June 7: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

Did you know that on this day, June 7, 1929, the Vatican City signed the Lateran Treaty making it an independent state?

June 7th celebrates VCR Day as well as Chocolate Ice Cream Day.

We’ve made it to the 158th day of the year! There are 207 days left until we reach the new year.

If you’re thirsty for knowledge about June 7, then you’re in the right place. Here we are going to look at events that happened on this day.

Did you know that on this day in 1929, the Vatican City signed the Lateran Treaty making it an independent state? At only 0.17 square miles, it is the smallest country in the world.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 7th in history!

What Events Happened On June 7 In History?

2016 The preview of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was shown at the Palace Theater in London.

OTD in 2016: The preview of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was shown at the Palace Theater in London.

2000 Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ordered the breakup of Microsoft Corporation.

The breakup occurred due to the fact that Microsoft continued to break antitrust laws with browser markets and the PC Operating system.


1983 The USSR’s Venera 16 probe was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on a trip to Venus.

The uncrewed spacecraft was the twin of the Venera 15, which left shortly before the Venera 16. It reached Venus' orbit by October 11 that year, and together with the Venera 15, it photographed the upper half of Venus' northern hemisphere. The final response from Venera 16 was on June 13, 1985.

1939 Queen Elizabeth I and George VI became the first king and queen of Great Britain to travel to the US.

On this day, their Royal tour continued from Quebec, Canada, into the US.

1929 Vatican City signed the Lateran Treaty making it an independent state.

OTD in 1929: Vatican City signed the Lateran Treaty making it an independent state.

1912 Machine guns were fired from a US airplane for the first time.

OTD in 1912: Machine guns were fired from a US airplane for the first time.

On this day, Captain Charles Chandler flew at an altitude of 250 feet while successfully shooting a cheesecloth target.

1862 The US and Britain signed the Lyons-Seward Treaty.

The Treaty was an agreement to suppress the trading of slaves.

1839 King Kamehameha III of Hawaii signed the Declaration of Rights, which was a significant movement away from the country’s “ancient ways.”

1788 The Day of the Tiles took place.

Civilians in Grenoble tossed roof tiles and other objects onto royal troops. Historians credit this event as the beginning of the French Revolution.

1753 The British Museum in London was established after King George II gave his Royal assent to parliament.

1665 During the Great Plague of London, infected persons’ homes were marked with crosses.

Those who had the virus had to isolate their homes for 40 days.

1654 King Louis XIV of France was coronated.

1099 The First Crusaders successfully sieged Jerusalem and took it from the Fatimid Caliphate.

Famous Quotes Said On June 7

Memorable quotes are being said or written every day. Here we have the most notable quote ever said on June 7.


“Never let them see you sweat.”

– Phil Slott (Gillette Company)


“I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success… such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.”

– Nikola Tesla

Famous People Born On June 7

Is today your birthday? If so, you share this special day with Liam Neeson! Check out more famous people born on this day below.

1990 Iggy Azalea

Australian Rapper

Iggy Azalea
32 years old
Born In:
New South Wales, Australia

1993 George Ezra

English Singer

George Ezra
29 years old
Born In:
England, UK

1952 Liam Neeson

Northern Irish Actor

Liam Neeson
70 years old
Born In:
Northern Ireland, UK

1988 Michael Cera

Canadian Actor

Michael Cera
34 years old
Born In:
Ontario, Canada

Famous People Who Died On This Day

1922 - 2015 Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee was an English actor born on May 27, 1922. He died on this day in 2015, at age 93 in Chelsea, London, England, UK.

Special Holidays On June 7

If you can spare some time today, here are some unique holidays you could get involved with.

June 7: National VCR Day

National VCR Day

It’s time to search through your storage and dust off your old VCRs, as today is all about being nostalgic! You could watch some old home videos of your childhood, a recording of a momentous sporting occasion, or even an old Disney film, we don’t mind!

June 7: National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

Vanilla ice cream is alright, we guess, but it’s nowhere near as luxurious as chocolate ice cream! Take a walk on the darker side of life and indulge yourself with some rich chocolate ice cream. We don’t just mean one or two scoops either, go all out - this day is only once a year!

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Fun Fact Of The Day

Rednex, the band who remixed and popularized Cotton Eye Joe, is not Southern but Swedish. They all have Southern-sounding stage names.

June 7 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone

People who were born on June 7th all share the Gemini star sign.

Geminis, being represented by the twins, are very social and like to form connections through communication, debate, and questions. They often have different friend groups and enjoy bringing people together.

Anyone born in June has the Alexandrite birthstone. This exquisite gem is made up of both colors, red and green. The red symbolizes energy, power, passion, and fire for the wearer, while green is about growth and living a peaceful, tranquil life.

If you were born on June 7, it’s likely that you were conceived on September 14 in the previous year.

Babies conceived on June 7, 2023, will be due next year around February 28.

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