Want to find out what all happened on 7. June

Emperor Theodosius II married Aelia Eudocia. The wedding was celebrated at Constantinople (Byzantine Empire). (7. June 421)

The First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem began. (7. June 1099)

Troops of the Republic of Venice captured Udine, ending the independence of the Patriarchal State of Friuli. (7. June 1420)

Spain and Portugal signed the Treaty of Tordesillas which divided the New World between the two countries. (7. June 1494)

The Petition of Right, a major English constitutional document, was granted the Royal Assent by Charles I and became law. (7. June 1628)

Louis XIV was crowned King of France. (7. June 1654)

Port Royal, Jamaica, was hit by a catastrophic earthquake; in just three minutes, 1,600 people were killed and 3,000 were seriously injured. (7. June 1692)

Richard Henry Lee presented the "Lee Resolution" to the Continental Congress. The motion was seconded by John Adams and led to the United States Declaration of Independence. (7. June 1776)

The Day of Tiles during the French Revolution, where angry citizens of Grenoble tossed roof tiles and various objects onto the heads of royal troops. (7. June 1788)

David Thompson reached the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba. (7. June 1800)

The newspaper Gazeta de Buenos Ayres was first published in Argentina. (7. June 1810)

Asian cholera reached Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and killed about 6,000 people in Lower Canada. (7. June 1832)

The United States and the United Kingdom agreed to suppress the slave trade. (7. June 1862)

During the French intervention in Mexico, Mexico City was captured by French troops. (7. June 1863)

1,800 Fenian raiders were repelled back to the United States after they looted and plundered around Saint-Armand and Frelighsburg, Quebec. (7. June 1866)

War of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, the assault and capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape), ended the CampaƱa del Desierto (Desert Campaign). (7. June 1880)

Benjamin Harrison became the first President of the United States to attend a baseball game. (7. June 1892)

Homer Plessy was arrested for refusing to leave his seat in the "whites-only" car of a train; he lost the resulting court case, Plessy v. Ferguson. (7. June 1892)

Mohandas Gandhi committed his first act of civil disobedience. (7. June 1893)

American Temperance crusader Carrie Nation began her campaign of vandalizing alcohol-serving establishments by destroying the inventory in a saloon in Kiowa, Kansas. (7. June 1899)

en  ar  bg  cs  da  de  el  es  et  fi  fr  he  hi  hr  hu  id  it  ja  ko  lt  lv  nl  no  pl  pt  ro  ru  sk  sl  sr  sv  th  tr  uk  vi  zh  zht  
Editorial board: editorial@history-page.com
Copyright (C):Online press. All rights reserved.

We use "Cookies" for better user experience. By proceeding to use this page you approve our Cookie policy.

Close this notice Find out more