Monday, 7 June 2010

June 7 - Summary

June 7th Summary:

June 7 - Events

June 7th Details:
June 7th Events:
1099 – Siege of Jerusalem begins (The First Crusade).
1420 – Troops of the Republic of Venice capture Udine - ends the independence of the Patriarchate of Aquileia.
1494 – Treaty of Tordesillas signed by Spain & Portugal - divides the New World between the 2 countries.
1628 – The Petition of Right - this major English constitutional document is granted the Royal Assent by Charles I & becomes law on this day.
1654 – Louis XIV is crowned King of France.
1692 – Catstrophic earthquake in Port Royal, Jamaica.
1776 – The "Lee Resolution" is presented by Richard Henry Lee to the Continental Congress, with the motion is seconded by John Adams. This leads to the United States Declaration of Independence.
1800 – Mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba is reached by David Thompson.
1810 – First publication of the newspaper Gazeta de Buenos Ayres in Argentina.
1862 – Suppression of the slave trade is agreed by the United States & Britain.
1863 – French troops capture Mexico City during the French intervention in Mexico.
1880 – War of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, assault & capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape).
1893 – First act of civil disobedience by Mahatma Gandhi.
1905 – Norway's parliament dissolves its union with Sweden.
1906 – RMS Lusitania, owned by Cunard Line, is launched at the John Brown Shipyard, Glasgow (Clydebank), Scotland.
1909 – Mary Pickford makes her screen debut at the age of 16.
1917 – Battle of Messines – Allied ammonal mines underneath German trenches at Messines Ridge are detonated, killing 10,000 German troops (World War I).
1919 – Sette giugno - Riot in Malta.
1936 – The Steel Workers Organizing Committee, a trade union, is founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
1938 – The Douglas DC-4E makes its 1st test flight.
1940 – King Haakon VII of Norway, Crown Prince Olav & the Norwegian government leave Tromsø & go into exile in London.
1942 – The Battle of Midway ends (World War II).
1942 – Japanese soldiers occupy the American islands of Attu & Kiska, in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska (World War II).
1944 – The steamer Danae carrying Cretan Jews & partisans is sunk without survivors off the shore of Santorini (World War II).
1945 – King Haakon VII of Norway returns with his family to Oslo after 5 years in exile.
1948 – Edvard Beneš resigns as President of Czechoslovakia - he does this rather than signing a constitution making his nation a Communist state.
1965 – Griswold v. Connecticut - effectively legalizes the use of contraception by married couples following the decision by the Supreme Court of the United States.
1967 – Six-Day War - Israeli forces enter Jerusalem.
1975 – The Betamax videocassette recorder, produced by Sony, goes on sale to the public.
1977 – High day of Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II begins.
1981 – Israeli Air Force destroys Iraq's Osiraq nuclear reactor during Operation Opera.
1982 – Priscilla Presley opens Graceland to the public.
1991 – Mount Pinatubo explodes.
1993 – The Holbeck Hall Hotel in Scarborough, UK, falls into the sea following a landslide.
1995 – The long range Boeing 777 enters service with United Airlines.

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June 7 - Deaths

June 7th Details:
June 7th Deaths:
1329 – Robert the Bruce - King of Scotland (b. 1274)
1358 – Ashikaga Takauji - Japanese shogun (b. 1305)
1394 – Anne of Bohemia - wife of Richard II of England (b. 1367)
1618 – Thomas West - 3rd Baron De La Warr, English governor of Virginia (b. 1577)
1676 – Paul Gerhardt - German hymnist (b. 1606)
1711 – Henry Dodwell - Irish theologian (b. 1641)
1779 – William Warburton - English critic & Bishop of Gloucester (b. 1698)
1810 – Luigi Schiavonetti - Italian engraver (b. 1765)
1821 – Tudor Vladimirescu - Romanian rebellion leader (b. c. 1780)
1826 – Joseph von Fraunhofer - German physicist (b. 1787)
1840 – King Frederick William III of Prussia (b. 1770)
1854 – Charles Baudin - French admiral (b. 1792)
1859 – David Cox - English artist (b. 1783)
1866 – Chief Seattle - Native American leader
1879 – William Tilbury Fox - English dermatologist (b. 1836)
1896 – Pavlos Carrer - Greek composer (b. 1829)
1911 – Maurice Rouvier - French statesman (b. 1842)
1915 – Charles Reed Bishop - American businessman & philanthropist (b. 1822)
1916 – Émile Faguet - French writer & critic (b. 1847)
1927 – Edmund James Flynn - Premier of Quebec (b. 1847)
1936 – Stjepan Seljan - Croatian explorer (b. 1875)
1937 – Jean Harlow - American actress (b. 1911)
1942 – Alan Blumlein - English electronics engineer (b. 1903)
1951 – Oswald Pohl - German SS officer (b. 1892)
1954 – Alan Turing - British mathematician & computer scientist (b. 1912)
1963 – Zasu Pitts - American actress (b. 1894)
1965 – Judy Holliday - American actress (b. 1921)
1966 – Jean Arp - German-born sculptor, painter, & poet (b. 1886)
1967 – Anatoly Maltsev - Russian mathematician (b. 1909)
1967 – Dorothy Parker - American writer (b. 1893)
1968 – Dan Duryea - American actor (b. 1907)
1970 – E. M. Forster - English author (b. 1879)
1978 – Ronald George Wreyford Norrish - British chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1897)
1979 – Forrest Carter - American author (b. 1925)
1980 – Elizabeth Craig - British writer (b. 1883)
1980 – Henry Miller - American writer (b. 1891)
1988 – Vernon Washington - American actor (b. 1927)
1989 – Chico Landi - Brazilian racing driver (b. 1907)
1992 – Bill France, Sr. - first president of NASCAR, NASCAR founder (b. 1909)
1993 – Dražen Petrović - Croatian basketball player (b. 1964)
1995 – Hsuan Hua - Chinese-born religious leader (b. 1918)
1996 – Max Factor, Jr. - American businessman (b. 1904)
1999 – Paco Stanley - Mexican TV entertainer (b. 1942)
2001 – Víctor Paz Estenssoro - President of Bolivia (b. 1907)
2001 – Carole Fredericks - American singer (b. 1952)
2001 – Betty Neels - English novelist (b. 1910)
2002 – Mary Lilian Baels - Belgian princess (b. 1916)
2002 – Basappa Danappa Jatti - former Vice-President of India & Acting President (b. 1912)
2003 – Trevor Goddard - English actor (b. 1962)
2006 – John Tenta - Canadian wrestler (b. 1963)
2006 – Abu Musab al-Zarqawi - Jordanian-born Mujahid (b. 1966)
2008 – Rudy Fernandez - Filipino actor (b. 1953)
2008 – Jim McKay - American sportscaster (b. 1921)
2009 – Kenny Rankin - American singer (b. 1940)
2009 – Hugh Hopper - British musician (b. 1945)

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June 7 - Births

June 7th Details:
June 7th Births:
1529 – Étienne Pasquier - French lawyer & writer (d. 1615)
1761 – John Rennie - Scottish engineer (d. 1821)
1770 – Robert Jenkinson - 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1828)
1778 – Beau Brummell - English fashion leader (d. 1840)
1863 – Bones Ely - Professional Baseball Player (d.1952)
1811 – James Young Simpson - British obstetrician (d. 1870)
1831 – Amelia Edwards - English author & Egyptologist (d. 1892)
1837 – Alois Hitler - father of Adolf Hitler (d. 1903)
1840 – Charlotte of Belgium - Empress of Mexico (d. 1927)
1845 – Leopold Auer - Hungarian violinist & composer (d. 1930)
1848 – Paul Gauguin - French painter (d. 1903)
1862 – Philipp Lenard - Austrian physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1947)
1868 – Charles Rennie Mackintosh - Scottish architect, designer, & watercolourist (d. 1928)
1879 – Knud Rasmussen - Greenlander explorer (d. 1933)
1879 – Joan Voûte - Dutch astronomer (d. 1963)
1880 – Thorleif Lund - Norwegian actor (d. 1956)
1883 – Sylvanus Morley - American archaeologist & spy (d. 1948)
1886 – Henri Coandă - Romanian aerodynamics pioneer (d. 1972)
1894 – Alexander de Seversky - Russian-born aviation pioneer (d. 1974)
1896 – Douglas Campbell - American World War I flying ace (d. 1990)
1896 – Robert S. Mulliken - American chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1986)
1896 – Imre Nagy - Hungarian politician (d. 1958)
1897 – George Szell - Hungarian conductor (d. 1970)
1899 – Elizabeth Bowen - Irish novelist (d. 1973)
1900 – Glen Gray - American jazz musician & leader of the Casa Loma Orchestra (d. 1963)
1902 – Herman B Wells - American college president & chancellor of Indiana University (d. 2000)
1905 – James J. Braddock - Irish-American wrestler (d. 1974)
1907 – Prince Sigvard - Duke of Uppland (d. 2002)
1909 – Virginia Apgar - American physician & developer of the Apgar test (d. 1974)
1909 – Peter W. Rodino - American politician (d. 2005)
1909 – Jessica Tandy - English-born American actress (d. 1994)
1910 – Mike Sebastian - American football player (d. 1989)
1910 – Bradford Washburn - American explorer (d. 2007)
1911 – Brooks Stevens - American industrial designer (d. 1995)
1917 – Gwendolyn Brooks - American poet (d. 2000)
1917 – Dean Martin - American actor (d. 1995)
1920 – Georges Marchais - French politician (d. 1997)
1921 – Tal Farlow - American jazz guitarist (d. 1998)
1921 – Dorothy Ruth - American horse breeder; adopted daughter of Babe Ruth (d. 1989)
1922 – Leo Reise - Canadian ice hockey player
1923 – Jules Deschênes - Canadian jurist (d. 2000)
1925 – John Biddle - American yachting cinematographer & lecturer (d. 2008)
1927 – Charles de Tornaco - Belgian racing driver (d. 1953)
1928 – Dave Bowen - Welsh international football manager (d. 1995)
1928 – James Ivory - American film director
1928 – Reg Park - British bodybuilder (d. 2007)
1929 – John Napier Turner - Canadian seventeenth Prime Minister of Canada
1929 – Ernie Roth - American wrestling manager (d. 1983)
1931 – Malcolm Morley - English painter
1933 – Herb Score - American baseball player (d. 2008)
1935 – Harry Crews - American author
1935 – Thomas Kailath - American engineer
1937 – Neeme Järvi - Estonian conductor
1938 – Goose Gonsoulin - American football player
1940 – Tom Jones - Welsh singer
1943 – Nikki Giovanni - American poet
1943 – Ken Osmond - American actor
1945 – Wolfgang Schüssel - Chancellor of Austria
1946 – Jenny Jones - Palestinian-born American talk show host
1947 – Don Money - American baseball player & manager
1947 – Thurman Munson - American baseball player (d. 1979)
1950 – Gary Graham American actor
1951 – Terry O'Reilly Canadian ice hockey player
1952 – Liam Neeson - Northern Irish actor
1952 – Orhan Pamuk - Turkish writer, Nobel laureate
1953 – Johnny Clegg - South African musician
1953 – Colleen Camp - American actress
1953 – Dougie Donnelly - Scottish television broadcaster
1954 – Louise Erdrich - American author
1955 – William Forsythe - American actor
1955 – Tim Richmond - American race car driver (d. 1989)
1956 – Antonio Reid - American music producer
1957 – Juan Luis Guerra - Dominican musician
1957 – Paddy McAloon - English singer & songwriter (Prefab Sprout)
1958 – Prince - American musician
1958 – Surakiart Sathirathai - Thai Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand
1960 – Bill Prady - American television producer
1961 – Dave Catching - American musician
1962 – Michael Cartellone - American drummer (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
1962 – Thierry Hazard - French singer & songwriter
1962 – Takuya Kurosawa - Japanese racing driver
1963 – Roberto Alagna - French tenor
1964 – Judie Aronson - American actress
1964 – Gia Carides - Australian actress
1965 – Mick Foley - American wrestler
1965 – Jean-Pierre François - French footballer & singer
1965 – Damien Hirst - English artist
1965 – Christine Roque - French singer
1966 – Eric Kretz - American musician (Stone Temple Pilots)
1966 – Stéphane Richer - Canadian ice hockey player
1967 – Dave Navarro - American musician
1969 – Prince Joachim of Denmark
1969 – Kim Rhodes - American actress
1969 – Adam Buxton - British TV presenter & DJ
1970 – Cafu - Brazilian footballer
1970 – Andrei Kovalenko - Russian hockey player
1970 – Mike Modano - American ice hockey player
1971 – Terrell Buckley - American football player
1971 – Alex X. Mooney - American politician
1972 – Karl Urban - New Zealand actor
1973 – Song Yun-ah - South Korean model & actress
1974 – Mahesh Bhupathi - Indian tennis player
1974 – Bear Grylls - British adventurer & former soldier, now Chief Scout
1974 – Cassius Khan - Canadian musician
1975 – Allen Iverson - American basketball player
1975 – Shane Bond - New Zealand cricket player
1976 – Necro - American rapper
1976 – Cassidy Rae - American actress
1977 – Marcin Baszczyński - Polish footballer
1977 – Joe Horgan - American baseball player
1977 – Odalis Pérez - Dominican baseball player
1977 – Preston Campbell - Australian Rugby League Player
1978 – Tony An - Korean singer (H.O.T)
1978 – Adrienne Frantz - American actress
1978 – Bill Hader - American comedian
1978 – Mini Anden - Swedish model
1979 – Kevin Hofland - Dutch footballer
1979 – Evelina Papantoniou - Greek fashion model & actress
1980 – Ed Moses - American swimmer
1981 – Stephen Bywater - British footballer
1981 – Tyler Johnson - American baseball player
1981 – Anna Kournikova - Russian tennis player
1981 – Kevin Kyle - Scottish footballer
1981 – Larisa Oleynik - American actress
1982 – Virgil Vasquez - American baseball player
1983 – Mark Lowe - American baseball player
1983 – Milan Jurcina - Slovakian hockey player
1985 – Charlie Simpson - British pop singer
1985 – Simon Whaley - English footballer
1985 – Shannon Shorr - American poker player
1988 – Michael Cera - Canadian actor
1988 – Milan Lucic - Canadian ice hockey player (Boston Bruins)
1990 – Allison Schmitt - American swimmer
1993 – Jordan Fry - American actor
1996 – Jasper Harris - British actor

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