Historical Events on June 7 (Part 2)

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  • 1998 James Byrd, Jr. is dragged to death by Shawn Allen Berry, Lawrence Russel Brewer, and John William King in Jasper, Texas in a racially-motivated hate crime.
  • 1998 52nd Tony Awards: "The Lion King" and '"Art" win
  • 1998 97th Men's French Open: Carlos Moya beats Alex Corretja (6-3, 7-5, 6-3)

Sport awardTennis Open

1998 97th Women's French Open: Arantxa Sanchez Vicario beats Monica Seles (7-6, 0-6, 6-2)

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2001 Tony Blair's Labour Party wins another landslide victory in the General Election

British Prime Minister Tony Blair
British Prime Minister
Tony Blair
  • 2001 BP announces that it will build a new $600-million platform offshore Trinidad that is expected to double the company's production of natural gas there by 2004
  • 2003 135th Belmont: Jerry Bailey aboard Empire Maker wins in 2:28.26
  • 2004 Stanley Cup: Tampa Bay Lightning defeat Calgary Flames 4-3
  • 2004 "Live Like You Were Dying" single released by Tim McGraw (Grammy Award Best Country Song 2004, Billboard Song of the Year 2004)
  • 2006 British Houses of Parliament temporarily shut down due to anthrax alert.
  • 2008 140th Belmont: Alan Garcia aboard Da Tara wins in 2:29.65
  • 2009 63rd Tony Awards: Billy Elliot the Musical & God of Carnage win
  • 2009 108th Men's French Open: Roger Federer beats Robin Soderling (6-1, 7-6, 6-4)
  • 2009 108th Women's French Open: Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Dinara Safina (6-4, 6-2)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2012 16th century archaeology remains of the Curtain Theatre, where some of Shakespeare's plays were first performed, were found under a pub in London

  • 2012 Credit rating agency Fitch downgrades Spain's credit rating to BBB in the wake of international bailout speculation
  • 2012 A bus falls into a ravine in La Paz, Bolivia, killing 16 and injuring 32 people
  • 2013 42 people are killed and 30 are injured after a bus catches fire in Xiamen, China
  • 2013 18 people are killed and 14 are injured after a bus plunges off a mountain road in Himachel Pradesh, India
  • 2013 NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Boston Bruins beat Pittsburgh Penguins, 4 games to 0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2014 Maria Sharapova wins the French Open women's tennis singles

Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova
  • 2014 146th Belmont: Joel Rosario aboard Tonalist wins in 2:28.52
  • 2015 69th Tony Awards: "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" and "Fun Home" win 5 awards
  • 2015 114th Men's French Open: Stan Wawrinka beats Novak Đoković (4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4)
  • 2015 -8 41st G7 summit held in Schloss Elmau, Bavaria
  • 2016 "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", a play written by Jack Thorne with JK Rowling, premieres in London
  • 2016 Car bomb attack on a police bus in central Istanbul kills 11

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017 Suicide bombers attack Iranian parliament in Tehran and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini killing 12, 1st Islamic State attacks in Iran

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
  • 2017 Police warn bald men against attacks in Mozambique after 5 men murdered for the gold belived in their heads
  • 2017 Earliest-ever evidence of Homo Sapiens from Jebel Irhoud, Morocco unearthed by archaeologists published in "Nature", at 300,000 years old