Martha Stewart and her broker are indicted for using privileged investment information and then obstructing a federal investigation. Stewart also resigns as chairperson and chief executive officer of "Martha Stewart Living".
Martha Stewart is indicted by a federal grand jury on nine criminal counts including securities fraud, obstruction of justice, and conspiracy in the U.S. government's investigation of her possible insider trading of ImClone Systems stock in December 2001. Just hours after this, she announces that she will quit as chairman and CEO of her company.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 9,000 for the first time since August 22, 2002.
WWII: Reinhard Heydrich succumbs to wounds sustained on May 27 from Czechoslovakian paratroopers acting in Operation Anthropoid.
Sunday, June 4, 1939
The "St. Louis", a ship carrying a cargo of 907 Jewish refugees, is denied permission to land in Florida after already having been turned away from Cuba. Forced to return to Europe, many of its passengers later die in Nazi death cs during the Holocaust.
Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.
Monday, June 4, 1917
The very first Pulitzer Prizes are awarded: Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe Elliott, and Florence Hall receive the first Pulitzer for a biography (for "Julia Ward Howe"). Jean Jules Jusserand receives the first Pulitzer for history for his work "With Americans of Past and Present Days." Herbert Bayard Swope receives the first Pulitzer for journalism for his work for the "New York World."
Sunday, June 4, 1916
The HMS "Hshire" sinks off the Orkney Islands, Scotland, with Lord Kitchener aboard.
The Transcontinental Express arrives in San Francisco, California via the First Transcontinental Railroad, 83 hours and 39 minutes after having left New York City.
Friday, June 4, 1875
Two American colleges play each other in arguably the first game of College Football Smith, R.A. Sports and Freedom: The Rise of Big-Time College Athletics, New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.: Tufts University and Harvard University at Jarvis Field in Cambridge, Mass..
The commission agrees to the rebel's terms: reduction of the alcabala and of the Indians' forced tribute, abolition of the new taxes on tobacco and prederence for Creoles over peninsulares in government positions.
Dutch East India Company ship "Batavia" is wrecked on a reef near Beacon Island off Western Australia on her maiden voyage to the Indies. Following mutiny among the survivors, two exiled murderers become the first Europeans to settle in Australia. Their subsequent fate is unknown.
Forces under the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu take Osaka Castle in Japan, beginning a period of peace which lasts nearly 250 years. Bands of Christian samurai support Ieyasu's enemies at the Battle of Osaka.
A papal bull grants Sardegna and half of Corsica to Pisa.
At the battle of Fraga, the Castellan troops led by king Alfonso the Battler defeat the Almoravid army thanks to a timely intervention of a Norman crusader army from Tarragona led by Robert Burdet.
Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona launches a raid against Almoravid-held territories in al-Andalus and pilages the country all the way to Cadiz.Gilbert Meynier (2010) "L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518)". Paris: La Découverte pp.86.
Wednesday, May 28, 1102 (Julianian calendar)
The Hohenbaden castle is built in Baden-Baden, Germany.
Following the Croatian military defeat of 1096, by the Pacta Conventa (contested) the Croatian nobles recognize Coloman of Hungary as their overlord, initiating the personal union between the two kingdoms.
Wang Shichong surrenders to Li Shimin following Dou Jiande's defeat.
Monday, June 1, 621 (Julianian calendar)
Muhammad is said to have visited heaven aboard the steed/unicorn with wings or Buraq, in the "Isra wal-Miraj", (the Night Journey), from Mecca and then to heaven from Jerusalem's Temple Mount, then back to Mecca.