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On This Day: June 07th

This is 158th day of the year and 207 days remain in the year.

in history
1494
Spain and Portugal signed the Treaty of Tordesillas, which divided the New World between the two countries.
1654
Louis XIV was crowned king of France.
1776
Richard Henry Lee of Virginia introduced a resolution in the Continental Congress proposing a Declaration of Independence.
1892
Homer Plessy was arrested for his refusal to move from a whites-only seat on a train. This led to the Plessy v. Ferguson Supreme Court decision.
1929
Vatican City became a sovereign state.
1948
President Eduard Beneš of Czechoslovakia resigned and the Communist takeover of the country was completed.
1967
Dorothy Parker, American short story writer, poet, and critic, died.
2003
Rev. V. Gene Robinson was elected the first openly gay bishop by New Hampshire Episcopalians.
June 07 BirthdaysGwendolyn Brooks1917–2000, American poet, b. Topeka, Kans.
Elizabeth Bowenauthor
Jessica Tandyactress
Virginia Apgarphysician and anesthesiologist
Paul Gauguinpainter
“Nikki” Giovannipoet
Knud Rasmussenarctic explorer



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