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7 June

555 – Rome – Pope Vigilius died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Vigilius

1099 – Israel – Siege of Jerusalem began (First Crusade). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Jerusalem_(1099)

1494 – Spain/Portugal – Treaty of Tordesillas signed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Tordesillas

1628 – England – Petition of Rights granted Royal Assent by Charles I. http://www.luminarium.org/encyclopedia/petitionofright.htm

1654 – France – Coronation of Louis XIV. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_XIV_of_France

1692 – Jamaica – Earthquake measuring 7.0Mw, epicentre in Port Royal, 2000+ killed. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/world/events/1692_06_07.php

1755 – Persia – Earthquake measuring 5.9Mw, 40,000 killed.

1788 – France – Day of Tiles in Grenoble (French Revolution). http://bastille-day.com/history/Economic-Cause

1810 – Argentina – Gazeta de Buenoa Ayres first published. https://archive.org/details/gazetadebue0103181sram

1880 – Peru – Battle of Arica (War of the Pacific). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Arica

1892 – USA – Homer Plessy arrested for refusing to leave his seat in “whites only” train car. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/stories_events_plessy.html

1899 – USA – Carrie Nation began her Temperance campaign. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrie_Nation

1906 – UK – Cunard Line’s RMS Lusitania launched at John Brown Shipyard, Glasgow, Scotland. http://www.lusitania.net/

1911 – Mexico – Earthquake measuring 7.6Mw, epicentre near Michoacán, 45 killed.

1917 – Belgium – Battle of Messines began (WWI). http://www.firstworldwar.com/battles/messines.htm

1918 – Australia – Earthquake measuring 6.0Mw, epicentre in Bundaberg-Rockhampton, Queensland. http://www.ga.gov.au/hazards/earthquakes/earthquake-basics/historic.html

1919 – Malta – Riot, 4 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sette_Giugno

1931 – UK – Earthquake measuring 6.1Mw, epicentre at Dogger Bank. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1931_Dogger_Bank_earthquake

1935 – UK – Stanley Baldwin became Prime Minister (Conservative). https://www.gov.uk/government/history/past-prime-ministers/stanley-Baldwin

1940 – Germany – French Air Force attacked Berlin (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1942 – Midway Atoll – Battle of Midway ended (WWII). https://youtu.be/1w30FkSXyTE WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Midway

1944 – UK – RAF plane crashed at Gleann Mòr, Saint Kilda, Scotland, 10 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440607-0

1944 – English Channel – USAAF plane crashed, 2 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440607-10

1944 – Papua New Guinea – RAAF plane crashed within Milne Bay Province, 4 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440607-1

1945 – Papua New Guinea – US Navy plane missing between Momote & Biak, 4 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450607-0

1948 – Czechoslovakia – Edvard Beněs resigned as President. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edvard_Bene%C5%A1

1949 – Puerto Rico – Strato-Freight plane crashed near San Juan-Isla Grande Airport, 53 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19490607-0

1955 – Canada – Associated Airways plane crashed at Winterburn, AB, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19550607-0

1971 – South Vietnam – Battle of Long Khanh ended (Vietnam War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Long_Khanh

1989 – Surinam – Surinam Airways Flight 764 crashed at Paramaribo, 176 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19890607-2

1990 – USA – Universal Studios Florida opened in Orlando. http://themeparkinvestigator.com/historyofuniversalstudiosflorida/

2000 – Israel/Lebanon – United Nations defined the Blue Line as a border. http://unifil.unmissions.org/Default.aspx?tabid=11552&ctl=Details&mid=15105&ItemID=22055&language=en-US