About June 7

June 7, 2022 is the 158th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 207 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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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 229 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On June 7

  • 1628
    The Petition of Right, a major English constitutional document, is granted the Royal Assent by Charles I and becomes law.
  • 1654
    Louis XIV is crowned King of France.
  • 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.
  • 1862
    The United States and the United Kingdom agree to suppress the slave trade.
  • 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).
  • 1892
    Homer Plessy is arrested for refusing to leave his seat in the “whites-only” car of a train; he would lose the resulting court case, Plessy v. Ferguson.
  • 1899
    American Temperance crusader Carrie Nation begins her campaign of vandalizing alcohol-serving establishments by destroying the inventory in a saloon in Kiowa, Kansas.
  • 1905
    Norway’s parliament dissolves its union with Sweden, a vote that is confirmed by a national plebiscite on August 13 of that year.
  • 1909
    Mary Pickford makes her screen debut at the age of 16.
  • 1942
    World War II: Japanese soldiers occupy the American islands of Attu and Kiska, in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska.
  • 1942
    World War II: The Battle of Midway ends.
  • 1965
    The Supreme Court of the United States hands down its decision in Griswold v. Connecticut, effectively legalizing the use of contraception by married couples.
  • 1975
    Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public.
  • 1975
    The inaugural Cricket World Cup begins in England.
  • 1977
    500 million people watch on television as the high day of Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II begins.
  • 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.
  • 1995
    The long range Boeing 777 enters service with United Airlines.
  • 2000
    The United Nations defines the Blue Line as the border between Israel and Lebanon.

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