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 This day in History - June 7
389 Historic Events for June 7
1873

7th Belmont: James Roe aboard Springbok wins in 3:01.75

Event
1873

Landon Ronald, composer

Birth
1874

Theodor Streicher, composer

Birth
1876

George Sand, writer, dies at 71

Death
1877

Winand C H Staring, geologist (Bottom of Netherlands), dies at 68

Death
1879

Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish pole explorer (Thule)

Birth
1881

15th Belmont: T Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:47

Event
1884

Julius P Hoste, Belgium minister/daily newspaper publisher (Last News)

Birth
1885

Percy Brier, composer

Birth
1887

Monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Wash DC

Event
1887

William Walraven, Dutch journalist/writer (Indian Daily)

Birth
1891

Athos Palma, composer

Birth
1891

Koos [Jacobus J] Vorrink, Dutch politician (SDAP/AJC/PvdA)

Birth
1892

Republican convention in Minneapolis begins

Event
1892

John J Doyle of Clev Spiders is 1st to pinch hit in a baseball game

Event
1893

Johann Schrammel, composer, dies at 43

Death
1896

Vivien Kellems, TV hostess (Power of Women)

Birth
1896

G Harpo and F Samuelson leave NY to row the Atlantic (takes 54 days)

Event
1896

Robert Mulliken, US, chemist/physicist (Nobel 1966)

Birth
1897

George Szell, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Metropolitan 1942-45)

Birth
1898

Social Democracy of America party holds 1st national convention, Chic

Event
1899

Elizabeth Bowen, Dublin, novelist (Death of the Heart, Encounters)

Birth
1900

Jan [Johannes A A] Engelman, poet/translator/critic (Garden of Eros)

Birth
1900

Boer general Christian de Law occupiers British train depot Roodewal

Event
1903

Marguerite Yourcenar, France/US writer (M‚moires d'Hadrien)

Birth