June 7: Day of the Week
June 7, 2020 is the 159th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 207 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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June 7 Historical Event(s)
- 1654Louis XIV is crowned King of France.
- 1832Asian cholera reaches Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.
- 1862The United States and the United Kingdom agree to suppress the slave trade.
- 1936The Steel Workers Organizing Committee, a trade union, is founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Philip Murray is elected its first president.
- 1940King Haakon VII of Norway, Crown Prince Olav and the Norwegian government leave Tromsø and go into exile in London.
- 1944World War II: The steamer Danae carrying 350 Cretan Jews and 250 Cretan partisans is sunk without survivors off the shore of Santorini.
- 1948Edvard Beneš resigns as President of Czechoslovakia rather than signing a constitution making his nation a Communist state.
- 1981The Israeli Air Force destroys Iraq’s Osiraq nuclear reactor during Operation Opera. The facility could have been used to make nuclear weapons.
- 1989Surinam Airways Flight 764 crashes on approach to Paramaribo-Zanderij International Airport in Suriname due to pilot error, killing 176 of 187 aboard.
- 1991Mount Pinatubo explodes generating an ash column 7 km high.
Who were born on June 7?
- 1902Herman B Wells, American college president and chancellor of Indiana University (d. 2000)
- 1909Virginia Apgar, American physician and developer of the Apgar test (d. 1974)
- 1931Malcolm Morley, English painter
- 1951Terry O'Reilly Canadian ice hockey player
- 1952Liam Neeson, Northern Irish actor
- 1955Tim Richmond, American race car driver (d. 1989)
- 1977Preston Campbell, Australian Rugby League Player
- 1983Pierre Pierce, American professional basketball player and convicted sex offender
- 1988Michael Cera, Canadian actor
- 1990Allison Schmitt, American swimmer
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