2nd June 1953
<p> The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, crowned at London&#39;s Westminster Abbey. 60 years</p>
4th June 1913
<p> Emily Wilding Davison, suffragette, runs in front of King Goerge V&#39;s horse during the Epsom Derby, sustaining injuries that resulted in her death four days later. 100 years.</p>
6th June 1948
<p> Louis Lumiere, French inventor, photographic pioneer and filmmaker who, along with his brother, made the first film, dies. 65 years</p>
7th June 1863
<p> <span style="">Mexico City captured by French troops. 150 years.</span></p>
9th June 1963
<p> Jacques Villon, painter and printmaker, dies. 50 years.</p>
15th June 1938
<p> Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, the expressionist painter, dies. 75 years.</p>
16th June 1963
<p> Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space. 50 years</p>
23rd June 1763
<p> <span style="">Josephine de Beauharnais, first wife of Napoleon, first Empress of France, is born.</span> 250 years.</p>
24th June 1888
<p> Gerrit Rietveld, architect and designer, is born. 125 years</p>
25th June 1923
<p> Sam Francis, American painter and printmaker, is born. 90 years.</p>
26th June 1763
<p> George Morland, English rural landscape artist, is born. 250 years.</p>
28th June 1838
<p> The Coronation of Queen Victoria, crowned in Westminster Abbey. 175 years.</p>
29th June 1613
<p> <span style="">Shakespeare&#39;s Globe Theatre burns down</span>. 400 years.</p>
30th June 1973
<p> <span style="">Nancy Mitford, British novelist and biographer, dies. 40 years.</span></p>
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