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 This day in History - June 7
389 Historic Events for June 7
1654

Louis XIV crowned King of France

Event
1667

Thomas de Keyser, Amsterdam master builder/painter, buried

Death
1672

Willem J van Gendt, admiral/governor of Breda, dies at about 37

Death
1672

Battle by Solebay: Dutch adm M de Ruyter beats French/English fleet

Event
1692

Earthquake in Porte Royale, Jamaica, kills 3,000

Event
1694

English invasion army under Thomas Talmash reaches Brest

Event
1701

Ferdinand W, Prince of W¬Ārttemberg-Neustadt, dies at 41

Death
1730

Georg von Pasterwiz, composer

Birth
1736

Karl Frieberth, composer

Birth
1754

Nikolaj Eigtved, Danish, architect (Amalienborg Square), dies at 52

Death
1769

Daniel Boone begins exploring Bluegrass State of Kentucky

Event
1770

Earl of Liverpool, (C) British PM (1812-27)

Birth
1775

United Colonies change name to United States

Event
1776

Richard Lee (VA) moves Decl of Independence in Continental Congress

Event
1778

George Bryan "Beau" Brummel, London England, English dandy

Birth
1778

Johann Georg Zechner, composer, dies at 62

Death
1780

Anti-Catholic riot in London, 100s die

Event
1784

Jean-Baptiste Canavas, composer, dies at 71

Death
1788

Masses stone French govt army at Grenoble

Event
1789

Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer, dies at 81

Death
1798

Jews of Pesaro Italy fast commemorating murder of Jews

Event
1800

Willem A Alting, governor-genl of Neth-Indies (1780-97), dies at 75

Death
1811

James Young Simpson, Scotland, obsterician (used chloroform)

Birth
1812

Theophilus Toulmin Garrard, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1902

Birth
1814

Robert Jasper van der de Capellen, mister of Marsch, dies at 71

Death