7 JUNE
   
 

Born On This Day:

  • Beau Brummel, 1778
  • Paul Gauguin, 1848
  • Imre Nagy, 1896
  • George Szell, 1897
  • Elizabeth Bowen, 1899
  • Jessica Tandy, 1909
  • Tom Jones, 1940
  • Muammar Gaddafi, 1942
  • Prince (Prince Rogers Nelson), 1958
  • Roberto Alagna, 1963
  • Anna Kournikova, 1981

Died On This Day:

  • Robert the Bruce King of Scotland, 1329
  • John Aubrey, 1697
  • Friedrich William III Prussia, 1840
  • Edwin Booth, 1893
  • Jean Harlow, 1937
  • Alan Turing suicide, 1954
  • Judy Holliday, 1965
  • Dorothy Parker, 1967
  • Max Factor Jr., 1996
  • Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, 2006
  • Christopher Lee, 2015

Today's Events:

  • 1099 - First Christian Crusaders arrive at Jerusalem, lay siege slaughtering 70,000 inc. women & children.
  • 1494 - Treaty of Tordesillas gives Portugal lands east and Spain lands west of demarcation line.
  • 1520 - Henry VIII and French King Francis I swear allegiance in 'The Field of the Cloth of Gold' with jousting tournaments.
  • 1712 - Pennsylvania representative assembly bans the importation of slaves into the Colony.
  • 1769 - Daniel Boone begins exploring American frontier in what is now Kentucky.
  • 1776 - U.S. Congress passes Richard Henry Lee's resolution calling for independence from England.
  • 1905 - Norway declares union with Sweden dissolved.
  • 1906 - Lusitania launched.
  • 1913 - Mount McKinley in Alaska, highest mountain in North America, conquered by Rev. Hudson Stuck.
  • 1929 - Sovereign state of Vatican City came into existence with Lateran Treaty of Rome.
  • 1935 - Stanley Baldwin appointed Prime Minister of Britain.
  • 1942 - Battle of Midway ends with American victory over the Japanese.
  • 1948 - Communist takeover of Czechoslovakia.
  • 2004 - The next transit of Venus over the sun.
  • 2009 - Roger Federer wins French Open becoming the greatest tennis player in history with 14 grand-slam titles on all four playing surfaces.

Feast Day of Saint:

  • Meriadoc
  • Robert of Newminster
  • Colman of Dromore
  • Anthony Mary Gianelli

Holiday:

  • Day of the Prophet Mohammed founder of Islam
  • National Day in Chad

Non-Specific Holiday:

  • SAVITRI-VRATA, Hindu Festival for women
  • TANO FESTIVAL (Korea) on 5th day of 5th lunar month.
  • TUAN WU CHIEH or Dragon Boat Festival (China) 5th day of 5th lunar month.
  • SHAVUOT or Feast of Weeks (Jewish), on 6th or 7th of lunar month Sivan.
  • ASCENSION (Christian) 40th day after Easter.
  • PENTECOST (Christian) or Whitsunday (Anglican) 50 days after Easter.
  • TRINITY SUNDAY (Christian), Sunday after Pentecost.
  • CORPUS CHRISTI (Christian), Thursday after Trinity Sunday.
  • FATHER'S DAY (U.S.) Third Sunday in June.
  • ARANYA SHASHTI, Hindu Festival honoring god of the forest
  • RATHA YATRA, Hindu Festival of Car Procession of Vishnu
  • CHI HSI, Festival of the Milky Way in China (seventh day of the seventh moon)
  • CHUNG YÜAN, Festival of the Dead in China (fifteenth day of the seventh moon)
  • GAY AND LESBIAN PRIDE DAY - Last Sunday in June
  • CHAGU-CHAGU UMAKKO or horse Festival in Morioka celebrated second Saturday in June
  • HARE KRISHNA RATHA YATRA CHARIOT CARNIVAL celebrated 3rd week in June.
  • AMBUBACHI MELA Festival at Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, India celebrated third week in June for 5 days

 

 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
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