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This Day in History: June 7

June 7: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. In 1769 , Daniel Boone begins exploring the State of Kentucky.
  2. In 1775, the United Colonies changes name to United States.
  3. In 1939, King George VI and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, arrived in the U.S, being the first visit to the U.S. by a reigning British monarch.
  4. In 1953, the first color network telecast in compatible color aired the Kukla, Fran (Allison) and Ollie show.
  5. In 1955 D.Eisenhower was the first President to appear on color television.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Virginia Apgar physician; Nikki Giovanni, poet; Gwendolyn Brooks,poet; Prince, musician, Anna Kournikova, tennis.

For famous birthdays and other daily events in history, visit our Daily Dose Activities.

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