June 1921 in history

June 1921 events chronologically

Jun 1 Tulsa Race Riot: civil unrest in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Jun 6 Southwark Bridge in London is opened to traffic by King George V and Queen Mary
Jun 20 Workers of Buckingham and Carnatic Mills in the city of Chennai, India, begin a four-month strike
Jun 28 Serbian King Alexander I proclaimed the new constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, known thereafter as the Vidovdan Constitution
Jun 30 U.S. President Warren G. Harding appoints former President William Howard Taft Chief Justice of the United States

Top 7 most famous people born in June 1921

Jun 8 Suharto the second President of Indonesia, holding the office for 31 years from Sukarno's ouster in 1967 until his resignation in 1998.
Jun 10 Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh the husband of Queen Elizabeth He is the longest-serving, oldest-ever spouse of a reigning British monarch, and the longest-lived male member of the British royal family.
Jun 15 Gavriil Ilizarov a Soviet physician, known for inventing the Ilizarov apparatus for lengthening limb bones and for the method of surgery named after him, the Ilizarov surgery.
Jun 21 Jane Russell an American film actress, and was one of Hollywood's leading sex symbols in the 1940s and 1950s.
Jun 21 Judy Holliday an American actress, comedian and singer.
Jun 26 Violette Szabo the daughter of an English father and French mother, and widow of a French army officer killed in action in North Africa in 1942, who served during World War II as an SOE agent on two missions in occupied France. On her second mission she was captured by the Germans, interrogated and tortured, and deported to Germany where she was eventually executed at Ravensbruck concentration camp
Jun 28 P. V. Narasimha Rao an Indian lawyer and politician who served as the tenth Prime Minister of India. His ascendancy to the prime ministership was politically significant in that he was the first holder of this office from non-Hindi-speaking south India. He led an important administration, overseeing a major economic transformation and several home incidents affecting national security of India. Rao who held the Industries portfolio was personally responsible for the dismantling of the Licence Raj as this came under the purview of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. He is often referred to as the "Father of Indian Economic Reforms". Future prime ministers Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh continued the economic reform policies pioneered by Rao's government. Rao accelerated the dismantling of the License Raj, reversing the socialist policies of Rajiv Gandhi's government. He employed Manmohan Singh as his Finance Minister to embark on historic economic transition. With Rao's mandate, Manmohan Singh launched India's globalisation angle of the reforms that implemented the International Monetary Fund policies to rescue the almost bankrupt nation from economic collapse. Rao was also referred to as Chanakya for his ability to steer tough economic and political legislation through the parliament at a time when he headed a minority government

Top 7 most famous people died in June 1921

Jun 5 Georges Feydeau a French playwright of the era known as the Belle Époque. He is remembered for his many lively farces. He wrote over sixty plays and was a forerunner of absurdist theatre
Jun 12 Murphy J. Foster a Louisiana politician who served two terms as the 31st Governor of Louisiana from 1892 to 1900. Foster adopted the Louisiana Constitution of 1898, which effectively disfranchised the black majority, who comprised most of the Republicans, thus leading to Louisiana's becoming essentially a one-party state for several generations and excluding African Americans from the political system
Jun 13 José Miguel Gómez a Cuban General in the Cuban War of Independence who went on to become President of Cuba.
Jun 26 Alfred Percy Sinnett an English author and theosophist.
Jun 28 Charles Bonaparte (Attorney General) an American lawyer and political activist for progressive and liberal causes. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland. he served in the cabinet of the 26th U.S. President, Theodore Roosevelt
Jun 29 Lady Randolph Churchill the American-born English wife of Lord Randolph Churchill and the mother of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
Jun 29 Otto Seeck perhaps best known for his work on the decline of the ancient world. He was born in Riga