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    What happened on June 7

    • June 7, 1099 The First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem begins.

    • June 7, 1329 UK hist Death of Robert the Bruce; succeeded by infant David II of Scots

    • June 7, 1494 Spain and Portugal sign the Treaty of Tordesillas which divides the New World between the two countries.

    • June 7, 1614 "2nd parliment of King James I, disolves passing no legislation"

    • June 7, 1654 Louis XIV is crowned King of France.

    • June 7, 1692 "Port Royal, Jamaica, is hit by a catastrophic earthquake; in just three minutes, 1600 people are killed and 3000 are seriously injured."

    • June 7, 1692 Porte Royale Jamaica slides into harbor after earthquake

    • June 7, 1769 Daniel Boone begins exploring the Bluegrass State of Kentucky

    • June 7, 1775 The United Colonies change their name to the United States.

    • June 7, 1776 "Richard Henry Lee presents the ""Lee Resolution"" to the Continental Congress."

    • June 7, 1800 David Thompson reaches the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba.

    • June 7, 1832 "Asian cholera brought to Quebec by Irish immigrants kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada."

    • June 7, 1832 "UK hist Reform Bill passed ? Representation of the People Act ? dramatic effects for grossly underrepresented places like Scotland (the number of Scottish people allowed to vote increased from 4,000 to 65,000 out of 2.5 million people) ? changed voting from an aristocratic privilege to a middle class right, but by later standards not much was accomplished ? approximately doubled the electorate to about 800,000 voters out of a total population in Ireland, Scotland, England, and Wales of around 24 million (1831 census), and increasing by 1 million a year"

    • June 7, 1839 Hawaiian Declaration of Rights is signed

    • June 7, 1860 "Workmen start laying track for Market Street Railroad, SF"

    • June 7, 1863 "During the French intervention in Mexico, Mexico City is captured by French troops."

    • June 7, 1864 Abe Lincoln renominated for Pres by Republican Party

    • June 7, 1866 "1800 Fenian raiders are repelled back to the United States after they loot and plunder around Saint-Armand and Frelighsburg, Quebec."

    • June 7, 1866 "Irish Fenians raid Pigeon Hill, Qu?bec"

    • June 7, 1880 "War of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, assault and capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape), that ended the Campaa del Desierto (Desert Campaign) ."

    • June 7, 1887 "Monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Wash DC"

    • June 7, 1892 Benjamin Harrison becomes the first President of the United States to attend a baseball game.

    • June 7, 1893 Gandhi's first act of civil disobedience (in South Africa)

    • June 7, 1896 G Harpo & F Samuelson leave NY to row the Atlantic (takes 54 days)

    • June 7, 1898 "Social Democracy of America party holds first national convention, Chic"

    • June 7, 1903 Professor Pierre Curie reveals the discovery of the element Polonium.

    • June 7, 1905 Norway dissolves union with Sweden (in effect since 1814)

    • June 7, 1906 "Cunard Line's RMS Lusitania is launched at the John Brown Shipyard, Glasgow(Clydebank), Scotland."

    • June 7, 1909 Cleveland Industrial Exposition opens

    • June 7, 1912 US army tests the first machine gun mounted on a plane

    • June 7, 1914 The first vessel passes through the locks at the Panama Canal.

    • June 7, 1917 "Battle of Messines, Belgium"

    • June 7, 1917 "Crpl Samuel Frickleton, 3rd Battalion, 3rd NZ (Rifle) Brigade, won the Victoria Cross at Messines, Belgium"

    • June 7, 1919 Sette giugno: Riot in Malta; four are killed.

    • June 7, 1924 George Leigh-Mallory disappears 775' from Everest's summit

    • June 7, 1929 Vatican City becomes a soverign state

    • June 7, 1930 "NY Times agrees to capitalize the n in ""Negro"""

    • June 7, 1932 "Some 7,000+ war veterans march on Washington, D.C. demanding bonus pay for their service in World War I."

    • June 7, 1936 "The Steel Workers Organizing Committee, a trade union, is founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Philip Murray is elected its first president."

    • June 7, 1938 Boeing 314 Clipper flying boat is first flown

    • June 7, 1938 The Douglas DC-4E makes its first test flight.

    • June 7, 1939 "The first king & queen of England to visit US, George VI & Elizabeth"

    • June 7, 1940 "King Haakon VII of Norway, Crown Prince Olav and the Norwegian government leave Troms and go into exile in London."

    • June 7, 1941 Palmach units take part in an Allied invasion in Syria.

    • June 7, 1942 "Japanese soldiers occupy the American islands of Attu and Kiska, in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska, as the Axis power continues to expand its defensive perimeter."

    • June 7, 1942 USS Yorktown sinks near Midway Island

    • June 7, 1943 "Professor Clauberg in Auschwitz reports a sterilization rate of 1,000 women a day, mostly on Jewish women from Greece."

    • June 7, 1944 Nazi Panzer SS troops murder 23 Canadian prisoners of war in Normandy.

    • June 7, 1948 Edvard Bene resigns as President of Czechoslovakia rather than signing a Constitution making his nation a Communist state.

    • June 7, 1954 First microbiology laboratory dedicated (New Brunswick NJ)

    • June 7, 1955 """The $64,000 Question"" premiers on CBS TV"

    • June 7, 1955 "Lux Radio Theater signs off the air permanently. The show launched in New York in 1934, and featured radio adaptations of Broadway shows and popular films."

    • June 7, 1963 "First Rolling Stones TV appearance (Thank Your Lucky Stars) & release first single, ""Come on"""

    • June 7, 1965 Gemini 4 completes 62 orbits

    • June 7, 1965 The US Supreme Court decides Griswold v. Connecticut effectively legalizing the use of contraception by married couples.

    • June 7, 1966 "Former movie star, Ronald Reagan, becomes the 33rd governor of the state of California."

    • June 7, 1967 2 Moby Grape members arrested for contributing to deliquency of minors

    • June 7, 1967 Israel captures Wailing Wall in East Jerusalem

    • June 7, 1967 The Israeli forces enter Jerusalem during the Six-Day War.

    • June 7, 1968 Sirhan Sirhan indicted for Bobby Kennedy assassination

    • June 7, 1968 "The body of assassinated U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy lies in state at St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York."

    • June 7, 1969 Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash combine on a Grand Ole Opry TV special

    • June 7, 1969 "Tommy James & the Shondells release ""Crystal Blue Persuasion"""

    • June 7, 1970 The Who's Tommy is performed at NY's Lincoln Center

    • June 7, 1971 Soviet Soyuz 11 crew completes first transfer to orbiting Salyut

    • June 7, 1972 German Chancellor Willy Brandt visits Israel

    • June 7, 1975 Number one hit on UK music charts - Windsor Davies & Don Estelle - Whispering Grass

    • June 7, 1975 Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public.

    • June 7, 1977 Anita Bryant leads successful crusade against Miami gay rights law

    • June 7, 1977 Queen's Silver Jubilee celebrations in London. 500 million people watch on television

    • June 7, 1978 Nadine Hernandez is born in California

    • June 7, 1979 "Bhaskara 1, Indian Earth resources/meteorology satellite, launched"

    • June 7, 1979 Rocker Chuck Berry is charged with tax evasion

    • June 7, 1981 Iraq's only nuclear reactor is destroyed by Israeli F-16 fighter-bombers.

    • June 7, 1981 The Israeli Air Force destroys Iraq's Osiraq nuclear reactor during Operation Opera. The Israelis charged the facility could have been used to make nuclear weapons.

    • June 7, 1982 Pres Reagan meets Pope John Paul II & Queen Elizabeth

    • June 7, 1982 Priscilla Presley opens Graceland to the public; the bathroom where Elvis Presley died five years earlier is kept off-limits.

    • June 7, 1986 "Madonna's ""Live to Tell,"" single goes #1"

    • June 7, 1986 Number one hit on UK music charts - Doctor & The Medics - Spirit In The Sky

    • June 7, 1986 "Washington Metroraill ""Vienna-Fairfax GMU"" opens."

    • June 7, 1989 "A Surinam Airways DC-8 Super 62 crashes near Paramaribo Airport, Suriname, killing 168."

    • June 7, 1990 Michael Jackson hospitalized for chest pains

    • June 7, 1990 "Nickelodeon Studios in Orlando, Florida opens up its new 3 soundstages and begins production at Universal Studios Florida ."

    • June 7, 1991 Mount Pinatubo explodes generating an ash column 7 km (4.5 miles) high.

    • June 7, 1991 Singer Jimmy Osmond weds Michelle Larson

    • June 7, 1995 The long range Boeing 777 enters service with United Airlines

    • June 7, 1998 "James Byrd, Jr is dragged to death by Shawn Allen Berry, Lawrence Russel Brewer, and John William King in Jasper, Texas in a racially-motivated hate crime."

    • June 7, 2001 Tony Blair's Labour Party wins another landslide victory in the General Election.

    • June 7, 2006 British Houses of Parliament temporarily shut down due to anthrax alert.







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