June is the sixth month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. In older versions of the ancient Roman calendar, June was the fourth month of the year. It became the sixth month when January and February were added to the calendar. It is the month that has the most amount of daylight hours of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shortest amount of daylight hours in the Southern hemisphere.
According to Gregory calendar, the day number 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. June 07 has its own special significance in India and world history.
There are 30 days in June and it does not start or end on the same day of the week as any other month.
Another belief is that the month’s name comes from the Latin work iuniores which means “younger ones”.
Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on June 07. Read on to know more about this day.
List of Important Historical events of 07 June:
- 1539: Sher Shah defeated the Mughal ruler Humayun in the Battle of Chausa.
- 1654: Louis Chaturdash becomes King of France.
- 1692: Three thousand people die in an earthquake in the Port of the Caribbean country of Jamaica.
- 1769: Daniel Boon begins his search for the Bluegrass State of Kentucky.
- 1801: Portugal and Spain sign the Treaty of Badajoz, which results in Portugal losing the city of Olivenzha.
- 1809: Shuja Shah of the Durani Empire signed a treaty with the British.
- 1827: Greek defenders surrender Egyptian forces to Athens under the command of General Rashid Pasha.
- 1832: The Reform Act became law in the United Kingdom.
- 1839: Declaration of air rights was signed.
- 1862: The United States and Britain agree to end the slave trade.
- 1862: The United States and Britain agree to suppress the slave trade.
- 1892: Republican convention begins in Minneapolis.
- 1898: The Social Democracy Party of America holds the first national conference in Chicago.
- 1906: Launched the Canard liner RMS Lucetia as the world’s largest ship in Glasgow.
- 1939: George VI and Elizabeth become the first kings and queens of Britain to visit America.
- 1940: Daisy Duck’s character first appeared in the Disney cartoon Mr.Duck Steps Out.
- 1941: Soviet armmates commander Boris Vanikov is arrested.
- 1944: The Battle of Bravil begins.
- 1948: Leftists completely occupy Czechoslovakia.
- 1949: Dock workers strike in the United Kingdom.
- 1954: Early computer scientist Alan Turing commits suicide.
- 1975: The first match of the first World Cup was played between India and England at Lodgers Stadium in London. India lost in this.
- 1979: India’s second satellite Bhaskar-1 was launched from Beers Lake, Soviet Union.
- 1989: India’s second satellite Bharskar I was launched with a Soviet rocket.
- 2001: Tony Blair’s Labor Party wins by an overwhelming majority.
- 2006: British Parliament temporarily closed due to anthrax warnings.
- 2013: 42 people died and 30 were injured in a bus fire in Xiamen, China.
- 2014: Maria Sharapova wins French Open women’s tennis.
- 2016: A car bomb attack on the Central Police of Istanbul kills 11 people.