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
The Petition of Right, a major English constitutional document, is granted the Royal Assent by Charles I and becomes law.
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.
Asian cholera reaches Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.
During the French intervention in Mexico, Mexico City is captured by French troops.
1,800 Fenian raiders are repelled back to the United States after they loot and plunder around Saint-Armand and Frelighsburg, Quebec.
Benjamin Harrison becomes the first President of the United States to attend a baseball game.
Sette giugno: Riot in Malta; four are killed.
Edvard Beneš resigns as President of Czechoslovakia rather than signing a constitution making his nation a Communist state.
Israeli forces enter Jerusalem during the Six-Day War.
The United Nations defines the Blue Line as the border between Israel and Lebanon.
Who were born on June 7?
Sylvanus Morley, American archaeologist and spy (d. 1948)
Jessica Tandy, English-born American actress (d. 1994)
John Biddle, American yachting cinematographer and lecturer (d. 2008)
Gary Graham American actor
Tim Richmond, American race car driver (d. 1989)
William Forsythe, American actor
Juan Luis Guerra, Dominican musician
Prince Joachim of Denmark
Cassidy Rae, American actress
Evelina Papantoniou, Greek fashion model and actress
Who died on June 7?
Ashikaga Takauji, Japanese shogun (b. 1305)
Anne of Bohemia, wife of Richard II of England (b. 1367)
Paul Gerhardt, German hymnist (b. 1606)
Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, British chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1897)
Forrest Carter, American author (b. 1925)
Betty Neels, English novelist (b. 1910)
Carole Fredericks, American singer (b. 1952)
Kenny Rankin, American singer (b. 1940)
Adriana Xenides, Australian TV personality (b. 1956)
Nataraja Ramakrishna, Indian classical dancer and composer. (b. 1923)
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