The following events took place on June 7. The list is arranged in chronological order.
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- 421Emperor Theodosius II marries Aelia Eudocia. The wedding was celebrated at Constantinople (Byzantine Empire).
- 1099First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem begins.
- 1420Troops of the Republic of Venice capture Udine, ending the independence of the Patria del Friuli.
- 1494Spain and Portugal sign the Treaty of Tordesillas which divides the New World between the two countries.
- 1628The Petition of Right, a major English constitutional document, is granted the Royal Assent by Charles I and becomes law.
- 1654Louis XIV is crowned King of France.
- 1692Port Royal, Jamaica, is hit by a catastrophic earthquake; in just three minutes, 1,600 people are killed and 3,000 are seriously injured.
- 1776Richard 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.
- 1788French Revolution: Day of the Tiles — civilians in Grenoble toss roof tiles and various objects down upon royal troops.
- 1800David Thompson reaches the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba.
- 1810The newspaper Gazeta de Buenos Ayres is first published in Argentina.
- 1832Asian cholera reaches Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.
- 1862The United States and the United Kingdom agree to suppress the slave trade.
- 1863During the French intervention in Mexico, Mexico City is captured by French troops.
- 18661,800 Fenian raiders are repelled back to the United States after they looted and plundered around Saint-Armand and Frelighsburg, Quebec.
- 1880War of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, the assault and capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape), ends the Campaña del Desierto (Desert Campaign).
- 1892Benjamin Harrison becomes the first President of the United States to attend a baseball game.
- 1892Homer 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.
- 1893Mohandas Gandhi commits his first act of civil disobedience.
- 1899American Temperance crusader Carrie Nation begins her campaign of vandalizing alcohol-serving establishments by destroying the inventory in a saloon in Kiowa, Kansas.
- 1905Norway’s parliament dissolves its union with Sweden. The vote was confirmed by a national plebiscite on August 13 of that year.
- 1906Cunard Line’s RMS Lusitania is launched from the John Brown Shipyard, Glasgow (Clydebank), Scotland.
- 1909Mary Pickford makes her screen debut at the age of 16.
- 1917World War I: Battle of Messines – Allied soldiers detonate ammonal mines underneath German trenches at Messines Ridge, killing 10,000 German troops.
- 1919Sette Giugno: Four people are killed in a riot in Malta.
- 1929The Lateran Treaty is ratified, bringing Vatican City into existence.
- 1936The Steel Workers Organizing Committee, a trade union, is founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Philip Murray was elected its first president.
- 1938The Douglas DC-4E makes its first test flight.
- 1938Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chinese Nationalist government creates the 1938 Yellow River flood to halt Japanese forces. 500,000 to 900,000 civilians are killed.
- 1940King Haakon VII, Crown Prince Olav and the Norwegian government leaves Tromsø and goes into exile in London. They return exactly five years later
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