The following events took place on June 7. The list is arranged in chronological order.
Found 52 events. Showing 1 - 20.
- 421Emperor Theodosius II marries Aelia Eudocia. The wedding was celebrated at Constantinople (Byzantine Empire).
- 1099First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem begins.
- 1420Troops of the Republic of Venice capture Udine, ending the independence of the Patria del Friuli.
- 1494Spain and Portugal sign the Treaty of Tordesillas which divides the New World between the two countries.
- 1628The Petition of Right, a major English constitutional document, is granted the Royal Assent by Charles I and becomes law.
- 1654Louis XIV is crowned King of France.
- 1692Port Royal, Jamaica, is hit by a catastrophic earthquake; in just three minutes, 1,600 people are killed and 3,000 are seriously injured.
- 1776Richard Henry Lee presents the “Lee Resolution” to the Continental Congress. The motion is seconded by John Adams and will lead to the United States Declaration of Independence.
- 1788French Revolution: Day of the Tiles — civilians in Grenoble toss roof tiles and various objects down upon royal troops.
- 1800David Thompson reaches the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba.
- 1810The newspaper Gazeta de Buenos Ayres is first published in Argentina.
- 1832Asian cholera reaches Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.
- 1862The United States and the United Kingdom agree to suppress the slave trade.
- 1863During the French intervention in Mexico, Mexico City is captured by French troops.
- 18661,800 Fenian raiders are repelled back to the United States after they looted and plundered around Saint-Armand and Frelighsburg, Quebec.
- 1880War of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, the assault and capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape), ends the Campaña del Desierto (Desert Campaign).
- 1892Benjamin Harrison becomes the first President of the United States to attend a baseball game.
- 1892Homer Plessy is arrested for refusing to leave his seat in the “whites-only” car of a train; he lost the resulting court case, Plessy v. Ferguson.
- 1893Mohandas Gandhi commits his first act of civil disobedience.
- 1899American Temperance crusader Carrie Nation begins her campaign of vandalizing alcohol-serving establishments by destroying the inventory in a saloon in Kiowa, Kansas.
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