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What Happened on June 7th This Day in History

Year Name
2014 At least 37 people are killed in an attack in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's South Kivu province.
2013 A bus catches fire in the Chinese city of Xiamen, killing at least 47 people and injuring more than 34 others.
2013 A gunman opens fire at Santa Monica College in Santa Monica, California, after setting a house on fire nearby, killing six people, including the suspect.
2000 The United Nations defines the Blue Line as the border between Israel and Lebanon.
1991 Mount Pinatubo erupts, generating an ash column 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) high.
1989 Surinam Airways Flight 764 crashes on approach to Paramaribo-Zanderij International Airport in Suriname because of pilot error, killing 176 of 187 aboard.
1982 Priscilla Presley opens Graceland to the public; the bathroom where Elvis Presley died five years earlier is kept off-limits.
1981 The Israeli Air Force destroys Iraq's Osiraq nuclear reactor during Operation Opera.
1977 Five hundred million people watch the high day of the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II begin on television.
1971 The United States Supreme Court overturns the conviction of Paul Cohen for disturbing the peace, setting the precedent that vulgar writing is protected under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.
1971 The Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Division of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service raids the home of Ken Ballew for illegal possession of hand grenades.
1967 Six-Day War: Israeli soldiers enter Jerusalem.
1965 The Supreme Court of the United States hands down its decision in Griswold v. Connecticut, prohibiting the states from criminalizing the use of contraception by married couples.
1962 The Organisation Armée Secrète (OAS) sets fire to the University of Algiers library building, destroying about 500,000 books.
1955 Lux Radio Theatre signs off the air permanently. The show launched in New York in 1934, and featured radio adaptations of Broadway shows and popular films.
1948 1948 Anti-Jewish riots in Oujda and Jerada take place.
1948 Edvard Beneš resigns as President of Czechoslovakia rather than signing the Ninth-of-May Constitution, making his nation a Communist state.
1946 The United Kingdom's BBC returns to broadcasting its television service, which has been off air for seven years because of the Second World War.
1944 World War II: The steamer Danae, carrying 350 Cretan Jews and 250 Cretan partisans, is sunk without survivors off the shore of Santorini.
1944 World War II: Battle of Normandy: At Ardenne Abbey, members of the SS Division Hitlerjugend massacre 23 Canadian prisoners of war.
1942 World War II: The Battle of Midway ends in American victory.
1942 World War II: Aleutian Islands Campaign: Imperial Japanese soldiers begin occupying the American islands of Attu and Kiska, in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska.
1940 King Haakon VII, Crown Prince Olav and the Norwegian government leave Tromsø and go into exile in London. They return exactly five years later.
1938 The Douglas DC-4E makes its first test flight.
1938 Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chinese Nationalist government creates the 1938 Yellow River flood to halt Japanese forces. Five hundred to nine hundred thousand civilians are killed.
1929 The Lateran Treaty is ratified, bringing Vatican City into existence.
1919 Sette Giugno: Nationalist riots break out in Valletta, the capital of Malta. British soldiers fire into the crowd, killing four people.
1917 World War I: Battle of Messines: Allied soldiers detonate a series of mines underneath German trenches at Messines Ridge, killing 10,000 German troops.
1906 Cunard Line's RMS Lusitania is launched from the John Brown Shipyard, Glasgow (Clydebank), Scotland.
1905 Norway's parliament dissolves its union with Sweden. The vote was confirmed by a national plebiscite on August 13 of that year.
1899 American Temperance crusader Carrie Nation begins her campaign of vandalizing alcohol-serving establishments by destroying the inventory in a saloon in Kiowa, Kansas.
1892 Homer Plessy is arrested for refusing to leave his seat in the "whites-only" car of a train; he lost the resulting court case, Plessy v. Ferguson.
1880 War of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, the assault and capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape), ends the Campaña del Desierto (Desert Campaign).
1866 One thousand eight hundred Fenian raiders are repelled back to the United States after looting and plundering the Saint-Armand and Frelighsburg areas of Canada East.
1863 During the French intervention in Mexico, Mexico City is captured by French troops.
1862 The United States and the United Kingdom agree in the Lyons-Seward Treaty to suppress the African slave trade.
1832 The Great Reform Act of England and Wales receives royal assent.
1832 Asian cholera reaches Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.
1810 The newspaper Gazeta de Buenos Ayres is first published in Argentina.
1800 David Thompson reaches the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba.
1788 French Revolution: Day of the Tiles: Civilians in Grenoble toss roof tiles and various objects down upon royal troops.
1776 Richard Henry Lee presents the "Lee Resolution" to the Continental Congress. The motion is seconded by John Adams and will lead to the United States Declaration of Independence.
1692 Port Royal, Jamaica, is hit by a catastrophic earthquake; in just three minutes, 1,600 people are killed and 3,000 are seriously injured.
1654 Louis XIV is crowned King of France.
1628 The Petition of Right, a major English constitutional document, is granted the Royal Assent by Charles I and becomes law.
1494 Spain and Portugal sign the Treaty of Tordesillas which divides the New World between the two countries.
1420 Troops of the Republic of Venice capture Udine, ending the independence of the Patria del Friuli.
1099 First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem begins.
1002 Henry II, a cousin of Emperor Otto III, is elected and crowned King of Germany.
879 Pope John VIII recognizes the Duchy of Croatia under Duke Branimir as an independent state.
421 Emperor Theodosius II marries Aelia Eudocia at Constantinople (Byzantine Empire).
Famous People Born on June 7

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Year Name
1847 George Washington Ball, American legislator from Iowa (d. 1915)
1970 Andrei Kovalenko, Russian ice hockey player
1897 George Szell, Hungarian-American conductor and composer (d. 1970)
1811 James Young Simpson, Scottish obstetrician (d. 1870)
1909 Jessica Tandy, English-American actress (d. 1994)
1909 Virginia Apgar, American anesthesiologist and pediatrician, developed the Apgar test (d. 1974)
1893 Gillis Grafström, Swedish figure skater and architect (d. 1938)
1965 Jean-Pierre François, French footballer and singer
1957 Paddy McAloon, English singer-songwriter (Prefab Sprout)
1983 Piotr Maſachowski, Polish discus thrower
Famous People Deaths On June 7

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Date Name
2002 Signe Hasso, Swedish-American actress (b. 1915)
1936 Stjepan Seljan, Croatian explorer (b. 1875)
1859 David Cox, English painter (b. 1783)
1989 William McLean Hamilton, Canadian politician, Postmaster General of Canada (b. 1919)
2001 Betty Neels, English nurse and author (b. 1910)
1927 Edmund James Flynn, Canadian lawyer and politician, 10th Premier of Quebec (b. 1847)
1879 William Tilbury Fox, English dermatologist and academic (b. 1836)
2012 Phillip V. Tobias, South African paleontologist and academic (b. 1925)
1810 Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian engraver and etcher (b. 1765)
1985 Klaudia Taev, Estonian opera singer and educator (b. 1906)