2021 June

June 7: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

Facts & Historic Events That Happened on June 7

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.

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

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 facts about June 7th in history!

What Happened On June 7 In History?

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.
Source CNN
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 major 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. This event is credited by historians as the beginning of the French Revolution.
1665

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

Those who had the virus has to isolate their homes for 40 whole days.
1654

King Louis XIV of France was coronated.

1099

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

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