What Happened on June 7

Historical Events

  • 1628 English King Charles I ratifies the Petition of Rights
  • 1654 Louis XIV crowned King of France
  • 1929 Vatican City becomes a sovereign state
  • 1965 The Supreme Court of the United States decides on Griswold v. Connecticut, effectively legalizing the use of contraception by married couples.
  • 1975 Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public.
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Did You Know?

Thomas Malthus publishes the first edition of his influential 'Essay on the Principle of Population' (date of the unsigned preface)

On June 7, 1798

Famous Weddings

  • 421 Eudocia A Athenais marries Oostromeins emperor Theodosius II
  • 1601 Louis Gunther of Nassau weds countess Anna Margaretha of Manderscheid
  • 1925 Three Stooges leader Moe Howard (28) weds Helen Schonberger
  • 1937 Three Stooges member Curly Howard (33) weds Elaine Ackerman
  • 1947 US Senator Edward W Brooke (27) weds first wife Remigia Ferrari-Scacco

Famous Divorces

  • 2013 Russian President Vladimir Putin announces his divorce with from his wife on national TV
  • 2016 Model Amber Rose and rapper Wiz Khalifa divorce after 2 years of marriage
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