The coronation of Queen Victoria took place on this day in 1838. Infamous Australian outlaw Ned Kelly was captured on this day in 1880. Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assasinated on this day in 1914. The Irish Civil War began on this day in 1922 and the Stonewall Riots took place on this day in 1969. Celebrating birthdays today: Mel Brooks, Hans Blix, Kathy Bates, Alice Krige, and John Cusack. Today is the feast day of St. Vitus in the Orthodox Church.