On This Day: June 07th
This is 159th day of the year and 207 days remain in the year.
Homer Plessy was arrested for his refusal to move from a whites-only seat on a train. This led to the Plessy v. Ferguson Supreme Court decision.
Vatican City became a sovereign state.
Dorothy Parker, American short story writer, poet, and critic, died.
June 07 BirthdaysGwendolyn Brooks1917–2000, American poet, b. Topeka, Kans.
Virginia Apgarphysician and anesthesiologist
Knud Rasmussenarctic explorer