About June 7

June 7, 2021 is the 158th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 207 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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Gemini is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 239 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On June 7

  • 421
    Emperor Theodosius II marries Aelia Eudocia. The wedding is celebrated at Constantinople (Turkey).
  • 1420
    Troops of the Republic of Venice capture Udine, ending the independence of the Patriarchal State of Friuli.
  • 1628
    The Petition of Right, a major English constitutional document, is granted the Royal Assent by Charles I and becomes law.
  • 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.
  • 1810
    The newspaper Gazeta de Buenos Ayres is first published in Argentina.
  • 1832
    Asian cholera reaches Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.
  • 1880
    War of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, assault and capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape), that ended the Campaña del Desierto (Desert Campaign).
  • 1917
    World War I: Battle of Messines – Allied ammonal mines underneath German trenches at Messines Ridge are detonated, killing 10,000 German troops.
  • 1919
    Sette giugno: Riot in Malta; four are killed.
  • 1929
    The Lateran Treaty is ratified, bringing Vatican City into existence.
  • 1936
    The Steel Workers Organizing Committee, a trade union, is founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Philip Murray is elected its first president.
  • 1938
    The Douglas DC-4E makes its first test flight.
  • 1944
    World War II: Battle of Normandy – At Abbey Ardennes members of the SS Division Hitlerjugend massacre 23 Canadian prisoners of war.
  • 1945
    King Haakon VII of Norway returns with his family to Oslo after five years in exile.
  • 1948
    Edvard Beneš resigns as President of Czechoslovakia rather than signing a constitution making his nation a Communist state.
  • 1955
    Lux Radio Theater signs off the air permanently. The show launched in New York in 1934, and featured radio adaptations of Broadway shows and popular films.
  • 1975
    Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public.
  • 1981
    The Israeli Air Force destroys Iraq’s Osiraq nuclear reactor during Operation Opera. The facility could have been used to make nuclear weapons.
  • 1982
    Priscilla Presley opens Graceland to the public; the bathroom where Elvis Presley died five years earlier is kept off-limits.
  • 2000
    The United Nations defines the Blue Line as the border between Israel and Lebanon.

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