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June 7th, 2006 (June 07 2006)EventBritish Houses of Parliament temporarily shut down due to anthrax alert.
June 7th, 2001 (June 07 2001)EventTony Blair s Labour Party wins another landslide victory in the General Election.Tony Blair Quotes
June 7th, 1998 (June 07 1998)EventJames Byrd, Jr. is dragged to death by Shawn Allen Berry, Lawrence Russel Brewer, and John William King in Jasper, Texas in a racially-motivated hate crime.William King Quotes
June 7th, 1995 (June 07 1995)EventThe long range Boeing 777 enters service with United Airlines.
June 7th, 1991 (June 07 1991)EventMount Pinatubo explodes generating an ash column 7 km (4.5 miles) high.
June 7th, 1989 (June 07 1989)EventA Surinam Airways DC-8 Super 62 crashes near Paramaribo Airport, Suriname, killing 168.
June 7th, 1987 (June 07 1987)EventWashington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport are transferred to The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.Ronald Reagan Quotes
June 7th, 1982 (June 07 1982)EventPriscilla Presley opens Graceland to the public; the bathroom where Elvis Presley died five years earlier is kept off-limits.Elvis Presley Quotes
June 7th, 1981 (June 07 1981)EventThe Israeli Air Force destroys Iraq s Osiraq nuclear reactor during Operation Opera. The facility could have been used to make nuclear weapons.
June 7th, 1977 (June 07 1977)Event500 million people watch on television as the high day of Jubilee gets underway for Queen Elizabeth II.
June 7th, 1975 (June 07 1975)EventSony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public.
June 7th, 1971 (June 07 1971)EventThe United States Supreme Court overturns the conviction of Paul Cohen for disturbing the peace, setting the precedent that vulgar writing is protected under the First Amendment.
June 7th, 1968 (June 07 1968)EventThe body of assassinated U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy lies in state at St. Patrick s Cathedral, New York.Robert F. Kennedy Quotes
June 7th, 1967 (June 07 1967)EventThe Israeli forces enter Jerusalem during the Six-Day War.
June 7th, 1965 (June 07 1965)EventThe Supreme Court of the United States decides on Griswold v. Connecticut, effectively legalizing the use of contraception by married couples.
June 7th, 1955 (June 07 1955)EventLux Radio Theater signs off the air permanently. The show launched in New York in 1934, and featured radio adaptations of Broadway shows and popular films.
June 7th, 1948 (June 07 1948)EventEdvard Benes resigns as President of Czechoslovakia rather than signing a Constitution making his nation a Communist state.
June 7th, 1945 (June 07 1945)EventKing Haakon VII of Norway returns with his family to Oslo after five years in exile.
June 7th, 1945 (June 07 1945)EventBenjamin Britten s opera Peter Grimes was premiered in London
June 7th, 1944 (June 07 1944)EventWorld War II: Battle of NormandyAt Abbey Ardennes members of the SS Division Hitlerjugend massacre 23 Canadian prisoners of war.
June 7th, 1942 (June 07 1942)EventWorld War II: The Battle of Midway ends.
June 7th, 1942 (June 07 1942)EventWorld War II: Japanese soldiers occupy the American islands of Attu and Kiska, in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska.
June 7th, 1940 (June 07 1940)EventKing Haakon VII of Norway, Crown Prince Olav and the Norwegian government leave Tromso and go into exile in London.
June 7th, 1938 (June 07 1938)EventThe Douglas DC-4E makes its first test flight.
June 7th, 1936 (June 07 1936)EventThe Steel Workers Organizing Committee, a trade union, is founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Philip Murray is elected its first president.
June 7th, 1919 (June 07 1919)EventSette giugno: Riot in Malta; four are killed.
June 7th, 1917 (June 07 1917)EventWorld War I: Battle of MessinesAllied ammonal mines underneath German trenches in Mesen Ridge are detonated, killing 10,000 German troops.
June 7th, 1909 (June 07 1909)EventMary Pickford made her screen debut at the age of 16.
June 7th, 1906 (June 07 1906)EventCunard Line s RMS Lusitania is launched at the John Brown Shipyard, Glasgow (Clydebank), Scotland.
June 7th, 1905 (June 07 1905)EventNorway s parliament dissolves its union with Sweden, a vote that was confirmed by a national plebiscite on August 13 of that year.
June 7th, 1893 (June 07 1893)EventGandhi s first act of civil disobedience.
June 7th, 1892 (June 07 1892)EventBenjamin Harrison becomes the first President of the United States to attend a baseball game.
June 7th, 1880 (June 07 1880)EventWar of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, assault and capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape), that ended the Campana del Desierto (Desert Campaign).
June 7th, 1866 (June 07 1866)Event1,800 Fenian raiders are repelled back to the United States after they loot and plunder around Saint-Armand and Frelighsburg, Quebec.
June 7th, 1863 (June 07 1863)EventDuring the French intervention in Mexico, Mexico City is captured by French troops.
June 7th, 1862 (June 07 1862)EventThe United States and Britain agree to suppress the slave trade.
June 7th, 1832 (June 07 1832)EventAsian cholera reaches Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.
June 7th, 1800 (June 07 1800)EventDavid Thompson reaches the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba.
June 7th, 1776 (June 07 1776)EventRichard 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.John Adams Quotes
June 7th, 1692 (June 07 1692)EventPort Royal, Jamaica, is hit by a catastrophic earthquake; in just three minutes, 1,600 people are killed and 3,000 are seriously injured.
June 7th, 1654 (June 07 1654)EventLouis XIV is crowned King of France.
June 7th, 1494 (June 07 1494)EventSpain and Portugal sign the Treaty of Tordesillas which divides the New World between the two countries.
June 7th, 1420 (June 07 1420)EventTroops of the Republic of Venice capture Udine, ending the independenceo f the Patriarchate of Aquileia.
June 7th, 1099 (June 07 1099)EventThe First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem begins.

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