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June 02: Fun Facts about Today in History


Today in History


On June 2, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts from across history. In the Gregorian calendar, June 2 is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years). Gemini is the zodiac sign for June 2nd. Wentworth Miller (1972), Bernard Cazeneuve (1963), and Zachary Quinto (1977) all have birthdays on this day.

Event

(June 02, 1953)
Elizabeth II, the oldest daughter of King George VI, was crowned queen of the United Kingdom at Westminster Abbey on this day in 1953, after assuming the throne upon her father's death in February 1952.

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(June 02, 2008)
Bo Diddley, an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist who was one of the most influential figures in the early days of rock music, died in Florida.

(Died on June 02, 2017)
Peter Sallis, English actor (b. 1921).

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