1099 – Beginning of Siege of Jerusalem (1099)
1329 – Robert the Bruce, dies (b. 1274). King of Scotland .
1358 – Ashikaga Takauji, dies (b. 1305). Ashikaga shogun.
1491 – Jacques Cartier, was born (d. 1557). Explorer.
1494 – Spain and Portugal sign the Treaty of Tordesillas which divides the New World between the two countries.
1654 – Louis XIV is crowned King of France.
1692 – Port Royal, Jamaica is hit by a catastrophic earthquake at 11:43am; in just three minutes, 1600 people are killed and 3000 are seriously injured.
1755 – Criação da Companhia Geral do Grão-Pará e Maranhão, que será estabelecida pelo Alvará de 30 de Outubro de 1756.
1761 – John Rennie, was born (d. 1821). Engineer.
1776 – Richard Henry Lee presents the “Lee Resolution” to the Continental Congress. See United States Declaration of Independence.
1776 – American invaders skirmish with British at Trois-Rivières, Quebec.
1778 – Beau Brummel, was born. Fashion leader.
1779 – William Warburton, dies (b. 1698). English critic, Bishop of Gloucester
1800 – David Thompson reaches the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba.
1801 – Assinatura do Tratado de Badajoz, que é antedatado para 6 de Junho, por conveniência do embaixador francês. Portugal perde a cidade e o termo de Olivença.
1811 – James Simpson, was born (d. 1870). Obstetrician.
1831 – Amelia Edwards, was born (d. 1892). English author and Egyptologist.
1832 – Asian cholera brought to Quebec by Irish immigrants kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.
1848 – Paul Gauguin, was born (d. 1903). French painter.
1849 – Nasimento de Manuel Bonilla . Presidente das Honduras (1903-1907 e 1912-1913)
1854 – Charles Baudin, dies (b. 1792). French admiral .
1858 – Nascimento de José Leite de Vasconcelos . Escritor português.
1859 – David Cox, dies (b. 1783). English artist.
1862 – The United States and United Kingdom agree to suppress the slave trade.
1862 – Gennaios Kolokotronis assume o cargo de primeiro-ministro da Grécia.
1863 – Mexico City is captured by French troops.
1866 – 1800 Fenian raiders are repelled back to the United States after they loot and plunder around St-Armand and Frelighsburg, Quebec.
1866 – Chief Seattle, dies. Native American leader
1868 – Charles Rennie Mackintosh, was born (d. 1928). Architect, designer, and illustrator
1879 – Knut Rasmussen, was born (d. 1933). Explorer
1886 – Henri Coanda, was born (d. 1972). Aerodynamics pioneer.
1896 – Imre Nagy, was born (d. 1958). Hungarian politician.
1897 – George Szell, was born (d. 1970).Hungarian conductor.
1902 – Émile Combes assume o cargo de primeiro-ministro da França
1905 – Norway declares the union with Sweden dissolved.
1909 – Jessica Tandy, was born (d. 1994). Actress .
1914- The first vessel passes through the locks of the Panama Canal.
1917 – Dean Martin, was born (d. 1995). American actor .
1917 – Gwendolyn Brooks, was bhorn (d. 2000). Poet.
1919 – Sette Giugno – Riot in Malta. 4 people killed.
1920 – Georges Marchais, was born (d. 1997). Politician
1928 – James Ivory, was born. Producer.
1929 – Vatican City becomes a sovereign state.
1929 – John Turner, was born. Seventeenth Prime Minister of Canada .
1931 – Malcolm Morley, was born. Painter .
1935 – Pierre Laval becomes Prime Minister of France.
1936 – Stjepan Seljan, dies (d. 1875). Croatian explorer.
1936 – Morte de Lola Mora (Dolores Mora de la Vega). Escultora argentina.
1937 – Jean Harlow, dies (b. 1911). Actress.
1937 – Neemi Järvi, was born. Estonian conductor .
1937 – Claus Peymann, was born. Theater director
1938 – Goose Gonsoulin, was born. American football player
1938 – The Douglas DC-4 makes its first test flight.
1940 – King Haakon VII of Norway, Crown Prince Olav and the Norwegian government leave Tromsø and go into exile in London.
1940 – Tom Jones,was born. Singer
1942 – World War II: The Battle of Midway ends.
1942 – Japanese troops land on the islands of Attu and Kiska in the Aleutian Islands.
1943 – Nikki Giovanni, was born. Poet
1944 – Nazi Panzer SS troops execute 23 Canadian prisoners of war in Normandy.
1945 – King Haakon VII of Norway returns with his family to Oslo after five years in exile.
1945 – Wolfgang Schüssel, was born. Chancellor of Austria
1946 – Jenny Jones, was born. Comedienne and talk show host
1948 – Edvard Beneš resigns as President of Czechoslovakia rather than sign a Constitution making his nation a Communist state.
1952 – Liam Neeson, was born. Irish actor
1954 – Louise Erdrich, was born. Author.
1954 – Alan Turing, diess (b. 1912). Mathematician, computer scientist
1955 – Tim Richmond, was born (d. 1989). American race car driver.
1958 – Prince, was born. Musician.
1960 – Morreu o poeta português Tomás Oliveira da Cruz.
1963 – Zasu Pitts, dies (b. 1894). Actress.
1965 – Judy Holliday, dies (b. 1921). Actress .
1965 – Mick Foley, was born. Professional wrestler and author
1966 – Jean Arp, dies (b. 1886). Alsatian sculptor, painter, and poet.
1967 – Dorothy Parker, dies (b. 1893). Writer.
1968 – Nascimento de Juan Antonio Pizzi . Jogador argentino de futebol.
1970 – E. M. Forster, dies (b. 1879). English author.
1970 – Cafu (Marcos Evangelista de Moraes) was born. Brazilien football player (Milan)
1972 – Karl Urban, was born. Actor
1974 – Mahesh Bhupathi, was born. Tennis player
1975 – Allen Iverson, was born. Basketball player
1979 – Forrest Carter, dies (b. 1925). Author.
1980 – Henry Miller, dies (b. 1891). American writer .
1981 – Anna Kournikova, was born. Tennis player
1981 – Larisa Oleynik, was born. Actress.
1981 – The Israeli Air Force destroys Iraq‘s Osiraq nuclear reactor.
1982 – Priscilla Presley opens Graceland to the public; the bathroom where Elvis Presley died five years earlier is kept off-limits.
1988 – Michael Cera, was born. Actor
1989 – A Suriname DC-8 Super 62 crashes near Paramaribo Airport, Suriname, killing 168.
1989 – At 01:23:45 AM the time and date by US reckoning was 01:23:45 6/7/89. This was also true 12 hours later excepting 24-hour time.
1989 – Morte da cantora brasileira Nara Leão.
1993 – Prince changes his name to a symbol and comes to be referred to as “The Artist formerly known as Prince”.
1993 – Dražen Petrović, dies (b. 1964). Basketball Hall of Famer .
1996 – Max Factor, dies. Cosmetics pioneer.
2001 – Morte de Victor Paz Estenssoro. Presidente da Bolívia por quatro vezes entre 1952 e 1989.
2002 – O escritor espanhol Antonio Gracia recebe o Prêmio Internacional de Poesia em língua espanhola.
2002 – Mary Lilian Baels, dies (b. 1916). Princess of Réthy, Belgium .
2003 – Trevor Goddard, dies (b. 1962). Actor.
2003 – A tenista belga Justine Henin-Hardenne vence Kim Cljisters e conquista o torneio de Roland Garros.
2003 – Casamento do ator Ed Burns com a modelo Christy Turlington.
2004 – Quorthon, dies (b. 1966). Musician.
Roman Empire – first day of the Vestalia (penus vestae) in honor of Vesta
Norway – Union Dissolution Day, observing the 1905 decision to dissolve the Union between Sweden and Norway
On this day in History – Jun 07 Junho 6, 2005
1099 – Beginning of Siege of Jerusalem (1099)
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1002 – German king Henry II, the Saint, was crowned.
1502 – King John III of Portugal was born (d. 1557) . King of Portugal (1521-57).
1508 – Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to sign a three-year truce and cede several territories to Venice
1513 – Italian Wars: Battle of Novara – Swiss troops defeat the French under Louis de la Tremoille, forcing the French to abandon Milan. Duke Massimiliano Sforza is restored.
1523 – Gustav Vasa is elected King of Sweden, marking the end of the Kalmar Union.
1553 – Bernardino Baldi, was born (d. 1617). Italian mathematician
1557 – John III of Portugal dies. (b 1502)
1599 – Diego Velázquez, was born (d. 1660). Spanish painter.
1606 – Pierre Corneille, was born (d. 1684). French dramatist.
1622 – Claude-Jean Allouez, was born (d. 1857). French Jesuit missionary and explorer
1654 – Christina, reigning queen of the Protestant nation Sweden, abdicates the throne and secretly converts to Catholicism. Charles X succeedes his abdicated cousin Queen Christina to the Swedish throne.
1683 – The Ashmolean Museum opens as the world’s first university museum.
1752 – A devastating fire destroys one-third of Moscow, including 18,000 homes.
1755 – Nathan Hale, was born (d. 1776). American writer, patriot.
1756 – John Trumbull, was born (d. 1843). American painter.
1799 – Alexander Pushkin was born (d. 1837). Russian poet.
1799 – Patrick Henry, dies (b. 1736). American revolutionary.
1809 – Sweden promulgates a new Constitution, which restores political power to the Riksdag of the Estates after 20 years of Enlightened absolutism.
1810 – Friedrich Wilhelm Schneidewin,was born (d. 1856). German classical scholar.
1813 – War of 1812: Battle of Stoney Creek – A British force of 700 under John Vincent defeat an American force three times its size under William Winder and John Chandler.
1829 – Shusaku Honinbo, was born (d. 1862). Japanese Go player.
1829 – Shanawdithit, dies. Last known Beothuk Indian of Newfoundland
1832 – Jeremy Bentham, dies (b. 1748) .English philosopher, social reformer. He had his body preserved at the Univ. College, London. Bentham is considered the father of utilitarianism.
1833 – U.S. President Andrew Jackson becomes the first President to ride a train.
1843 – Friedrich Hölderlin, was born (d. 1770). German poet, novelist, and dramatist .
1843 – Friedrich Hölderlin, dies (b. 1770). German poet, novelist, and dramatist.
1844 – The Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) is founded in London.
1850 – Karl Ferdinand Braun, was born (d. 1918). German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate.
1857 – Aleksandr Lyapunov, was born (d. 1918). Russian mathematician.
1857 – Sophia of Nassau marries the future King Oscar II of Sweden-Norway.
1859 – Queen Victoria signs Letters Patent making Queensland into a separate colony.
1862 – American Civil War: Battle of Memphis – Union forces capture Memphis, Tennessee from the Confederates.
1862 – Henry John Newbolt, was born (d. 1938). English author.
1865 – William Quantrill, dies (b. 1837). Confederate raider.
1868 – Robert Falcon Scott, was born (d. 1912). English explorer.
1872 – Tsarina Alexandra of Russia [Alexandra Fjodorovna Romanova] was born (d. 1918). The last Russian Tsarina (1894-1918). She was later killed with her husband by revolutionaries.
1875 – Thomas Mann, was born (d. 1955). German novelist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature. His work includes: Buddenbrooks (1901), Death in Venice (1912), Doctor Faustus (1947), and The Magic Mountain.
1878 – Robert Stirling, dies. (b. 1790). Scottish inventor.
1881 – Henri Vieuxtemps, dies (b. 1820). Belgian composer.
1882 – More than 100,000 inhabitants of Bombay are killed as a cyclone in the Arabian Sea pushes huge waves into the harbour.
1890 – Ted Lewis, was born (d. 1971). American bandleader
1891 – Sir John A. Macdonald, dies (b. 1815). First Prime Minister of Canada.
1898 – Ninette de Valois, was born (d. 2001). Irish dancer.
1901 – Sukarno,was born (d. 1978). First President of Indonesia.
1903 – Aram Khachaturian, was born (d. 1978). Armenian composer.
1906 – Max August Zorn, was born (d. 1993). Mathematician.
1907 – Bill Dickey, was born (d. 1993). Baseball star, coach, manager, and scout.
1912 – Eruption of Novarupta in Alaska begins. Second largest volcanic eruption in historic time.
1916 – Henriette Roosenburg, was born (d. 1972). Dutch journalist.
1916 – Yuan Shikai, dies (b. 1859). Chinese military official and politicia.
1922 – Lillian Russell, dies. American actress
1925 – The Chrysler Corporation is founded by Walter Percy Chrysler.
1926 – Klaus Tennstedt, was born (d. 1998). German conductor.
1929 – Sunil Dutt, was born. Indian actor and politician
1932 – The Revenue Act of 1932 is enacted, creating the first gas tax in the United States, at a rate of 1 cent per gallon sold.
1933 – The first drive-in theater opens, in Camden, New Jersey.
1934 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Securities Act of 1933 into law, establishing the Securities and Exchange Commission.
1934 – King Albert II of Belgium was born.
1934 – Gilbert Cates, was born. Producer, director .
1939 – Louis Andriessen, was born. Dutch composer
1939 – Gary U.S. Bonds, was born. Musician
1941 – Louis Chevrolet, dies (b. 1878). American automotive pioneer, race car driver.
1944 – World War II: Battle of Normandy begins – Operation Overlord, code named D-Day, commences with the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history.
1945 – Larry Lujack, was born. American disc jockey
1945 – David Dukes, was born. (d. 2000). American actor
1946 – The Basketball Association of America is formed in New York City.
1946 – Gerhart Hauptmann, dies (b. 1862). Silesian dramatist.
1947 – David Blunkett,was born. Politician.
1954 – Harvey Fierstein, was born. American actor .
1954 – Cynthia Rylant, was born. Author.
1956 – Björn Borg, was born. Swedish tennis player.
1956 – David Marshall, Singapore‘s first Chief Minister, resigns.
1960 – Gary Graham, was born. American actor.
1960 – Steve Vai, was born. American musician
1961- Tom Araya, was born. Chilean musician (Slayer)
1961 – Carl Jung, dies (b. 1875). Swiss psychologist.
1962 – The Beatles audition for EMI Records.
1964 – Under a temporary order, the rocket launches at Cuxhaven, Germany are terminated, though they never resume.
1963 – Wolfgang Drechsler,was born. German social scientist
1966 – James Meredith, civil rights activist, is shot while trying to march across Mississippi.
1968 – Robert F. Kennedy, dies (b. 1925) . Former United States Attorney General and Senator from New York
1971- Soyuz program: Soyuz 11 launches.
1971 – The Ed Sullivan Show goes off the air.
1972 – David Bowie releases the classic album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiers from Mars.
1974 – A new Instrument of Government is promulgated making Sweden a parliamentary monarchy.
1976 – J. Paul Getty, dies (b. 1892). American industrialist.
1978 – Carl Barat, was born. Singer and guitarist (The Libertines)
1978 – Judith Barsi, was born (d. 1988). Actress.
1979 – Jack Haley, dies (b. 1898). American actor.
1981 – Carleton S. Coon, dies (b. 1904). American anthropologist.
1981 – A passenger train travelling between Mansi and Saharsa, India, jumps the tracks at a bridge crossing the Bagmati river. The government places the official death toll at 268 plus another 300 missing; however, it is generally believed that the actual figure is closer to 1,000 killed.
1982 – 1982 Lebanon War begins: Forces under Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon invade southern Lebanon in their “Operation Peace for the Galilee,” eventually reaching as far north as the capital Beirut.
1983 – Bradley Jay is born. Broadcaster.
1984 – The Indian Army attacks the Golden Temple in Amritsar in an effort to flush out terrorists, following an order from Indira Gandhi. Official casualities are 576 combatants killed and 335 wounded; independent observers estimate that thousands of unarmed Sikh civilians are also killed in the crossfire.
1984 – A. Bertram Chandler, dies (b. 1912). Australian author.
1985 – The grave of “Wolfgang Gerhard” is exhumed in Embu, Brazil; the remains found are later proven to be those of Josef Mengele, Auschwitz‘ “Angel of Death”. Mengele is thought to have drowned while swimming in February 1979.
1990 – U.S. District court judge Jose Gonzales rules that the rap album As Nasty As They Wanna Be by the 2 Live Crew violates Florida‘s obscenity law; he declares that the predominant subject matter of the record is “directed to the ‘dirty’ thoughts and the loins, not to the intellect and the mind.”
1991 – George and Barbara Loeb, members of the Church of the Creator, are arrested and charged with murder.
1991 – Former Diff’rent Strokes child star Dana Plato is given a six-year suspended sentence for robbing a Las Vegas video store five weeks earlier.
1991 – Stan Getz, dies (b. 1927). American musician, composer.
1993 – Mongolia holds its first direct presidential elections.
1996 – Damon and Devon Routier, sons of Darlie Routier
1997 – New Jersey teenager Melissa Drexler gives birth to a healthy baby in a bathroom stall during her senior prom, then strangles the child with a plastic bag and stashes the corpse in the trash.
1999 – At the Putim maximum security prison in Brazil, 345 prisoners run from the main gate in the largest jailbreak in Brazilian history, marking the 10th escape for the 3-year old facility. In the ensuing manhunt, two fugitives are killed and five innocent bystanders are accidentally jailed.
1999 – Anne Haddy, dies (b. 1930). Australian actress.
2002 – The United States House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee announces it is probing Martha Stewart‘s ImClone stock sales.
2002 – A near-Earth asteroid estimated at 10 metres diameter explodes over the Medterranean Sea. The resulting explosion is estimated to have a force of 26 kilotons, slightly more powerful than the Nagasaki atomic bomb.
2002 – Hans Janmaat, dies. Controversial far-right politician in the Netherlands.