Birthdays in History on June 7

  • 1529 Étienne Pasquier, French lawyer and man of letters (d. 1615)
  • 1619 Paulus Voet, Dutch jurist/historian
  • 1761 John Rennie, Scottish engineer (d. 1821)

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1770 Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Tory: 1812-27), born in London (d. 1828)

British Prime Minister Robert Jenkinson
British Prime Minister
Robert Jenkinson
  • 1778 George Bryan "Beau" Brummel, English dandy, born in London, England
  • 1811 James Young Simpson, Scotland, obsterician (used chloroform)
  • 1812 Theophilus Toulmin Garrard, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1902)
  • 1825 Richard D Blackmore, England, author (Norie, Lorna Doone)
  • 1831 Amelia Edwards, English author and Egyptologist (d. 1892)
  • 1837 Alois Hitler, father of Adolf Hitler (d. 1903)
  • 1840 Carlota of Mexico, princess of Belgium and empress consort of Mexico (1864-67), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1843 Susan Elizabeth Blow, US, pioneered kindergarten education
  • 1848 Paul Gaugin, [Eugene Henri], French post-impressionist painter
  • 1862 Philipp Lenard, Austrian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1947)
  • 1868 Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scottish architect, designer, and illustrator (d. 1928)
  • 1877 Charles Glover Barkla, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1944)
  • 1879 Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish pole explorer (Thule)
  • 1879 Joan Voûte, Dutch astronomer (d. 1963)
  • 1883 Sylvanus Morley, U.S. archaeologist and spy (d. 1948)
  • 1884 Julius P Hoste, Belgium minister/daily newspaper publisher (Last News)
  • 1886 Henri Coandă, Romanian aerodynamics pioneer (d. 1972)
  • 1887 William Walraven, Dutch journalist/writer (Indian Daily)
  • 1891 Koos [Jacobus J] Vorrink, Dutch politician (SDAP/AJC/PvdA)
  • 1896 Robert S. Mulliken, American chemist and physicist (Nobel 1966), born in Newburyport, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
  • 1896 Imre Nagy, Hungarian politician (d. 1958)
  • 1896 Douglas Campbell, American World War I flying ace (d. 1990)
  • 1899 Elizabeth Bowen, novelist (Death of the Heart, Encounters), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1900 Jan [Johannes A A] Engelman, poet/translator/critic (Garden of Eros)
  • 1902 Herman B Wells, president and chancellor of Indiana University (d. 2000)
  • 1909 Peter W Rodino, (Rep-D-NJ, 1949- )/chaired Watergate council
  • 1910 Bradford Washburn, American explorer, (d. 2007)
  • 1910 Marion Post Wolcott, New Jersey USA, depression era photographer
  • 1911 Brooks Stevens, automotive designer (d. 1995)
  • 1913 Anthony David Machell Cox, medievalist
  • 1917 Gwendolyn Brooks, US poet (Bean Eaters, Annie Allen, Pulitzer 1950)
  • 1918 Irene Vorrink, Dutch minister (health & environment)
  • 1920 Georges Marchais, political leader (French Communist Party)
  • 1923 Giorgio Belladonna, bridge champion
  • 1923 Jules Deschênes, Canadian jurist (d. 2000)
  • 1925 Camille Flammarion, French astronomer/writer (Thunder & Lightning)
  • 1926 Dick Williams, Wall Lake Iowa, choral director (Andy Williams Show)
  • 1927 Martin Carter, poet/critic
  • 1928 Anthony Nicholas Maria Wahl, historian
  • 1928 David Malcolm Lewis, expert in Greek Epigraphy
  • 1928 Reg Park, British bodybuilder
  • 1928 James Jude, American thoracic surgeon (developed CPR), born in Maple Lake, Minnesota (d. 2015)

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1929 John Turner, (L) 17th Canadian PM (1984), born in Richmond, England

17th Prime Minister of Canada John Turner
17th Prime Minister of Canada
John Turner
  • 1931 Malcolm Morley, English-born painter
  • 1933 Henk E Koning, Dutch sect of Finances (VVD)
  • 1935 Thomas Kailath, American engineer
  • 1938 Judy Ann Scott-Fox, agent
  • 1941 Tony Ray-Jones, British photographer, born in Wells (d. 1972)
  • 1943 Mel Levine, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
  • 1943 Nikki Giovanni, poet (LHJ Woman of the Year 1973)
  • 1945 Wolfgang Schüssel, Chancellor of Austria
  • 1946 Jenny Jones, [Janina Stronski], Canada, comedienne (Jenny Jones Show)
  • 1954 Louise Erdrich, American author
  • 1955 Bill Koch, US skier, born in Brattleboro, Vermont,
  • 1955 William Koch, US skier (World Cup 1982)
  • 1957 Ruth Anderson, Welsh rug hooker famous for her folk rugs
  • 1958 Francesca Thyssen, lugano Switz, baroness
  • 1958 Surakiart Sathirathai, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand

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1959 Mike Pence, 48th Vice President of the United States (Republican: 2017-) and Governor of Indiana (2013-16), born in Columbus, Indiana

48th Vice President of the United States Mike Pence
48th Vice President of the United States
Mike Pence
  • 1965 Damien Hirst, English artist
  • 1971 Alex X. Mooney, American politician
  • 1974 Bear Grylls, British survivor
  • 1978 Adrienne Frantz, (Tiffany Thorne-Sunset Beach), born in Mt Clemens, Michigan
  • 1989 Michael Joseph Tamboli, Eldesburg Md, born 01:23:45 PM on 6-7-89