01635 913738
editor@expertsources.co.uk
Follow ExpertSources on Facebook    Follow ExpertSources on Twitter

Forward Planner: News Anniversaries for the next 6 months

Here's the Expertsources list of some future UK news anniversaries which may spark
ideas for follow-ups & features. It's as accurate as we can make it, but clearly doesn't
include everything or cater for all tastes - two impossible tasks!

Remember to use Expertsources to find experts to comment on any story or feature.
If you haven't already joined us - please register for your free media membership
at www.expertsources.co.uk/media_register.php

Select Month:- Jun 2019  Jul 2019  Aug 2019  Sep 2019  Oct 2019  Nov 2019

June 2019

1 Year (2018)
Jun 06: Major fire at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, London soon after multi-million refurbishment is finished.
Jun 07: UK: Death of London Night Club owner & celebrity Peter Stringfellow from cancer aged 77.
Jun 12: Summit between N.Korea & USA in Singapore. 1st summit between a US President & N.Korean leader.
Jun 12: Republic of Macedonia renamed Republic of North Macedonia after long-running dispute with Greece.
Jun 13: Research highlights threat of extinction for red squirrels, wildcats and grey long-eared bats.
Jun 13: FIFA awards host rights for 2026 Football World Cup to joint bid from Canada, Mexico and USA.
Jun 14: FIFA 2018 World Cup gets underway in Russia (won by France).
Jun 19: Canada is1st major industrialised country to legalise cannabis for recreational use (from October 17).
Jun 20: USA pulls out of United Nations Human Rights Council.
Jun 22: UK: House of Fraser announces closure of 31 stores with 6,000 job losses.
Jun 23: Saudi Arabia lifts ban on women drivers.
Jun 23: Death of Kim Jong-pil, 9th Prime Minister of South Korea (b. 1926).

2 Years (2017)
Jun 01: US announces decision that it will withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement.
Jun 02: US President Trump says USA withdrawing from 2015 Paris climate agreement.
Jun 03: 8 killed: 50 injured in terror attack, Southwark, London. 3 suspects killed by police.
Jun 05: Death English actor Peter Sallis, 96 ('Last of the Summer Wine', 'Wallace and Gromit').
Jun 06: Death of Saudi billionaire arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi aged 82.
Jun 08: UK Election: Conservatives led by Theresa May largest party but no overall majority.
Jun 09: UK: Resignation of UKIP leader Paul Nuttall after fall in votes in General Election.
Jun 10: Death of US actor Adam West, 88 (star of the 1960s hit TV series 'Batman').
Jun 13: UK: At least 90 killed in major fire engulfing entire 24 storey Grenfell Tower block in W. London.
Jun 14: UK: Liberal Democrat Party leader Tim Farron says he will be stepping down.
Jun 15: UK: Ex TV weatherman Fred Talbot, 67 jailed for 4 years for historical sex offences.
Jun 18: UK: 1 killed, 10 injured by van driven into worshippers near mosque, north London.
Jun 19: Official start of Brexit negotiations between UK & European Union.
Jun 21: Iraq: The Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul is destroyed by the Islamic State.
Jun 23: UK: Camden evacuates 650 from flats on Chalcots Estate over safety fears.
Jun 26: UK: Conservative minority Govt agrees deal with DUP in N.Ireland for support in Parliament.
Jun 27: Google fined £2.1bn by European Commission for unfair & biased promotions.
Jun 30: Death of UK Film critic & broadcaster Barry Norman,aged 83.

5 Years (2014)
Jun 06: Death of children's writer & illustrator Eric Hill aged 86 ('Spot The Dog').
Jun 07: Resignation of Fiona Cunningham, special adviser to Home Secretary Theresa May.
Jun 09: Death Rik Mayall, English comedian & actor, 56 ('Young Ones', 'New Statesman').
Jun 14: Death of British actor Sam Kelly aged 70 ('Allo 'Allo, 'Porridge').
Jun 14: Death of film & TV actor Francis Matthews aged 86.
Jun 19: Abdication of King Juan Carlos 1 of Spain in favour of his son, King Felipe VI.
Jun 21: Jane Hedges installed as the UK's 1st female Dean (of Norwich).
Jun 24: Death of US film actor Eli Wallach aged 98 ('The Magnificent Seven', 'Lord Jim').
Jun 24: England go out of Brazil World Cup without a win in group matches.
Jun 24: Ex News of the World Editor Andy Coulson found guilty of conspiracy to hack phones.
Jun 25: Uruguay footballer Luis Suarez gets 4 month ban for biting an Italian defender.
Jun 30: Australian entertainer Rolf Harris found guilty of 12 historic indecent assaults.

10 Years (2009)
Jun 14: 1st Swine Flu-related death in UK is confirmed in Scotland.
Jun 15: British PM Gordon Brown announces inquiry into events leading to Iraq War.
Jun 22: UK: Conservative MP John Bercow elected Speaker of House of Commons.

15 Years (2004)
Jun 28: USA transfers power back to Iraq in ceremony in Baghdad.

20 Years (1999)
Jun 01: Death of Hovercraft inventor Sir Christopher Cockerell.
Jun 08: Ex British Cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken jailed for 18 months for perjury.
Jun 18: UK: Anti-capitalism demonstration in London turns violent. Police & buildings attacked.
Jun 19: Prince Edward marries Sophie Rhys-Jones, Windsor Castle, London.

25 Years (1994)
Jun 01: South Africa rejoins Commonwealth following the end of Apartheid.
Jun 02: Over 20 intelligence experts killed in helicopter crash, Mull of Kintyre, Scotland.
Jun 07: Death British dramatist & writer Dennis Potter, 59 ('The Singing Detective').
Jun 12: USA: Murder of O.J.Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown-Simpson & Ronald Goldman.
Jun 14: Death of American composer Henry Mancini (Moon River, Pink Panther Theme).
Jun 30: UK: Serial killer Fred West charged with 11 counts of murder.
Jun 30: US figure skater Tonya Harding banned for life for involvement in attack on rival.

30 Years (1989)
Jun 03: Death Iran spiritual leader Ayatollah Khomeini (issued 'fatwa' on author Salman Rushdie).
Jun 04: Tiananmen Sq Massacre, Beijing. Chinese Army kills several hundred demonstrators.

35 Years (1984)
Jun 03: Indian troops massacre of over 1,000 Sikh seperatists at Golden Temple, Amritsar.
Jun 07: UK: BBC TV broadcasts 1st edition of 'Crimewatch'.
Jun 20: UK Govt announces replacing 'O' Level & CSE school exams with GCSEs.

40 Years (1979)
Jun 01: End of 90 years of 'White Rule' in Rhodesia. Country re-named Zimbabwe.
Jun 02: Polish-born Pope John Paul II visits Poland. 1st Pope to go to Communist-ruled country.
Jun 11: Death of US film actor John Wayne, 72 ('Stagecoach','The Alamo','The Longest Day').
Jun 18: US President Carter & Soviet Leader Brezhnev sign SALT II arms limitation treaty.
Jun 22: Former Liberal Pary leader Jeremy Thorpe cleared of attempted murder charges.

45 Years (1974)
Jun 01: Flixborough Chemical Plant Disaster, Lincolnshire. 28 killed.
Jun 17: IRA bomb explodes at Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament injuring 11.
Jun 29: Isabel Peron sworn in as Argentine President as husband Juan Peron too ill to continue.

50 Years (1969)
Jun 21: UK: BBC records 30million viewers for documentary 'The Royal Family'.
Jun 22: Death of US singer & actress Judy Garland ('Wizard of Oz') aged 47.

55 Years (1964)
Jun 12: S.Africa: Nelson Mandela among 8 ANC leaders jailed for life for sabotage.

60 Years (1959)
Jun 01: UK: BBC TV broadcasts 1st edition of pop music show 'Juke Box Jury'.
Jun 11: Birth British comic actor Hugh Laurie ('A Bit of Fry & Laurie', 'Jeeves', 'Blackadder').
Jun 11: UK: Official launch of the Hovercraft in the Solent, Southern England.

65 Years (1954)
Jun 03: 18 yr old jockey Lester Piggott wins 1st of record 9 Epsom Derby winners.
Jun 07: Suicide of British mathematician & WW2 codebreaker Alan Turing.
Jun 21: Birth British actress Anne Kirkbride ('Deirdre Barlow' in 'Coronation Street').

70 Years (1949)
Jun 08: Publication of the novel 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' by George Orwell.

75 Years (1944)
Jun 04: WW2: Liberation of Rome after Germans retreat and declare it a 'free' city.
Jun 06: WW2: Start of D-Day Normany Landings by Allied forces in France.
Jun 13: WW2: Nazi Germany launches 1st V-1 Flying Bomb attack on London.
Jun 21: Birth UK film director & producer Tony Scott ('Top Gun', 'Enemy of the State').

80 Years (1939)
Jun 07: King George VI becomes 1st reigning British monarch to visit United States.

85 Years (1934)
Jun 06: USA: 1st appearance of Walt Disney's animated character 'Donald Duck'.
Jun 20: Birth of English actress Wendy Craig ('Butterflies').
Jun 30: Senior Nazi officials killed in Germany in Adolf Hitler's 'Night of the Long Knives'.

95 Years (1924)
Jun 08: Disappearance of British climbers George Mallory & Andrew Irvine on Mt Everest.

100 Years (1919)
Jun 28: Signing of Treaty of Versailles in France to settle border & finance issues from WW1.

105 Years (1914)
Jun 30: Young lawyer Mahatma Gandhi arrested in S .Africa for campaigning for civil rights.

110 Years (1909)
Jun 07: Birth of London-born actress Jessica Tandy ('Driving Miss Daisy').

125 Years (1894)
Jun 23: Birth of Edward VIII. Abdicates British Throne in 1936 to marry divorceee Wallis Simpson.

190 Years (1829)
Jun 10: UK: 1st University boat race between Oxford & Cambridge Universities, River Thames.

420 Years (1599)
Jun 06: Birth Spanish artist Diego Velazquez (court painter to King Philip IV aged 23).

705 Years (1314)
Jun 23: Scottish army under Robert the Bruce defeated by English at Battle of Bannockburn.


************************************************

We hope this will be of value to you in the months ahead.
Use Expertsources to find expert comment on any story or feature.
If you are aware that any of the information above is incorrect or you have a news item you would like added then please tell us about it by email at editor@expertsources.co.uk or by using our Contact Us page. Keeping this information up to date will then help you and others in the future. Thank you for your help.

And if you haven't already joined us - Media membership is free.
Register now at:  www.expertsources.co.uk/media_register.php

Register as an Expert at: www.expertsources.co.uk/expert_register.php

   Copyright © 2005 - 2019 Eic Content Management System Version 6.0 from Edge Impact Websites www.edgeimpact.co.uk