Jun 6, Queen Christina of Sweden resigned and converted to Catholicism.
Jun 6, Francesca Cuzzoni and Faustina Bordoni, female vocalists, attacked each other during a performance of Bononcini’s Astianatte in London.
Jun 6, Nigeria’s Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie won Britain’s Orange Prize for fiction by women for her book “Half of a Yellow Sun,” becoming the first African to take the award in its 12-year history.
Jun 6, Syrian American lesbian blogger Amina Arraf was allegedly last seen in Damascus after being bundled into a car by 3 men in civilian clothes. On June 13 this story was revealed as a hoax and a 40-year old American man living in Scotland apologized for posing as Arraf.
Jun 6, In Italy Sister Cristina Scuccia (25) clinched the top prize with five songs in the country’s musical competition “The Voice.”