June 7th | What Happened Today in History | Historical Events on This Day

In this article, we are providing Worldwide June 7th Events and June 7th Famous Birthdays of Important Personalities. You can also get information about Historical facts of the day June 7th  in the areas like military, Politics, Science, Music, Sports, Arts, Entertainment, Births and Deaths and more information in this article. Many people want to know What is special about today. The Interesting Historical Facts that occurred around the world are mentioned. You can also find What happened in Today in History on June 7 in this article. This day in History important events are mentioned in below table.

Also see – June 6th in History & June 8th in History

June 7th in History
June 7th in History

 What Happened Today in History on June 7?

This Day In History

1494Spain and Portugal discovered new lands and they divided the new lands between themselves.
1498Christopher Columbus left on his third voyage of exploration.
1546Peace of Ardes ended the war between France and England.
1654Louis XIV was crowned king of France.
1712The Pennsylvania Assembly banned the importation of slaves.
1775The United Colonies name is changed to, The United States
1776To the Continental Congress a resolution calling for a Declaration of Independence is proposed by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia.
1863Mexico City was captured by French troops
18921892 – J.F. Palmer patented the cord bicycle tire.
1892 – John Joseph Doyle became the first pinch-hitter in baseball when he was used in a game.
1900Boxer rebels cut the rail links between Peking and Tientsin in China.
1903Professor Pierre Curie revealed the discovery of Polonium.
1909Mary Pickford made her motion picture debut in “The Violin Maker of Cremona.”
1929The sovereign state of Vatican City came into existence as copies of the Lateran Treaty were exchanged in Rome.
1932Over 7,000 war veterans marched on Washington, DC, demanding their bonuses.
1937The latest in campus fashions of the times, which included saddle shoes is shown in The cover of “LIFE” magazine.
1939King George VI and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, arrived in the U.S. It was the first visit to the U.S. by a reigning British monarch.
19421942 – The Battle of Midway ended.
1944Off of the coast of Normandy, France, the Susan B. Anthony sank. All 2,689 people aboard survived.
1948The Communists completed their takeover of Czechoslovakia.
1955“The $64,000 Question” premiered.
1965In the U.S., the first spacewalk by an American, the Gemini 4 mission was completed.
19681968 – Legoland Billund opened in Billund, Denmark. It was the original Legoland park.
1976For the first time “The NBC Nightly News”, with John Chancellor and David Brinkley, aired.
1981 Israeli F-16 fighter-bombers destroyed Iraq’s only nuclear reactor.
1983Nicaragua to close all six of its consulates is ordered by The U.S. and informed 21 Nicaraguan consular officials that they could not longer remain in the U.S.
1994The RMS Titanic, Inc. (RMST) salvor-in-possession of the wreck and the wreck site of the RMS Titanic is declared by The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia…
2000U.S. Federal Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ordered the breakup of Microsoft Corporation.

Famous Birthdays on June 7th

Now Let us move on to another Important topic, Today Famous Birthdays. The famous people who celebrate their Birthday on 7th June are listed in below table. The following table includes the celebrities like Actors, Actresses, Models, Authors, Singers, Athletes, Musicians, Rappers and Producers who born on June 7th in Chronological order. Read our article to know about Today Birthday celebrities in the World. Learn about famous people/celebrity birthdays today in our Article 7th June Famous Birthdays which are listed in below table. Find out which celebrity is blowing the birthday candles along with you on June 7.

Today Famous Birthdays

1848Paul Gauguin (Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin) – Post-Impressionist artist, painter, sculptor
1909Jessica Tandy – Actress
1909Virginia Apgar – Physician that specializes in anesthesia.
1917Dean Martin – Singer, actor

Gwendolyn Brooks – Writer

1919Ray Scherer – Newsman, White House correspondent
1928Charles Strouse – Composer, lyricist

James Ivory – Director

Randolph Turpin (Randolph Adolphus “Randy” Turpin) – Boxer known as the Leamington Larruper,

1930Dolores Gray – Actress
1931Virginia McKenna – Actress
1934Wynn Stewart – Country musician
1937Bert Sugar – Boxing journalist
1940Tom Jones – Singer
1943Nikki Giovanni – Poet, activist, author
1946Jenny Jones TV talk show host
1951Anne Twomey – Actress
1952Liam Neeson – Actor (“Taken” movie series, “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace”)
1953Colleen Camp – Actress
Johnny Clegg – Singer, songwriter
1954Louise Erdrich – Author
1955William Forsythe – Actor
1956L.A. Reid – Record producer
1958Prince Rogers Nelson- Musician, actor
1963Gordon Gano – Musician (The Violent Femmes)
1964Ecstasy – Musician (Whodini)
1966Eric Kretz – Musician (Stone Temple Pilots)
1967David Navarro – Guitarist (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Jane’s Addiction)
1970Helen Baxendale – Actress (“Cold Feet”)
1970Mike Modano – Hockey player (Dallas Stars, Minnesota North Stars)
1975Allen Iverson – Basketball player
1978Bill Hader – Actor, comedian (“Saturday Night Live”)
1979Anna Torv – Actress (“Fringe”)
1981Larisa Oleynik (Larisa Romanovna Oleynik) – Actress
1981Anna Kournikova – Tennis player
1988Michael Cera – Actor (“Juno,” “Superbad”)
1990Iggy Azalea (Amethyst Amelia Kelly) – Rapper, model

 What happened  in India Today in History on June 7

After listing out the Today Famous Birthdays, now we are providing the information of What happened Today in History on June 7. Many events are occurred on this day in History. The Historical facts that are important and occurred in India on June 7th are listed below. The famous Historic events, famous peoples births, and deaths that are occurred in India on June 7th are listed in below table. The list of Today in History on June 7 in the below table are listed in Chronological Order.

Today In History on June 7

1539Sher Shah defeated Humayun near Buxar at Chausa and becomes emperor of Delhi.
1606Guru Arjan Dev, fifth Guru of Sikhs, passed away.
1631The wife of Shah Jahan, Emperor of India, Begum Mumtaz Mahal, passed away at Burhanpur a few hours after the birth of a daughter. She was married in 1612 and the Taj Mahal was built for her.
1955Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian Prime Minister, visited U.S.S.R.
1965Ashutosh Kali, great revolutionary, passed away.
1974Mahesh Bhupathi, Tennis star, was born. He is the winner of French Open 1997 (mixed doubles) and 1999 (doubles) and Wimbledon 1999.
1979First experimental satellite, Bhaskara-I for Earth resources/meteorology remote sensing and the Second Satellite of India, launched. This satellite carried TV and microwave cameras. Russian launch vehicle ‘Intercosmos’ launched it.
1984o quell Sikh violence Indian Army troops, sent to Punjab, stormed the Golden Temple in Amritsar, the holiest of Sikh shrines. In the assault at the shrine, more than 400 persons were reported killed, including Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale.
1989Sheetal Pandya set up a world record at the age of 5 years.
1993Sai Baba escapes attempt on life. Four assailants and two bodyguards were killed.
1996The first Indian who jumped from a parachute and hoist the national flag at the North Pole was Sq. Ldr. Sanjay Thapar of IAF.
1997At least 37 persons were feared killed in a fire in ”yagya shala” at Thanjavur Big Temple.
1997 Mahesh Bhupathi becomes the first Indian to win a Grand Slam title when he and Japan’s Rika Hiraki claim the mixed doubles.
1998World Bank’s single largest borrower with cumulative loans of 44 billion dollars emerges by India.



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