On This Day: June 07th

This is 159th day of the year and 207 days remain in the year.

in history
Spain and Portugal signed the Treaty of Tordesillas, which divided the New World between the two countries.
Louis XIV was crowned king of France.
Richard Henry Lee of Virginia introduced a resolution in the Continental Congress proposing a Declaration of Independence.
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.
Vatican City became a sovereign state.
President Eduard Beneš of Czechoslovakia resigned and the Communist takeover of the country was completed.
Dorothy Parker, American short story writer, poet, and critic, died.
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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