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Events and People Who Made History on June 7

5th Century

421 - Eudocia A Athenais marries Oostromeins emperor Theodosius II

6th Century

555 - Vigilius ends his reign as Catholic Pope

11th Century

1099 - 1st Crusaders arrive in Jerusalem

14th Century

1340 - Rotterdam Netherlands founded

15th Century

1413 - King Ladislaw of Naples occupies Rome
1494 - Treaty of Tordesillas, Spain and Portugal divide America

16th Century

1527 - Pope Clement VII surrenders to emperor Charles V's armies
1546 - England signs Peace of Andres with Scotland/Ireland
1557 - England declares war on France

17th Century

1601 - Louis Gunther of Nassau weds countess Anna Margaretha of Manderscheid
1614 - 2nd parliament of King James I, dissolves passing no legislation
1628 - English king Charles I accepts Petition of Rights
1654 - Louis XIV crowned King of France
1672 - Battle by Solebay: Dutch Admiral M de Ruyter beats French/English fleet
1692 - Earthquake in Porte Royale, Jamaica, kills 3,000
1694 - English invasion army under Thomas Talmash reaches Brest

18th Century

1769 - Daniel Boone begins exploring Bluegrass State of Kentucky
1775 - United Colonies change name to United States
1776 - Richard Lee moves Declaration of Independence in Continental Congress
1780 - Anti-Catholic riot in London, 100s die
1788 - Masses stone French government army at Grenoble
1798 - Jews of Pesaro Italy fast commemorating murder of Jews

19th Century

1839 - Hawaiian Declaration of Rights is signed
1860 - 1st U.S. "dime novel" published: "Malaseka, The Indian Wife of the White Hunter," by Mrs. Ann Stevens
1860 - Workmen start laying track for Market Street Railroad, San Francisco
1862 - General B. Butler orders William Mumford hanged after he removed and destroyed U.S. flag on display over New Orleans Mint
1862 - Skirmish at Union Church, Virginia (Peninsular)
1863 - Battle of Milliken's Bend, Louisiana - Jefferson Davis' home burnt
1863 - Mexico City captured by French troops
1864 - Abe Lincoln renominated for President by Republican Party
1866 - Irish Fenians raid Pigeon Hill, Quebec
1873 - 7th Belmont: James Roe aboard Springbok wins in 3:01.75
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
1896 - G Harpo and F Samuelson leave New York to row the Atlantic (takes 54 days)
1898 - Social Democracy of America party holds 1st national convention, Chic

20th Century

1900 - Boer general Christian de Law occupiers British train depot Roodewal
1905 - Norway dissolves union with Sweden, in effect since 1814
1906 - Chicago Cubs score 11 in 1st inning, beating New York Giants 19-0
1906 - Famous Cunard passenger liner Lusitania launches
1909 - Cleveland Industrial Exposition opens
1912 - St. Pius X encyclical "On Indians of South America"
1912 - U.S. Army tests 1st machine gun mounted on a plane
1916 - Germany troop march into Fort Faux, Verdun
1924 - 56th Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Mad Play wins in 2:18.8
1924 - George Leigh-Mallory disappears 775' from Everest's summit
1926 - Swedish government of Ekman forms
1929 - Margaret Bondfield becomes 1st Dutch female minister (of Labor)
1929 - Vatican City becomes a sovereign state
1930 - 62nd Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:31.6
1932 - Pitcher John Quinn, 47, is oldest player to have an extra-base hit (a double) and bat in a run, as the Dodgers beat the Cubs 9-2
1933 - Balanchine/Weills "7 Deadly Sins," premiers in Paris
1938 - 1st play telecast with original Broadway cast, "Susan and God"
1938 - Boeing 314 Clipper flying boat 1st flown, Eddie Allen
1939 - 1st king and queen of England to visit U.S., George VI and Elizabeth
1940 - British/French troops evacuate Narvik
1941 - 45th U.S. Golf Open: Craig Wood shoots a 284 at Colonial Club Ft. Worth
1941 - 73rd Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Whirlaway win in 2:31, triple crown
1942 - Battle of Midway ends: Admiral Nimitz wins 1st WW II naval defeat of Japan
1942 - Germany Armys march into Sebastopol
1942 - Japanese troops lands on Attu, Aleutian Islands
1944 - Achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen
1944 - Claus von Stauffenberg meets Hitler
1946 - Pirates players vote 20-16 to walkout rather than play the Giants
1946 - U.S. Supreme Court bans discrimination in interstate travel
1948 - Communist complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; President Bernes resigns
1948 - KVP wins Dutch Second-Parliamentary election
1952 - "3 Wishes after Jamie" closes at Mark Hellinger New York City 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, Massachusetts
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 chan 22 in Scranton Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (CBS) begins
1954 - 1st microbiology laboratory dedicated, New Brunswick, New Jersey
1955 - 1st President to appear on color TV, Eisenhower
1955 - "$64,000 Question" premieres on CBS TV
1955 - India premier Nehru visit U.S.S.R.
1956 - Singapore government of Marshall resigns
1957 - Mickey Stewart holds 7 cricket catches for Surrey vs. Northants
1958 - 90th Belmont: Pete Anderson aboard Cavan wins in 2:30.2
1958 - Battles between Turkish and 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
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 - Supreme Court rules 1879 Connecticut law ban of contraceptives unconstitutional
1966 - New York Mets pass up Reggie Jackson to draft Steve Chilcott #1
1967 - 2 Moby Grape members arrested for contributing to deliquency of minors
1967 - Israel captures Wailing Wall in East Jerusalem, Jericho and Bethlehem
1967 - New York Yankees draft Ron Blomberg #1
1968 - Sirhan Sirhan indicted for Bobby Kennedy assassination
1969 - 101st Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Arts and Letters wins in 2:28.8
1969 - Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash combine on a Grand Ole Opry TV special
1969 - "Johnny Cash Show," debuts on ABC-TV
1969 - Tommy James and Shondells release "Crystal Blue Persuasion"
1969 - Washington Senators draft Jeff Burroughs #1
1970 - 22nd Emmy Awards: Marcus Welby, Robert Young and Susan Hampshire
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 New York's Lincoln Center
1971 - Soviet Soyuz 11 crew completes 1st transfer to orbiting Salyut
1972 - German Chancellor Willy Brandt visits Israel
1972 - "Grease" opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 3,388 performances
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
1975 - Dennis Lillee takes 1st one-day 5WI, 5-34 vs. Pakistan World Cup
1975 - Spain's Manuel Orantes wins U.S. Open, beating Jimmy Connors in 3 sets
1975 - Sri Lanka's 1st one-day international, vs. WI Cricket World Cup
1975 - "Thank God I'm a Country Boy," by John Denver hits #1
1976 - NBC Nightly News with John Chancellor and David Brinkley, premieres
1977 - Anita Bryant leads successful crusade against Miami gay rights law
1977 - White Sox draft Harold Baines #1
1978 - 32nd NBA Championship: Washington 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 - Rocker Chuck Berry is charged with tax evasion
1980 - 112th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Temperence Hill wins in 2:29.8
1980 - 50th French Mens Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats Vitas Gerulaitis (64 61 62)
1980 - "Billy Bishop Goes to War" closes at Morosco New York City after 12 performances
1980 - "Cars," by Gary Numan hits #9
1980 - Jeff Norman runs world record 50k (2:48:06)
1980 - John McEnroe beats Bjorn Borg for U.S. Open
1980 - Tommy John wins his 200th, 3-0 on a 2-hitter
1981 - 35th Tony Awards: Amadeus and 42nd Street win
1981 - 51st French Mens Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats I. Lendl (61 46 62 36 61)
1981 - Israeli F-15's and F-16's destroys Iraqi plutonium production facility
1981 - Sandra Post wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Classic
1982 - 16th Music City News Country Awards: Barbara Mandrell
1982 - Habres rebel army occupies capital of Chad, N'djamena
1982 - Los Angeles Dodger Steve Garvey is 5th to play in 1,000 consecutive games
1982 - New York Mets draft Dwight Gooden, Roger McDowell and Randy Myers
1982 - President Reagan meets Pope John Paul II and Queen Elizabeth
1982 - Steve Garvey plays in his 1,000th consecutive game and goes 0-for-4
1983 - Steve Carlton temporarily passes Nolan Ryan with his 3,552 strike out
1986 - 118th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Danzig Connect wins in 2:29.8
1986 - 56th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats M Navratilova (26 63 63)
1986 - Air Supply guitarist Graham Russell weds Jodi Varble
1986 - Madonna's "Live to Tell," single goes #1
1986 - Pirates draft 3rd baseman Jeff King #1
1987 - 41st Tony Awards: Fences and Les Miserables win
1987 - 57th French Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats Mats Wilander (75 62 36 76)
1987 - Andy Van Slyke home runs off R McDowell in both ends of double header
1987 - Betsy King wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
1988 - Aluminum contaminates Cornish England's water supply
1989 - 1st Baseball game to start outdoors and end indoors, as Toronto Blue Jays stadium closes roof during game at 8:48, and beat Brewers 4-2
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
1989 - Wayne Gretzky wins his 9th NHL Hart (MVP) Trophy in 10 years
1990 - Michael Jackson hospitalized for chest pains
1990 - South Africa President F W de Klerk lifts 4 year of state of emergency
1991 - Singer Jimmy Osmond weds Michelle Larson
1992 - 62nd French Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats Petr Korda (75 62 61)
1992 - Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
1992 - "Small Family Business" closes at Music Box Theater New York City after 48 performances
1993 - 27th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson and Vince Gill
1993 - Cleveland breaks ground for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1993 - Crickets Graham Gooch dismissed handled the ball vs. Australia, Old Trafford
1993 - Prince celebrated his birthday by changing his name to a symbol
1994 - A's outfielder Rickey Henderson steals his 1,100th career base
1996 - Julia and Noah wed on "All My Children"
1997 - 129th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Touch Gold wins in 2:28.8
1997 - 67th French Womens Tennis: Iva Majoli beats Martina Hingis (64 62)
1997 - Cosmos 2344 Proton-K Launch (Russia), Failed
1997 - Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings sweep the Philadelphia Flyers
1998 - Tony Awards, Lion King, Caberet revival, Ragtime, and The Beauty Queen of Leenane won major awards

21st Century

2006 - Terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is killed by U.S. forces in Iraq


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