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Famous Events For June 7

Famous Events For June 7 – Today In History

June 7: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – June 7  Historic Events – Before the 1700s

1. 7th June 1420: The independence of the Patriarchate of Aquileia ended today as the troops of the Republic of Venice captured Udine.
2. 7th June 1494: Spain and Netherlands, by Treaty of Tordesillas, divide the new lands which they had discovered between themselves.
3. 7th June 1520: King Henry VIII of England and King Francis I of France began their “Field of the Cloth of Gold” meeting today.


4. 7th June 1527: Pope Clement VII surrendered today the armies of Emperor Charles V.
5. 7th June 1546: The war between France and England ended with “The Peace of Ardes” today.
6. 7th June 1557: England today declared war on France.
7. 7th June 1594: At Tyburn in England, Roderigo Lopez was executed for charges of spying for the King of Spain.
8. 7th June 1614: The second parliament of King James I of Great Britain dissolved without passing legislation.
9. 7th June 1628: Petition of Rights was today ratified by the King of England, Charles I.
10. 7th June 1654: In Rheims, Lewis XIV was today coroneted as king of France.
11. 7th June 1692: A massive earthquake struck Porte Royale, Jamaica, which split rocks, and turned mountains into lakes killing about five thousand people.


18th Century – What Happened on June 7 – The 1700s

12. 7th June 1775: The United Colonies, on this day, changed their name to the United States.
13. 7th June 1780: In London hundreds of people died in the anti-Catholic riots.
14. 7th June 1788: The army of Grenbole was stoned by French peasants, an event which came to be known as the Day of Tiles.
15. 7th June 1798: Jews of Pesaro Italy went on a fast today to commemorate the murder of Jews.

19th Century – June 7 This Day That Year – The 1800s

16. 7th June 1832: Irish immigrants to Canada, carried Asian cholera to Quebec. About 6000 people died of the disease in Lower Canada.
17. 7th June 1832: The British Reform Act, pressed by Prime Minister Earl Grey, which increased the number of people who were eligible for voting, and which forestalled a revolution, was accorded royal assent today.


18. 7th June 1839: The Hawaiian Declaration of Rights was signed today.
19. 7th June 1860: In San Francisco track laying work for Market Street Railroad began today.
20. 7th June 1862: Skirmishes took place in Union Church in Peninsular Virginia.
21. 7th June 1862: The United States and Great Britain today agreed to suppress the slave trade.
22. 7th June 1862: William Mumford was ordered to be hanged by General Butler after he removed and destroyed the US flag which was displayed on the New Orleans Mint.
23. 7th June 1863: French troops today captured Mexico City.
24. 7th June 1864: The Republican party renominates Abraham Lincoln for US President.
25. 7th June 1866: About 1,500 Irish Fenians who raided Pigeon Hill in Quebec were repelled back to the United States.
26. 7th June 1875: Today, the California Rifle and Pistol Association was founded.
27. 7th June 1887: Tolbert Lanston obtained a patent for the monotype type-casting machine in Washington DC.


28. 7th June 1892: Homer Plessy, an octoroon (7/8 white and 1/8 black), who had been selected to test the validity of the 1890 Louisiana law mandating separate railroad cars for white and black, was today arrested for buying a railroad ticket in New Orleans and seating himself in the white only section.
29. 7th June 1896: G. Harpo and F. Samuelson left New York today to row the Atlantic which they did in 54 days.
30. 7th June 1893: In India Pacifist and spiritual leader, Mahatma Gandhi started the civil disobedience movement.
31. 7th June 1898: The first national convention of the Social Democracy for America party was held in Chicago today.

20th Century – Important Events On This Day June 7th – The 1900s

32. 7th June 1900: Boxer rebels in China cut off the rail link between Peking and Tientsin.
33. 7th June 1901: Asteroid #471 was today discovered by M. Wolf.
34. 7th June 1903: The discovery of Polonium was revealed by Professor Curie today.

35. 7th June 1905: Norway dissolved its union with Sweden and declared its independence from Sweden today.
36. 7th June 1909: Sixteen-year-old Mary Pickford made her screen debut today.
37. 7th June 1909: This day marks the opening of the Cleveland Industrial Exposition.
38. 7th June 1912: An encyclical on “The Indians of South America” was issued today by Pope Pious X.
39. 7th June 1912: The first machine gun mounted on a plane was tested by the US Army today.
40. 7th June 1913: Hudson Stuck and Harry Karstens led the first verifiable ascent of North America’s highest mountain peak Summit of Denali (Mt. McKinley) today.
41. 7th June 1914: The first vessel passes through the Panama Canal.
42. 7th June 1916: During the First World War, German forces attacking French positions today marched into Fort Faux in Verdun.

43. 7th June 1916: Theodore Roosevelt declined the nomination of the Progressive Party and extended his support to Charles Evans Hughes of the Republican Party.
44. 7th June 1917: The Lions Club International was founded today by Melvin Jones and several other Chicago businessmen. It is now the largest service organization in the world.
45. 7th June 1917: The British today detonated mines under the German-held Messines Ridge in the Ypres area.
46. 7th June 1921: James Craig became the first Prime Minister of Northern Ireland. He served till his death in 1940.
47. 7th June 1924: Mount climber Gregory Leigh-Mallory disappeared today 775 feet from Everest Summit.
48. 7th June 1929: Margret Bondfield of the Labor Party became the first female minister in the British Cabinet.

49. 7th June 1929: Vatican City became a Sovereign State today.
50. 7th June 1930: Today New York Times agreed to capitalize ‘n’ in “Negro”.
51. 7th June 1936: New York City gangster Charles “Lucky” Luciano was today convicted on 62 counts of compulsory prostitution.
52. 7th June 1937: One of the only two photos taken of the United States Supreme Court in session was published by Time Magazine today.
53. 7th June 1938: The play “Susan & God” was the first play to be telecast with an original Broadway cast.
54. 7th June 1938: The Douglas DC-46 made its first flight today.
55. 7th June 1948: With the resignation of President Eduard Benes, the communist takeover of Czechoslovakia was complete.
56. 7th June 1953: President Eisenhower of the US today announced that the North Korean proposal of truce was acceptable to the US and appealed to South Korea to accept peace and stop war.

57. 7th June 1953: In Boston USA, the first color network with compatible color was telecast today.
58. 7th June 1953: Mary Terrell won the struggle to end segregation in restaurants in Washington D.C.
59. 7th June 1954: In New Brunswick, New Jersey, the first microbiology laboratory was dedicated today.
60. 7th June 1956: In Singapore, the government headed by Marshall resigned today.
61. 7th June 1962: Joseph Walker, a civilian test pilot of NASA today took X-15 to 31,580 m.
62. 7th June 1965: Gemini 4 completed 62 orbits in space.
63. 7th June 1965: King Hassan suspended the constitution and grabbed power in Morocco.
64. 7th June 1965: The use of contraception by married couples was legalized by the US Supreme Court.
65. 7th June 1971: The first transfer to orbiting the Salyut space station was completed by the crew of Soviet Soyuz 11.
66. 7th June 1979: The Indian Earth resources/meteorology satellite “Bhaskara I” was launched today.

67. 7th June 1989: The time just for a second this morning is 1:23:45 6-7-89.
68. 7th June 1990: In South Africa, the 4-year-long state of emergency was today lifted by South African President F.W. de Klerk.
69. 7th June 1991: In the Philippines, Mount Pinatubo erupted for the first time today.
70. 7th June 1992: The Extreme Ultra Violet Explorer (EUVE) of NASA was launched today.
71. 7th June 1994: South Africa was formally admitted to The Organization of African Unity as its fifty-third member today.
72. 7th June 1995: United Airlines commissioned the long-range Boeing 777 into service today and the maiden flight was made from London to Washington.
73. 7th June 1997: During a religious festival at Tanjavur in Tamil Nadu in South India a fire broke out killing dozens of people and about 90 people were injured.
74. 7th June 1998: In a racially motivated hate crime, James Byrd Jr. was dragged to death by Shawn Allan Berry, Lawrence Russel Brewer, and John William King in Jaspar, Texas.

21st Century – June 7 This Day In History – The 2000s

75. 7th June 2001: British Prime Minister Tony Blair registered another landslide victory in the General Elections.
76. 7th June 2001: British Petroleum announced that it will build a new platform offshore Trinidad at an estimated cost of $ 600 million, which is expected to double its natural gas production by 2004.

77. 7th June 2001: The United States and China finally agreed upon the plan for removing the US spy plane from Hainan.
78. 7th June 2006: The British Houses of Parliament remained shut temporarily due to an Anthrax alert.
79. 7th June 2012: In the wake of international bailout speculation, Spain’s credit rating was downgraded to BBB by the credit rating agency Fitch today.
80. 7th June 2013: In Himachal Pradesh in India a bus plunged off mountain road killing at least 14 people.
81. 7th June 2015: Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka, won his 2nd major title today when he beat Novak Djokovic, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 in the French Open tennis championship today.
82. 7th June 2016: In Central Istanbul, a car bomb attack on a police bus killed 11 people today.
83. 7th June 2017: In the first Islamic State attack in Iran, suicide bombers attacked the Iranian parliament and the mausoleum of their supreme leader Ayatollah Khomeini. 12 people were killed in the attack.
84. 7th June 2017: Police today warned bald men in Mozambique after 5 men were murdered believing that there was gold in their heads.
85. 7th June 2018: Wayne Earl Jenkins, an ex-police sergeant of Baltimore, head of rogue police unit was today sentenced to 25 years for robbery and racketeering.

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