JUNE 7 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1654 ~ LOUiS XIV was crowned King of France on the 7th day of June in 1654.

1778 ~ BEAU BRUMMELL the English fashion leader was born on the 7th day of June in 1778 (d. 1840).

1848 ~ Paul Gauguin the French painter was born on the 7th day of June in 1848 (d. 1903).

1862 ~ The United States and the United Kingdom agreed to suppress the slave trade on the 7th day of June in 1862.

1917Dean Martin the American singer and actor was born on the 7th day of June in 1917(d. 1995).

1931 ~ Malcolm Morley the English painter was born on the 7th day of June in 1931.

1940 ~ Tom Jones the Welsh singer was born on the 7th day of June in 1940.

1938 ~ The Douglas DC-4E made its first test flight on the 7th day of June in 1938.

1957Paddy McAloon the English singer and songwriter from Prefab Sprout was born on the 7th day of June in 1957.

1958 ~ Prince the American musician was born on the 7th day of June in 1958.

1965Damien Hirst the English artist was born on the 7th day of June in 1965.

1974Bear Grylls the British adventurer and former soldier, and now Chief Scout was born on the 7th day of June in 1974.

1977 ~ The Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II was watched by 500 million people on television on the 7th day of June in 1977.

1981 ~ Anna Kournikova the Russian tennis player was born on the 7th day of June in 1981.

1982 ~ Priscilla Presley opend Graceland to the public on the 7th day of June in 1982. The bathroom where Elvis Presley died five years earlier is kept off-limits.

1995 ~ The long-range Boeing 777 entered service with United Airlines on the 7th day of June in 1995.

Today in History for June 7th ~ video presented by the Associated Press… 

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