BONSERNEWS.com – What happened on July 6, a lot happened on this date, some were recorded, some not. Some that are recorded later become part of world history to be remembered and used as lessons.
Here are seven important events that occurred on July 6:
1. July 6, 1189
Richard I becomes King of England – On July 6, 1189, Richard I (also known as Richard the Lionheart) became King of England upon the death of his father, Henry II. Richard I is best known for his leadership in the Crusades.
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2. July 6, 1535
Sir Thomas More executed – On 6 July 1535, Sir Thomas More, an English statesman, lawyer, and philosopher, was executed in the Tower of London for refusing to recognize the king’s supremacy as head of the Church of England.
3. July 6, 1885
Louis Pasteur makes the first human vaccination – On July 6, 1885, Louis Pasteur, a French microbiologist and chemist, made the first vaccination of a boy named Joseph Meister who was infected with rabies. This is an important step in the development of vaccinations and disease prevention.
4. July 6, 1917
World War I: The Battle of Arras ends – On July 6, 1917, the Battle of Arras in World War I ended in Allied victory. This battle saw British and Canadian forces fight the Germans on the Western Front.
5. July 6, 1933
Founding of the Nazi Party in Germany – On July 6, 1933, the Nazi Party in Germany was declared the only legitimate political party by the Act on the Granting of Authority passed by Adolf Hitler. This gave the Nazi Party extensive powers in the German government.
6. July 6, 1957