Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/June 2

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This is a list of selected June 2 anniversaries that appears on the "On this day" section of the Main Page. To suggest a new item, in most cases you can be bold and edit this page. Please read the selected anniversaries guidelines before making your edit. However, if your addition might be controversial, or on a day that is or soon will be on the Main Page, please post your suggestion on the talk page instead.

Please note that the events listed on the Main Page are chosen based more on relative article quality and to maintain a mix of topics, not based solely on how important or significant their subjects are. Only five to six events are posted at a time and thus not everything that is "most important and significant" can be listed. In addition, an event is not generally posted this year if it is also the subject of the scheduled June 2, 2020 featured article or the June 2, 2020 featured picture.

To report an error when this appears on the Main Page, see Main Page errors. Please remember that this list defers to the supporting articles, so it is best to achieve consensus and make any necessary changes there first.

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Republic Day in Italy refimprove
1098First Crusade: The first Siege of Antioch ended as Crusader forces captured the city, but the Seljuk Turks would later start a second siege of Antioch a few days later. refimprove
1615 – The first Recollect missionaries arrived in Quebec City in New France (now in Quebec, Canada) from Rouen. refimprove
1763Pontiac's War: The local Ojibwe captured Fort Michilimackinac in what is now Mackinaw City, Michigan, after diverting the garrison's attention with a game of stickball, then chasing a ball into the fort. needs more footnotes
1774Intolerable Acts: To restore imperial control over the Thirteen Colonies, the Parliament of Great Britain passed a second Quartering Act, reenacting a law requiring colonists to provide housing for British soldiers. unreferenced section and this one barely merits a mention in the article
1848 – As part of the Pan-Slavism movement, the Prague Slavic Congress began in Prague, the first of several times that voices from all Slav populations of Europe were heard in one place. unreferenced section
1866Fenian raids: The Battle of Ridgeway, the first to be fought only by Canadian troops and led exclusively by Canadian officers, took place in Ontario. refimprove section
1910Charles Rolls, co-founder of Rolls-Royce, became the first man to make a non-stop double crossing of the English Channel by plane. refimprove
1946 – Italians voted to abolish the monarchy and establish the Italian Republic, exiling King Umberto II. refimprove
1966Surveyor 1 landed on the Moon. needs more footnotes
1999 – Bhutan ended its status as the only country in the world to prohibit television when the state-run Bhutan Broadcasting Service came on the air. refimprove
2003 – The Mars Express space probe, the first planetary mission of the European Space Agency, was launched. refimprove section
Thomas Hardy (b. 1840) refimprove section

Eligible

June 2: Jerusalem Day in Israel (2019)

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Al-Muwaffaq (d. 891) · William Salmon (b. 1644) · Adelaide Casely-Hayford (b. 1865)

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