What happened this day in history June 7

What are the important events that happened on June 7? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

June 7: Facts & Myths About This Day

June 7 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.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 25, 2021 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 450,840 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectapentacontaoctagon’ day.

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Gemini is the zodiac 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.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 3,090 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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June 7 Historical Events

  • 1628
    The Petition of Right, a major English constitutional document, is granted the Royal Assent by Charles I and becomes law.
  • 1776
    Richard Henry Lee presents the “Lee Resolution” to the Continental Congress. The motion is seconded by John Adams and leads to the United States Declaration of Independence.
  • 1832
    Asian cholera reaches Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.
  • 1863
    During the French intervention in Mexico, Mexico City is captured by French troops.
  • 1866
    1,800 Fenian raiders are repelled back to the United States after they loot and plunder around Saint-Armand and Frelighsburg, Quebec.
  • 1892
    Benjamin Harrison becomes the first President of the United States to attend a baseball game.
  • 1919
    Sette giugno: Riot in Malta; four are killed.
  • 1948
    Edvard Beneš resigns as President of Czechoslovakia rather than signing a constitution making his nation a Communist state.
  • 1967
    Israeli forces enter Jerusalem during the Six-Day War.
  • 2000
    The United Nations defines the Blue Line as the border between Israel and Lebanon.

Who were born on June 7?

  • 1883
    Sylvanus Morley, American archaeologist and spy (d. 1948)
  • 1909
    Jessica Tandy, English-born American actress (d. 1994)
  • 1925
    John Biddle, American yachting cinematographer and lecturer (d. 2008)
  • 1950
    Gary Graham American actor
  • 1955
    Tim Richmond, American race car driver (d. 1989)
  • 1955
    William Forsythe, American actor
  • 1957
    Juan Luis Guerra, Dominican musician
  • 1969
    Prince Joachim of Denmark
  • 1976
    Cassidy Rae, American actress
  • 1979
    Evelina Papantoniou, Greek fashion model and actress

Who died on June 7?

  • 1358
    Ashikaga Takauji, Japanese shogun (b. 1305)
  • 1394
    Anne of Bohemia, wife of Richard II of England (b. 1367)
  • 1676
    Paul Gerhardt, German hymnist (b. 1606)
  • 1978
    Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, British chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1897)
  • 1979
    Forrest Carter, American author (b. 1925)
  • 2001
    Betty Neels, English novelist (b. 1910)
  • 2001
    Carole Fredericks, American singer (b. 1952)
  • 2009
    Kenny Rankin, American singer (b. 1940)
  • 2010
    Adriana Xenides, Australian TV personality (b. 1956)
  • 2011
    Nataraja Ramakrishna, Indian classical dancer and composer. (b. 1923)

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