June 1st


July 6, 2022

June 1 is the 152nd day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar (153rd day in a leap year). There are 213 days left in the year.

Name days

Finnish calendar: Teemu, Nikodemus Finnish-Swedish calendar: Rabbe orthodox calendar: Usti, Teino Sami calendar: Nina in older calendars: Koitto, Nicodemus, Nicomedes, Niko


1495 - Friar John Cor recorded the first known round of Scotch whisky. 1831 - James Clark Ross discovers the location of the magnetic north pole. 1854 – Ooland war: the British fleet destroyed the ships under construction and the tar yard in Oulu. 1906 – Finland gave its citizens equal voting rights, and constitutional days were replaced by a unicameral parliament. 1919 – Prohibition law came into force in Finland. 1922 – The uprising of the people of Eastern Karelia ended when Finland and Soviet Russia agreed on a border peace in Moscow. 1922 − In Finland, the Employment Contracts Act, the Poor Care Act and the Act on Language Skills Required of Government Officials came into force. 1941 – World War II: The Battle of Crete ends with the surrender of Crete to Germany. 1947 - The Doomsday Clock was introduced at the University of Chicago. 1959 – Vikinglinjen's S/S Viking started the first car ferry from Finland to Sweden that used port loading. 1968 – The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty was opened for signatures at the UN. Ireland was the first to sign it. 1974 - The anti-choking Heimlich maneuver was published in the journal Emergency Medicine. 1975 – The Hanasaari Cultural Center was inaugurated. 1975 – The Martinlaakso railway was opened to traffic. 1979 – 90 years of white minority rule ended in Rhodesia. The state's new name became Zimbabwe-Rhodesia. 1980 - Cable News Network (CNN), a 24/7 news channel, began broadcasting. 1982 – The northernmost metro line in the world, the Helsinki Metro, was opened five years behind the original schedule. The official opening took place on August 2. 1984 – The soap opera series Dynasty began to be shown on Finnish television. 1987 – Yleisradio's Yöradio was inaugurated at 00:05 with invited guests in Pasila. 1989 – A train accident occurred on the section of track between Riihimäki and Tampere in Sarankulma, south of Tampere, when an express train on its way to Helsinki entered a switch at high speed, as a result of which the train's locomotive and part of the carriages derailed. 15 passengers were injured in the accident. 1990 – Ylen's radio reform: The General Program and the Parallel Program ceased operations and were replaced by Ylen Ykkönen, Radiomafia and Radio Suomi 1997 – Nelonen, Finland's fourth national television channel, began broadcasting. The channel replaced the PTV4 cable channel. 2002 – The world's first law limiting light pollution came into force in the Czech Republic. 2007 – Smoking inside restaurants was banned in Finland. 2011 – Space shuttle Endeavor made its final landing at the Kennedy Space Center. 2009 – Air France Flight 447 from Rio de Janeiro to Paris disappeared over the Atlantic. There were 216 passengers and 12 crew members on the flight. 2018 - The Spanish government fell on a vote of no confidence. Pedro Sánchez of the Socialists became the new prime minister.


1563 – Robert Cecil, English statesman (d. 1612) 1653 – Georg Muffat, French composer (d. 1704) 1780 – Carl von Clausewitz, German general and military scientist (On War and Warfare) (d. 1831) 1796 – Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, French physicist (d. 1832) 1801 – Brigham Young, American religious leader (d. 1877) 1804 – Mihail Glinka, Russian composer (d. 1857) 1815 – Otto, King of Greece 1832–1862 (d. 1867) 1853 – Karl Enckell, Finnish expert in agriculture and especially agricultural economics (d. 1937) 1875 – Yrjö Mäkelin, Finnish shoemaker, journalist and politician (d. 1923) 1878 - John Masef