21 June 1737) was a French jurist and writer.
Maureen Catherine Connolly-Brinker (née Connolly; September 17, 1934 – June 21, 1969) known as "Little Mo", was an American tennis player, the winner of nine Grand Slam singles titles in the early 1950s.
Lois Maureen Stapleton (June 21, 1925 – March 13, 2006) was an American actress in film, theater and television.
Maurice Nathan Saatchi, Baron Saatchi (موريس ساعتجي; born 21 June 1946) is a British businessman, and with his brother, Charles, co-founder of the advertising agencies Saatchi and Saatchi and M&C Saatchi.
Maxwell George "Max" Schneider (born June 21, 1992), known professionally in music as MAX, stylized as MΛX, is an American singer, songwriter, actor, dancer and model.
Maximilian Franz Joseph Cornelius "Max" Wolf (June 21, 1863 – October 3, 1932) was a German astronomer and a pioneer in the field of astrophotography.
The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.
Medardo Rosso (21 June 1858, Turin, Italy – 31 March 1928, Milan) was an Italian sculptor.
Meredith Ann Baxter (born June 21, 1947) is an American actress and producer.
Michael Crocker (born 21 June 1980) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 2000s and 2010s.
Michael Gomez (born Michael Armstrong; 21 June 1977) is a former professional boxer who competed from 1995 to 2009.
Michael Edward Gross (born June 21, 1947) is an American television, movie and stage actor.
Michael M. Richter (born June 21, 1938 in Berlin) is a German mathematician and computer scientist.
Michael Ruse, (born 21 June 1940) is a philosopher of science who specializes in the philosophy of biology and works on the relationship between science and religion, the creation–evolution controversy, and the demarcation problem within science.
Michael Henry "Mickey" Schwerner (November 6, 1939 – June 21, 1964), was one of three Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) field/social workers killed in Philadelphia, Mississippi, by members of the Ku Klux Klan.
Michel François Platini (born 21 June 1955) is a French former football player, manager and administrator.
Michael Aaron Einziger (born June 21, 1976) is an American musician and guitarist and co-songwriter of the rock band Incubus.
Michael Joseph McCormack (June 21, 1930 – November 15, 2013) was an American football player and coach in the National Football League (NFL).
Michael Watson Sherrard (born June 21, 1963) is a former professional American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants, and Denver Broncos.
The Miller test, also called the three-prong obscenity test, is the United States Supreme Court's test for determining whether speech or expression can be labeled obscene, in which case it is not protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and can be prohibited.
Miller v. California, 413 U.S. 15 (1973),.
Milward Rodon Kennedy Burge (21 June 1894 – 1968) was an English civil servant, journalist, crime writer and literary critic.
The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Sport and Civil Society is a junior minister in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for sport and Civil Society in England.
The, or, is the Cabinet of Japan member in charge of the Ministry of Defense, known as the Defense Agency before 2007.
The Minister of Health (Ministre de la Santé) is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing health-focused government agencies including Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada, as well as enforcing the Canada Health Act (the law governing Canada's universal health care system).
Miss America is a competition that is held annually and is open to women from the United States between the ages of 17 and 25.
The Momsen lung was a primitive underwater rebreather used before and during World War II by American submariners as emergency escape gear.
Eivor Mona-Lisa Pursiainen (née Strandvall; 21 June 1951, Kronoby — 7 August 2000) was a Finnish female sprinter, who was especially successful in 1973–1974, being ranked #2 in the world over 100 metres and # 3, over 200 metres and 400 metres in 1973.
The Mongols (ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠣᠯᠴᠤᠳ, Mongolchuud) are an East-Central Asian ethnic group native to Mongolia and China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
was a Japanese scholar of Kokugaku active during the Edo period.
The Muntz Car Company was established in 1950, in Glendale, California, by Earl "Madman" Muntz, a well known local used car dealer and electronics retailer.
The murders of Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner, also known as the Freedom Summer murders, the Mississippi civil rights workers' murders or the Mississippi Burning murders, involved three activists that were abducted and murdered in Neshoba County, Mississippi in June 1964 during the Civil Rights Movement.
Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance.
The National Guardian, later known as The Guardian, was a radical leftist independent weekly newspaper established in 1948 in New York City.
National Indigenous Peoples Day (French: Journée nationale des peuples autochtones) is a day recognising and celebrating the cultures and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Indigenous peoples in Canada.
Neil George Doak (born 21 June 1972 in Lisburn, County Antrim, Northern Ireland) is an Irish former cricketer and rugby union player.
Neshoba County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.
New France (Nouvelle-France) was the area colonized by France in North America during a period beginning with the exploration of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence by Jacques Cartier in 1534 and ending with the cession of New France to Great Britain and Spain in 1763.
New Hampshire is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (3 May 1469 – 21 June 1527) was an Italian diplomat, politician, historian, philosopher, humanist, and writer of the Renaissance period.
Nigel Lappin (born 21 June 1976) is a former professional Australian rules footballer.
Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (a; Russia was using old style dates in the 19th century, and information sources used in the article sometimes report dates as old style rather than new style. Dates in the article are taken verbatim from the source and are in the same style as the source from which they come.) was a Russian composer, and a member of the group of composers known as The Five.
Nikolaus Nilles (21 June 1828–31 January 1907) was a Roman Catholic writer and teacher.
Nils Hilmer Lofgren (born June 21, 1951) is an American rock musician, recording artist, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.
Nix is a natural satellite of Pluto.
The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (officially Sveriges riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne, or the Swedish National Bank's Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel), commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Economics, is an award for outstanding contributions to the field of economics, and generally regarded as the most prestigious award for that field.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.
is a Japanese former athlete who specialized in the 100 metres and long jump.
Norman Levi Bowen FRS(June 21, 1887 – September 11, 1956) was a Canadian geologist.
The Northern Hemisphere is the half of Earth that is north of the Equator.
The Northern Wei or the Northern Wei Empire, also known as the Tuoba Wei (拓跋魏), Later Wei (後魏), or Yuan Wei (元魏), was a dynasty founded by the Tuoba clan of the Xianbei, which ruled northern China from 386 to 534 (de jure until 535), during the period of the Southern and Northern Dynasties.
The Northwest Passage (abbreviated as NWP) is, from the European and northern Atlantic point of view, the sea route to the Pacific Ocean through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America via waterways through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
Ocie Lee Smith (June 21, 1932 – November 23, 2001), known as O.C. Smith, was an American musician.
was a powerful daimyō (feudal lord) of Japan in the late 16th century who attempted to unify Japan during the late Sengoku period, and successfully gained control over most of Honshu.
Oklahoma (Uukuhuúwa, Gahnawiyoˀgeh) is a state in the South Central region of the United States.
Old Town Square execution (Staroměstská exekuce) was a mass execution of 27 Bohemian Protestant leaders (three noblemen, seven knights and 17 burghers) of the Bohemian Revolt by the Austrian Catholic House of Habsburg that took place on June 21, 1621 at the Old Town Square in Prague.
Onesimos Nesib (Oromo: Onesimoos Nasiib; Amharic: ኦነሲሞስ ነሲብ; about 1856 – 21 June 1931) was a native Oromo who converted to Lutheran Christianity and translated the Christian Bible into the Oromo language.
Orkney (Orkneyjar), also known as the Orkney Islands, is an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, situated off the north coast of Great Britain.
Oscar Bluemner (June 21, 1867 – January 12, 1938), born Friedrich Julius Oskar Blümner and after 1933 known as Oscar Florianus Bluemner, was a German-born American Modernist painter.
The Ottoman–Egyptian Invasion of Mani was a campaign during the Greek War of Independence that consisted of three battles.
Pablo Edson Barrera Acosta (born 21 June 1987) is a Mexican footballer who plays as a winger or outside forward for Liga MX club UNAM.
Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.
Paolo Soleri (21 June 1919 – 9 April 2013) was an Italian architect.
Paolo Tornaghi (born 21 June 1988) is an Italian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper.
The papal conclave of 1963 was convoked following the death of Pope John XXIII on 3 June that year in the Apostolic Palace.
Patrick John Dunleavy (born 21 June 1952), is Professor of Political Science and Public Policy within the Government Department of the London School of Economics (LSE).
Pavel Haas (21 June 189917 October 1944) was a Czech composer who was murdered during the Holocaust.
The Peninsular War (1807–1814) was a military conflict between Napoleon's empire (as well as the allied powers of the Spanish Empire), the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Kingdom of Portugal, for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars.
The Penn Central Transportation Company, commonly abbreviated to Penn Central, was an American Class I railroad headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that operated from 1968 until 1976.
Per Torsten Eklund (born 21 June 1946 in Skönnerud (Koppom), Eda Municipality of Värmland in Sweden), is a Rally and Rallycross driver who lives in Arvika.
Philip of Swabia (February/March 1177 – 21 June 1208) was a prince of the House of Hohenstaufen and King of Germany from 1198 to 1208.
Philippe Sarde (born 21 June 1948) is a French film composer.
Pier Luigi Nervi (21 June 1891 – 9 January 1979) was an Italian engineer and architect.
Piero (or Pietro) Strozzi (c. 1510 – 21 June 1558) was an Italian military leader.
Pierre Lalonde (January 20, 1941 – June 21, 2016) was a Canadian singer and television host.
Pierre Morad Omidyar (پیر مراد امیدیار, born June 21, 1967) is a French-American billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist of Iranian parentage.
Pierre Paul Royer-Collard (21 June 1763 – 2 September 1845) was a French statesman and philosopher, leader of the Doctrinaires group during the Bourbon Restoration (1814–1830).
Pierre-Nicolas Beauvallet (born in Le Havre on 21 June 1750 and died in Paris on 15 April 1818), was a French sculptor, draftsman and printmaker.
Piers Raymond Courage (27 May 1942 – 21 June 1970) was a British racing driver.
Pirelli Tower (Italian: Grattacielo Pirelli – also called "Pirellone", literally "Big Pirelli"), is a 32-storey, skyscraper in Milan, Italy.
Pluto (minor planet designation: 134340 Pluto) is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, a ring of bodies beyond Neptune.
Polytechnic University of the Philippines (Filipino: Politeknikong Unibersidad ng Pilipinas; Abbreviated a callsign as PUP and commonly known as PUP Main, PUP Sta. Mesa and PUP Manila) is a coeducational state university located in the district of Santa Mesa, Manila, Philippines.
Karl Gunnar Vougt Pontus Hultén (21 June 1924 – 25 October 2006) was a Swedish art collector and museum director.
Pope Leo IX (21 June 1002 – 19 April 1054), born Bruno of Egisheim-Dagsburg, was Pope from 12 February 1049 to his death in 1054.
Pope Martin I (Martinus I; born between 590 and 600, died 16 September 655) reigned from 21 July 649 to his death in 655.
Pope Paul VI (Paulus VI; Paolo VI; born Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini; 26 September 1897 – 6 August 1978) reigned from 21 June 1963 to his death in 1978.
The Premier of Queensland is the head of government in the Australian state of Queensland.
The President of the Republic of Indonesia (Presiden Republik Indonesia) is the head of state and also head of government of the Republic of Indonesia.
The President of Mexico (Presidente de México), officially known as the President of the United Mexican States (Presidente de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is the head of state and government of Mexico.
The President of the Generalitat of Catalonia (President de la Generalitat de Catalunya) is one of the bodies that the Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia stipulates as part of the Generalitat de Catalunya, others being the Parliament, the government, the Consell de Garanties Estatutàries and the Síndic de Greuges.
The President of the People's Republic of China is the head of state of the People's Republic of China.
The President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic (Italian: Presidente del Consiglio dei ministri della Repubblica Italiana), commonly referred to in Italy as Presidente del Consiglio, or informally as Premier and known in English as the Prime Minister of Italy, is the head of government of the Italian Republic.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan (وزِیرِ اعظم —,; lit. "Grand Vizier") is the head of government of Pakistan and designated as the "chief executive of the Republic".
The Prime Minister (statsminister, literally "Minister of the State") is the head of government in Sweden.
The Prime Minister (นายกรัฐมนตรี) of Thailand is the head of government of Thailand.
Benedetto of Savoy (Benedetto Maria Maurizio; 21 June 1741 – 4 January 1808) was an Italian nobleman and military leader, who was prince of Savoy and Duke of Chablais.
The Prince Edward Theatre is a West End theatre situated on Old Compton Street, just north of Leicester Square, in the City of Westminster, London.
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, (William Arthur Philip Louis; born 21 June 1982) is a member of the British royal family.
The Proclamation of Islaz was the program adopted on 9 June 1848 by Romanian revolutionaries.
Psara (Ψαρά, Psará,; formerly known as Ψύρα, Psyra, or Ψυρίη, Psyriī) is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea.
This is a list of public holidays in Greenland.
Public holidays in Togo are days when workers get the day off work.
Queen's House is a former royal residence built between 1616 and 1635 in Greenwich, a few miles down-river from the then City of London and now a London Borough.
Ralph Cook Craig (June 21, 1889 – July 21, 1972) was an American athlete, winner of the sprint double at the 1912 Summer Olympics.
Sir Raymond Douglas Davies, (born 21 June 1944) is an English singer, songwriter and musician.
Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr (June 21, 1892June 1, 1971) was an American theologian, ethicist, commentator on politics and public affairs, and professor at Union Theological Seminary for more than 30 years.
Remo Remotti (16 November 1924 – 21 June 2015) was an Italian actor, playwright, artist and poet.
Ričardas Berankis (born June 21, 1990) is a Lithuanian professional tennis player and a prominent member of the Lithuania Davis Cup team.
Richard Adler (August 3, 1921 – June 21, 2012) was an American lyricist, writer, composer and producer of several Broadway shows.
Richard Gridley (3 January 1710 – 21 June 1796) was born in Boston, Massachusetts.
Richard Allen Jefferson (born June 21, 1980) is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Robert James Kelly III (born June 21, 1974) is a former professional American football player who played safety for four seasons for the New Orleans Saints in the National Football League and one on the injured reserve list for the New England Patriots.
Robert A. Boyd, CM, OQ (June 21, 1918 – November 6, 2006) was a Canadian electric engineer and utility executive.
Robert Berriedale Keith Dewar (June 21, 1945 – June 30, 2015) was an English-born American computer scientist and educator.
Robert Paul Kroetsch, OC (June 26, 1927 – June 21, 2011) was a Canadian novelist, poet and non-fiction writer.
Robert Menasse (born 21 June 1954 in Vienna) is an Austrian writer.
Rockwell Kent (June 21, 1882 – March 13, 1971) was an American painter, printmaker, illustrator, writer, sailor, adventurer and voyager.
Rodulf (Saint Raoul; died 21 June 866) was the archbishop of Bourges from 840 until his death.
Roger Paul Neilson, (June 16, 1934 – June 21, 2003) was a National Hockey League coach, and was responsible for many innovations in the game.
Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP; Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC), "Royal Gendarmerie of Canada"; colloquially known as The Mounties, and internally as "the Force") is the federal and national police force of Canada.
Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah (16 October 1956 – 21 June 1991) was a Bengali poet.
Russell Ash (18 June 1946 – 21 June 2010) was the British author of the Top 10 of Everything series of books, as well as Great Wonders of the World, Incredible Comparisons and many other reference, art and humour titles, most notably his series of books on strange-but-true names, Potty, Fartwell & Knob, Busty, Slag and Nob End and (for children) Big Pants, Burpy and Bumface.
Ruth Leach Amonette (September 24, 1916 – June 21, 2004) was an American businesswoman, author, and educator.
Saatchi & Saatchi is a global communications and advertising agency network with 140 offices in 76 countries and over 6,500 staff.
Salomon Schweigger (also spelled Solomon Schweiger) (30 March 1551 – 21 June 1622) was a German Lutheran theologian, minister, anthropologist and orientalist of the 16th century.
Sir Samuel Walker Griffith (21 June 1845 – 9 August 1920) was an Australian judge and politician who served as the inaugural Chief Justice of Australia, in office from 1903 to 1919.
Sascha Konietzko (born 21 June 1961), better known by his stage name Sascha K and Käpt'n K, is a German musician and record producer.
Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula.
Scapa Flow viewed from its eastern end in June 2009 Scapa Flow is a body of water in the Orkney Islands, Scotland, sheltered by the islands of Mainland, Graemsay, Burray,S.
Scott D. Kalitta (February 18, 1962 – June 21, 2008) was an American drag racer who competed in the Funny Car and Top Fuel classes in the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.
The scuttling of the German fleet took place at the Royal Navy's base at Scapa Flow, in Scotland, after the First World War.
Sebastian Prödl (born 21 June 1987) is an Austrian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Premier League club Watford and the Austrian national team.
Sebastiano del Piombo (c. 1485 - 21 June 1547) was an Italian painter of the High Renaissance and early Mannerist periods famous as the only major artist of the period to combine the colouring of the Venetian school in which he was trained with the monumental forms of the Roman school.
Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Scotland (Rùnaire Stàite na h-Alba, Secretar o State for Scotland) is the principal minister of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland representing Scotland.
Section 28 or Clause 28While going through Parliament, the amendment was constantly relabelled with a variety of clause numbers as other amendments were added to or deleted from the Bill, but by the final version of the Bill, which received Royal Assent, it had become Section 28.
Self-governance, self-government, or autonomy, is an abstract concept that applies to several scales of organization.
Sendy Rleal Aquino (born June 21, 1980 in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.
The is a period in Japanese history marked by social upheaval, political intrigue and near-constant military conflict.
Sentayehu Ejigu Tamerat (born 21 June 1985 in Debre Markos, Amhara Region).
In British politics, the shadow foreign secretary is a position within the opposition's shadow cabinet that deals mainly with issues surrounding the Foreign Office.
Shelley Lorraine Illif (born 21 June 1976) known professionally as Shelley Craft is an Australian television personality.
was a Japanese actor, singer, producer, and director.
Shirin Ebadi (Širin Ebādi; born 21 June 1947) is an Iranian lawyer, a former judge and human rights activist and founder of Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran.
Admiral Sir William Sidney Smith, GCB, GCTE, KmstkSO, FRS (21 June 1764 – 26 May 1840) was a British naval officer.
Baron Siméon Denis Poisson FRS FRSE (21 June 1781 – 25 April 1840) was a French mathematician, engineer, and physicist, who made several scientific advances.
Smedley Darlington Butler (July 30, 1881June 21, 1940) was a United States Marine Corps major general, the highest rank authorized at that time, and at the time of his death the most decorated Marine in U.S. history.
Soad Hosny (سعاد حسنى: January 26, 1943 – June 21, 2001) was an Egyptian actress born in Cairo.
A solstice is an event occurring when the Sun appears to reach its most northerly or southerly excursion relative to the celestial equator on the celestial sphere.
Sonia Marina Clarke (born 21 June 1968), better known by her stage name Sonique, is a British singer, musician and DJ.
The Southern Hemisphere is the half of Earth that is south of the Equator.
A spaceplane is an aerospace vehicle that operates as an aircraft in Earth's atmosphere, as well as a spacecraft when it is in space.
SpaceShipOne is an experimental air-launched rocket-powered aircraft with sub-orbital spaceflight capability at speeds of up to 900 m/s (3,000 ft/s), using a hybrid rocket motor.
Stanley Moss (born June 21, 1925) is an American poet, publisher, and art dealer.
Sukarno (born Kusno Sosrodihardjo; 6 June 1901 – 21 June 1970) was the first President of Indonesia, serving in office from 1945 to 1967.
The summer solstice (or estival solstice), also known as midsummer, occurs when one of the Earth's poles has its maximum tilt toward the Sun.
Sunil Janah (17 April 1918 — 21 June 2012) was an Indian photojournalist and documentary photographer who worked in India in the 1940s.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Kalyandev ji Maharaj (21 June 1876? – 14 July 2004), known as Swami Kalyandev, was an Indian-born ascetic who was awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award in India, for his years of social work in the villages of India.
Syria (سوريا), officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic (الجمهورية العربية السورية), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.
() (13 June 1901 – 21 June 1985) was a Swedish politician who served as Prime Minister of Sweden from 1946 to 1969.
Tchan Fou-li ((born June 21, 1916 Chao'an, Chaozhou, in eastern Guangdong) is a Chinese photographer who worked to develop distinctive Chinese forms of photography and to establish photography as a serious art form in Hong Kong. He is known for his photographs, described as evoking the artistic values and composition of Chinese landscape paintings. A New York Times reviewer called him "one of the great visual artists of his time" because of his "carefully crafted images that celebrate the beauty of the human condition and the majesty of nature.".
Sir Terence Michael Elkan Barnet Etherton MR (born 21 June 1951) is the Master of the Rolls and Head of Civil Justice, the second most senior judge in England and Wales.
Texas v. Johnson,, was a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that invalidated prohibitions on desecrating the American flag enforced in 48 of the 50 states.
Thaddeus Charles Young (born June 21, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Lana Wachowski (formerly Laurence "Larry" Wachowski, born June 21, 1965) and Lilly Wachowski (formerly Andrew Paul "Andy" Wachowski, born December 29, 1967) are American film and TV directors, writers, and producers.
Theodore Sizer (March 19, 1892 – June 21, 1967) was an American professor of the history of art at Yale University and a director of the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut.
Theophilus Hunter Holmes (November 13, 1804 – June 21, 1880) was a career United States Army officer and a Confederate Lieutenant General in the American Civil War.
Thomas Edward Cliffe Leslie (21 June 1825 – 27 January 1882) was an Irish jurist and economist.
James Thorne Smith, Jr. (March 27, 1892 – June 21, 1934) was an American writer of humorous supernatural fantasy fiction under the byline Thorne Smith.
Tibor Szele (Debrecen, 21 June 1918 – Szeged, 5 April 1955) Hungarian mathematician, working in combinatorics and abstract algebra.
Timothy William Bray (born June 21, 1955) is a Canadian software developer and entrepreneur and one of the co-authors of the original XML specification.
Sir Timothy Miles Bindon Rice (born 10 November 1944) is an English author and Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Tony Award, and Grammy Award-winning lyricist.
Timothy Irving Frederick Findley, entry in The Canadian Encyclopedia.
Tobruk or Tubruq (Αντίπυργος) (طبرق Ṭubruq; also transliterated as Tóbruch, Tobruch, Tobruck and Tubruk) is a port city on Libya's eastern Mediterranean coast, near the border of Egypt.
Togo Dennis West Jr. (June 21, 1942 – March 8, 2018) was an American attorney and public official.
Thomas Doane Chambers (born June 21, 1959) is an American retired National Basketball Association (NBA) player.
Anthony David Leighton Scott (21 June 1944 – 19 August 2012) was an English film director and producer.
Trond Georg Kirkvaag (21 June 1946 – 16 November 2007) was a Norwegian comedian, actor, impressionist, screenwriter, author, director and television host.
Trygve Thue (born June 21, 1950) is a Norwegian guitarist and music producer, and an original member of the Norwegian Saft (band).
Tyrone May (born 21 June 1996) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Penrith Panthers in the National Rugby League.
Tyronne James Drakeford (born June 21, 1971 in Camden, South Carolina) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League.
Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda (Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.
The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.
The United States Secretary of Health and Human Services is the head of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, concerned with health matters.
The Secretary of the Treasury is the head of the U.S. Department of the Treasury which is concerned with financial and monetary matters, and, until 2003, also included several federal law enforcement agencies.
The United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs is the head of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the department concerned with veterans' benefits, health care, and national veterans' memorials and cemeteries.
The Vandalic War (Βανδηλικὸς πόλεμος) was a conflict fought in North Africa (largely in modern Tunisia) between the forces of the Eastern Roman ("Byzantine") Empire and the Vandalic Kingdom of Carthage, in 533–534.
Víctor Montoya (born 1958) is a Bolivian writer, cultural journalist, and pedagogue.
Veijo Väinö Valvo Meri (31 December 1928 – 21 June 2015) was a Finnish writer.
The Vice President of the United States (informally referred to as VPOTUS, or Veep) is a constitutional officer in the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States as the President of the Senate under Article I, Section 3, Clause 4, of the United States Constitution, as well as the second highest executive branch officer, after the President of the United States.
Viktor Robertovich Tsoi (Ви́ктор Ро́бертович Цой; 21 June 1962 – 15 August 1990) was a Soviet singer and songwriter who co-founded Kino, one of the most popular and musically influential bands in the history of Russian music.
Vishnu Prabhakar (21 June 1912 – 11 April 2009) was a Hindi writer.
Vladimir Simagin (June 21, 1919 in Moscow – September 25, 1968 in Kislovodsk) was a Russian Grandmaster of chess.
Harold Wade Phillips (born June 21, 1947) is an American football coach who is the defensive coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL).
The Wallachian Revolution of 1848 was a Romanian liberal and nationalist uprising in the Principality of Wallachia.
Walter Ernest "Wally" Fawkes (born 21 June 1924) is a British-Canadian jazz clarinetist and a satirical cartoonist.
Walter de Luci (also Walter de Lucy), Abbot of Battle Abbey, was the brother of Richard de Luci, who was Chief Justiciar of England.
Walter Kieber (20 February 1931 – 21 June 2014) was a political figure from Liechtenstein.
The War of the League of Cognac (1526–30) was fought between the Habsburg dominions of Charles V—primarily the Holy Roman Empire and Habsburg Spain—and the League of Cognac, an alliance including France, Pope Clement VII, the Republic of Venice, the Kingdom of England, the Duchy of Milan and Republic of Florence.
Wiñoy Tripantu is the Mapuche celebration of the return of the sun and is sometimes called the Mapuche New Year (Beca de investigación). Informe final 2003.
Wenceslaus II Přemyslid (Václav II.; Wacław II Czeski; 27 SeptemberK. Charvátová, Václav II. Král český a polský, Prague 2007, p. 18. 1271 – 21 June 1305) was King of Bohemia (1278–1305), Duke of Cracow (1291–1305), and King of Poland (1300–1305).
Wheelchair basketball is basketball played by people with varying physical disabilities that disqualify them from playing an able-bodied sport.
Wilhelm Gliese (21 June 1915 – 12 June 1993) was a German astronomer who specialized in the study and cataloging of nearby stars.
Wilhelm Küchelbecker (p; in St. Petersburg – in Tobolsk) was a Russian Romantic poet and Decembrist.
He also developed the first mathematical description of dipole-dipole interactions in 1921.
William Brede Kristensen (21 June 1867 in Kristiansand – 25 September 1953 in Leiden) was a Norwegian historian of religion.
William Edwin Self (June 21, 1921 – November 15, 2010) was an American television and feature film producer who began his career as an actor.
William Klaas Frankena (June 21, 1908 – October 22, 1994) was an American moral philosopher.
William Henry Seward (May 16, 1801 – October 10, 1872) was United States Secretary of State from 1861 to 1869, and earlier served as Governor of New York and United States Senator.
William Stubbs (21 June 1825 – 22 April 1901) was an English historian and Anglican bishop.
William Spencer Vickrey (21 June 1914 – 11 October 1996) was a Canadian-born professor of economics and Nobel Laureate.
William Wilson Morgan (January 3, 1906 – June 21, 1994) was an American astronomer and astrophysicist.
Willkakuti (Aymara for Return of the Sun), Machaq Mara (Aymara for New Year), Mara T'aqa, Jach'a Laymi or Pacha Kuti (in Spanish named Año Nuevo Andino Amazónico (Andean-Amazonic New Year)) is an Aymara celebration in Bolivia, Chile and in the Southern Peru which commemorates the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere.
Wilton House is an English country house at Wilton near Salisbury in Wiltshire.
The Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 was one of the most famous and influential strikes in Canadian history.
The winter solstice (or hibernal solstice), also known as midwinter, is an astronomical phenomenon marking the day with the shortest period of daylight and the longest night of the year.
Wolfgang Haken (born June 21, 1928 in Berlin, Germany) is a mathematician who specializes in topology, in particular 3-manifolds.
Wong Ho Leng (21 December 1959 – 21 June 2014) was a Malaysian politician.
Wilfrid Reid "Wop" May (March 20, 1896 – June 21, 1952), was a Canadian flying ace in the First World War and a leading post-war aviator.
World Humanist Day is a Humanist holiday celebrated annually around the world on the June solstice, which usually falls on June 21.
World Hydrography Day, 21 June, was adopted by the International Hydrographic Organization as an annual celebration to publicise the work of hydrographers and the importance of hydrography.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yang Liwei (born 21 June 1965) is a major general, military pilot, and China National Space Administration astronaut.
Yann Joseph Richard Danis (born June 21, 1981) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Montreal Canadiens, New York Islanders, Edmonton Oilers, and New Jersey Devils.
Yingluck Shinawatra (ยิ่งลักษณ์ ชินวัตร,,; born 21 June 1967), nicknamed Pu (ปู,, meaning "crab"), is a Thai businesswoman and politician.
was a retired lawmaker and a member of the Liberal Democratic Party.
The Yuan dynasty, officially the Great Yuan (Yehe Yuan Ulus), was the empire or ruling dynasty of China established by Kublai Khan, leader of the Mongolian Borjigin clan.
Zhang Li (張礪) (died June 21, 947Zizhi Tongjian, vol. 287..), courtesy name Mengchen (夢臣), was an official of the Chinese Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period state Later Tang, as well as the Khitan state Liao.
A zipper, zip, fly, or zip fastener, formerly known as a clasp locker, is a commonly used device for binding the edges of an opening of fabric or other flexible material, such as on a garment or a bag.
Zlatko Grgić (21 June 1931 – 4 April 1988) was a Croatian animator who emigrated to Canada in the late 1960s.
Year 1002 (MII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1040 (MXL) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1171 (MCLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1208 (MCCVIII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1226 (MCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1305 (MCCCV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1307 (MCCCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1359 (MCCCLIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1377 (MCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1421 (MCDXXI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1521 (MDXXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1527 (MDXXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1528 (MDXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1529 (MDXXIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1535 (MDXXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1547 (MDXLVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1558 (MDLVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1582 (MDLXXXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar, and a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Proleptic Gregorian calendar.
In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Monday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Saturday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
In the Swedish calendar it began as a leap year starting on Monday and remained so until Thursday, February 29.
Various sources, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, use the year 1750 as a baseline year for the end of the pre-industrial era.
In Great Britain, this year was known as the Annus Mirabilis, because of British victories in the Seven Years' War.
After thirteen years the First French Empire abolished the French Republican Calendar in favour of the Gregorian calendar.
It is historically famous for the wave of revolutions, a series of widespread struggles for more liberal governments, which broke out from Brazil to Hungary; although most failed in their immediate aims, they significantly altered the political and philosophical landscape and had major ramifications throughout the rest of the century.
This year was named by Mitchell Stephens as the greatest year to read newspapers.
As of March 1 (O.S. February 17), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 13 days until February 28 (O.S. February 15), 2100.
As the second year of the massive Russo-Japanese War began, more than 100,000 died in the largest world battles of that era, and the war chaos lead to a revolution against the Tsar (Shostakovich's 11th Symphony is subtitled The Year 1905 to commemorate this).
According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.
A highlight was the race for the South Pole.
This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I, after an heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.
Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.
Below, the events of the First World War have the "WWI" prefix.
This year is famous for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the flu pandemic, that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.
This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" acronym.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.
It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen African nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of Pan-Africanism.
As MAD Magazine pointed out on its cover for the March 1961 issue, this was the first "upside-up" year — i.e., one in which the numerals that form the year look the same as when the numerals are rotated upside down, a strobogrammatic number — since 1881.
This was the year of the Protests of 1968.
The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).
The world population increased by 2.1% this year, the highest increase in history.
Within the context of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) it was the longest year ever, as two leap seconds were added during this 366-day year, an event which has not since been repeated.
It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.
The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.
The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.
The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.
In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).
1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.
It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.
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The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.
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1998 was designated as the International Year of the Ocean.
1999 was designated as the International Year of Older Persons.
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The 2012 Indian Ocean migrant boat disaster occurred on 21 June 2012, when a boat carrying more than 200 refugees capsized in the Indian Ocean between the Indonesian island of Java and the Australian external territory of Christmas Island.
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2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
Year 532 (DXXXII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 533 (DXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 598 (DXCVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 866 (DCCCLXVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 870 (DCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 906 (CMVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 947 (CMXLVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.