Historical Events on June 7

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  • 555 Vigilius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1099 1st Crusaders arrive in Jerusalem
  • 1340 Rotterdam Netherlands founded
  • 1413 King Ladislaw of Naples occupies Rome
  • 1420 Troops of the Republic of Venice capture Udine, ending the independence of the Patriarchate of Aquileia
  • 1494 Treaty of Tordesillas: Spain and Portugal divide the new world along a meridian 370 leagues west of the Cape Verde islands, off the west coast of Africa

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1527 Pope Clement VII surrenders to emperor Charles V's armies

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V
  • 1546 England signs Peace of Andres with Scotland/Ireland
  • 1557 England declares war on France

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1614 2nd parliament of King James I, dissolves passing no legislation

King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI

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1628 English King Charles I ratifies the Petition of Rights

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I

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1654 Louis XIV crowned King of France

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV
  • 1672 Battle by Solebay: Dutch adm M de Ruyter beats French/English fleet
  • 1692 Earthquake in Porte Royale, Jamaica, kills 3,000
  • 1694 English invasion army under Thomas Tollemache reaches Brest

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1769 Daniel Boone begins exploring Bluegrass State of Kentucky

Frontiersman Daniel Boone
Frontiersman
Daniel Boone
  • 1776 Richard Lee (VA) moves Declaration of Independence in Continental Congress
  • 1780 Anti-Catholic riot in London, hundreds die
  • 1788 Masses stone French army at Grenoble
  • 1798 Jews of Pesaro Italy fast commemorating murder of Jews
  • 1798 Thomas Malthus publishes the first edition of his influential 'Essay on the Principle of Population' (date of the unsigned preface)
  • 1800 David Thompson reaches the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba.
  • 1832 Asian cholera reaches Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.
  • 1839 Hawaiian Declaration of Rights is signed
  • 1860 Workmen start laying track for Market Street Railroad, SF
  • 1862 Skirmish at Union Church, VA (Peninsular)
  • 1862 Gen B. Butler orders William Mumford hanged after he removed & destroyed US flag on display over New Orleans Mint
  • 1862 The United States and Britain agree to suppress the slave trade.

BattleBattle of Interest

1863 Battle of Milliken's Bend, LA-Jefferson Davis' home burnt

President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis
  • 1863 Mexico City captured by French troops

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

1864 Abraham Lincoln renominated for US President by Republican Party

US President Abraham Lincoln
US President
Abraham Lincoln
  • 1866 1,800 Fenian raiders are repelled back to the United States after they loot and plunder around Saint-Armand and Frelighsburg, Quebec
  • 1873 7th Belmont: James Roe aboard Springbok wins in 3:01.75
  • 1875 California Rifle and Pistol Association founded
  • 1880 War of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, assault and capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape), that ended the Campaña del Desierto (Desert Campaign).
  • 1881 15th Belmont: T. Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:47
  • 1887 Monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Washington, D.C.
  • 1892 John J. Doyle of Clev Spiders is 1st to pinch hit in a baseball game
  • 1892 Republican convention in Minneapolis begins

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1893 Gandhi's first act of civil disobedience.

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • 1898 Social Democracy of America party holds 1st national convention, Chicago
  • 1900 Boer general Christian de Law occupies British rail depot at Roodewal
  • 1900 40th British Golf Open: J.H. Taylor shoots a 309 at St Andrews
  • 1905 Norway dissolves union with Sweden (in effect since 1814)
  • 1906 Chicago Cubs score 11 in 1st inning, beating NY Giants 19-0
  • 1906 Famous Cunard passenger liner Lusitania launches
  • 1909 Cleveland Industrial Exposition opens

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1909 Mary Pickford made her screen debut at the age of 16.

Actress Mary Pickford
Actress
Mary Pickford
  • 1912 St Pius X encyclical "On Indians of South America"
  • 1912 US army tests 1st machine gun mounted on a plane
  • 1913 1st verifiable ascent of main summit of Denali (Mt McKinley), North America's highest mountain led by Hudson Stuck and Harry Karstens
  • 1916 Germany troop march into Fort Faux, Verdun

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1916 Theodore Roosevelt declines nomination of the Progressive Party and throws his support behind Republican Charles Evans Hughes

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
  • 1917 Melvin Jones and a number of other Chicago businessmen found Lions Clubs International, now the largest service organization in the world
  • 1917 The British detonate mines beneath the German-held Messines Ridge, in the Ypres area
  • 1919 Sette giugno: Riot in Malta; four are killed.
  • 1924 56th Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Mad Play wins in 2:18.8

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1924 George Leigh-Mallory disappears 775' from Everest's summit

Mountain Climber George Mallory
Mountain Climber
George Mallory
  • 1926 Swedish government of Ekman forms
  • 1929 Margaret Bondfield becomes 1st British female cabinet minister (Labour)
  • 1929 Vatican City becomes a sovereign state
  • 1930 62nd Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:31.6
  • 1930 NY Times agrees to capitalize the n in "Negro"
  • 1932 Pitcher John Quinn, 47, is oldest player to have an extra-base hit (a double) & bat in a run, as the Dodgers beat the Cubs 9-2

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1933 George Balanchine/Kurt Weills "7 Deadly Sins" premieres in Paris

Ballet Choreographer George Balanchine
Ballet Choreographer
George Balanchine
  • 1936 Yanks beat Indians 5-4 in 16; longest game without a strikeout

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1936 Charles "Lucky" Luciano is convicted on 62 counts of compulsory prostitution

  • 1938 1st play telecast with original Broadway cast, "Susan & God"
  • 1938 Boeing 314 Clipper flying boat 1st flown (Eddie Allen)
  • 1938 The Douglas DC-4E makes its first test flight.

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1939 George VI & Elizabeth become the 1st king & queen of Britain to visit USA

King of Great Britain George VI
King of Great Britain
George VI
  • 1939 Cleve Indians sets AL record of 16 inning game without striking out, however lose game 5-4 to NY Yankees
  • 1940 British/French troops evacuate Narvik
  • 1941 45th US Golf Open: Craig Wood shoots a 284 at Colonial Club Fort Worth
  • 1941 73rd Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Whirlaway win in 2:31 (triple crown)

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1941 Chemists Archer John Porter Martin and Richard L. M. Synge give the first demonstration of partition chromatography (separation of mixtures) at a meeting of the Biochemical Society held at the National Institute for Medical Research, Hampstead

Nobel Prize Winning Chemist Archer John Porter Martin
Nobel Prize Winning Chemist
Archer John Porter Martin
  • 1942 USS Yorktown sinks near Midway Island

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

1942 Battle of Midway ends: Admiral Chester Nimitz wins 1st World War II naval defeat of Japan

US Admiral Chester Nimitz
US Admiral
Chester Nimitz
  • 1942 Germany Army marches into Sebastopol, Russia
  • 1942 Japanese troops land on Attu, Aleutian Islands
  • 1944 Achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen
  • 1944 Canadian 50th division occupies Bayeux

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

1944 Claus von Stauffenberg meets Hitler

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1946 Pirates players vote 20-16 to walkout rather than play the Giants
  • 1946 US Supreme Court bans discrimination in interstate travel
  • 1948 Communist complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; Pres Bernes resigns
  • 1948 KVP wins Dutch Second-Parliamentary election
  • 1952 "3 Wishes after Jamie" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 94 performances
  • 1952 7th Curtis Cup: British Isles, 5-4
  • 1952 84th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard One Count wins in 2:30.2
  • 1953 1st color network telecast in compatible color (Boston Mass)
  • 1953 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open
  • 1953 Mary Terrell wins struggle to end segregation in Washington, D.C. restaurants
  • 1953 WDAU (now WYOU) TV channel 22 in Scranton Wilkes-Barre, PA (CBS) begins
  • 1954 1st microbiology laboratory dedicated (New Brunswick NJ)
  • 1955 "$64,000 Question" premieres on CBS TV

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

1955 1st President to appear on color TV (Eisenhower)

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1955 India premier Nehru visit USSR
  • 1956 Singapore government of Marshall resigns
  • 1957 Mickey Stewart holds 7 cricket catches for Surrey v Northants
  • 1958 90th Belmont: Pete Anderson aboard Cavan wins in 2:30.2
  • 1958 Battles between Turkish & Greeks Cypriots break out
  • 1959 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
  • 1959 KLX-AM in Oakland California changes call letters to KEWB (now KNEW)
  • 1962 NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 31,580 m
  • 1963 1st Rolling Stones TV appearance (Thank Your Lucky Stars) & release 1st single, "Come on"
  • 1964 Beatles travel canals of Amsterdam
  • 1965 Gemini 4 completes 62 orbits
  • 1965 Morocco King Hassan suspends constitution, grabs power
  • 1965 Sony Corp introduced its home video tape recorder, priced at $995
  • 1965 The Supreme Court of the United States decides on Griswold v. Connecticut, effectively legalizing the use of contraception by married couples.

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1966 NY Mets pass up Reggie Jackson to draft Steve Chilcott #1

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • 1967 2 Moby Grape members arrested for contributing to deliquency of minors
  • 1967 Israel captures Wailing Wall in East Jerusalem, Jericho & Bethlehem
  • 1967 NY Yankees draft Ron Blomberg #1
  • 1968 Sirhan Sirhan indicted for Bobby Kennedy assassination

MurderAssassination

1968 The body of assassinated U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy lies in state at St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York.

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1969 "Johnny Cash Show" debuts on ABC-TV

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • 1969 101st Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Arts & Letters wins in 2:28.8

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1969 Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash combine on a Grand Ole Opry TV special

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan
Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • 1969 Tommy James & Shondells release "Crystal Blue Persuasion"
  • 1969 Wash Senators draft Jeff Burroughs #1
  • 1970 22nd Emmy Awards: Marcus Welby, Robert Young & Susan Hampshire win
  • 1970 Jockey Willie Shoemaker passes Johnny Longden with his 6,033 win
  • 1970 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
  • 1970 The Who's "Tommy" is performed at NY's Lincoln Center
  • 1970 69th Men's French Open: Jan Kodes beats Zeljko Franulovic (6-2, 6-4, 6-0)
  • 1970 69th Women's French Open: Margaret Court beats Helga Niessen Masthoff (6-2, 6-4)
  • 1971 Soviet Soyuz 11 crew completes 1st transfer to orbiting Salyut space station
  • 1972 Musical "Grease" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 3,388 performances

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1972 West German Chancellor Willy Brandt visits Israel

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt
  • 1972 Hsan Hua, Zen teacher, conducted 1st ordination ceremony in America
  • 1972 Pirate's Gene Alley bases-loaded walk, beats Padres 1-0 in 18th
  • 1973 Rangers draft Texas high school pitcher David Clyde #1
  • 1974 Padres draft Brown University shortstop Bill Almon #1

Music release#1 in the Charts

1975 "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" by John Denver hits #1

Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver
  • 1975 Dennis Lillee takes 1st one-day 5WI, 5-34 v Pakistan World Cup
  • 1975 Sri Lanka's 1st one-day international, v WI Cricket World Cup
  • 1975 Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public
  • 1976 NBC Nightly News with John Chancellor & David Brinkley, premieres
  • 1977 Anita Bryant leads successful crusade against Miami gay rights law
  • 1977 White Sox draft Harold Baines #1
  • 1977 During the Queen's Jubilee, the Sex Pistols attempt to perform on a boat on the River Thames, but are forced to stop by the police.
  • 1978 32nd NBA Championship: Wash Bullets beat Sea Supersonics, 4 games to 3
  • 1978 Emmy 5th Daytime Award presentation
  • 1979 52nd National Spelling Bee: Katie Kerwin wins spelling maculature
  • 1979 Bhaskara 1, Indian Earth resources/meteorology satellite, launched
  • 1979 Portugal government of Mota Pinto resigns
  • 1979 Rock n' roll musician Chuck Berry is charged with tax evasion
  • 1980 "Billy Bishop Goes to War" closes at Morosco NYC after 12 performances
  • 1980 "Cars" by Gary Numan hits #9
  • 1980 112th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Temperence Hill wins in 2:29.8
  • 1980 Jeff Norman runs world record 50k (2:48:06)
  • 1980 Tommy John wins his 200th, 3-0 on a 2-hitter
  • 1981 35th Tony Awards: "Amadeus" & "42nd Street" win
  • 1981 Israeli F-15/F-16 destroys alleged Iraqi plutonium production facility
  • 1981 Sandra Post wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Classic

Sport awardTennis Open

1981 80th Men's French Open: Bjorn Borg beats Ivan Lendl (6-1, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1)

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • 1981 80th Women's French Open: Hana Mandlikova beats Sylvia Hanika (6-2, 6-4)
  • 1982 16th Music City News Country Awards: Barbara Mandrell
  • 1982 Habres rebel army occupies capital of Chad, N'djamena
  • 1982 LA Dodger Steve Garvey is 5th to play in 1,000 consecutive games
  • 1982 NY Mets draft Dwight Gooden, Roger McDowell & Randy Myers

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

1982 US President Reagan meets Pope John Paul II and Queen Elizabeth II

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1982 Steve Garvey plays in his 1,000th consecutive game & goes 0-for-4
  • 1982 US President Ronald Reagan meets with Pope John Paul II at Vatican City, Rome

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1983 Steve Carlton temporarily passes Nolan Ryan with his 3,552 strike out

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • 1986 118th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Danzig Connect wins in 2:29.8

Music release#1 in the Charts

1986 Madonna's single "Live to Tell" goes #1

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
  • 1986 Pirates draft 3rd baseman Jeff King #1
  • 1987 41st Tony Awards: Fences & Les Miserables win
  • 1987 Andy Van Slyke HRs off R McDowell in both ends of double header
  • 1987 Betsy King wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
  • 1987 86th Men's French Open: Ivan Lendl beats Mats Wilander (7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6)
  • 1987 86th Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratilova (6-4, 4-6, 8-6)
  • 1988 Aluminum contaminates Cornwall's water supply
  • 1989 23 year old olympic barefoot South African runner Zola Budd retires
  • 1989 Atlanta Fulton County Comm approves $210M stadium for the Falcons
  • 1989 For one second this morning, the time is 01:23:45, 6-7-89
  • 1989 Suriname SLM-173 (DC-8) crashes near Paramaribo Airport killing 173

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1989 Wayne Gretzky wins his 9th NHL Hart (MVP) Trophy in 10 years

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
  • 1989 1st Baseball game to start outdoors & end indoors, as Toronto Blue Jays stadium closes roof during game at 8:48, & beat Brewers 4-2

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1990 Michael Jackson hospitalized for chest pains

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson

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1990 South African President F. W. de Klerk lifts 4 year state of emergency

South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
  • 1991 Mount Pinatubo (Philippines) erupts for 1st time
  • 1992 "Small Family Business" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • 1992 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
  • 1992 NASA's Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE) launches
  • 1992 91st Men's French Open: Jim Courier beats Petr Korda (7-5, 6-2, 6-1)
  • 1992 91st Women's French Open: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (6-2, 3-6, 10-8)
  • 1993 27th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Vince Gill
  • 1993 Cleveland breaks ground for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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1993 Cricket's Graham Gooch dismissed handled the ball vs Australia at Old Trafford

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Cricketer
Graham Gooch
  • 1993 Prince celebrated his birthday by changing his name to a symbol

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1994 A's outfielder Rickey Henderson steals his 1,100th career base

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • 1995 The long range Boeing 777 enters service with United Airlines
  • 1996 Julia & Noah wed on "All My Children"
  • 1997 129th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Touch Gold wins in 2:28.8
  • 1997 Cosmos 2344 Proton-K Launch (Russia), Failed
  • 1997 Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings sweep the Philadelphia Flyers