On This Day in History for June 7 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 137 of 137

  • 1980 "Cars" by Gary Numan hits #9
  • 1980 Jeff Norman runs world record 50k (2:48:06)
  • 1980 Tommy John wins his 200th, 3-0 on a 2-hitter
  • 1981 35th Tony Awards: "Amadeus" & "42nd Street" win
  • 1981 Israeli F-15/F-16 destroys alleged Iraqi plutonium production facility
  • 1982 Habres rebel army occupies capital of Chad, N'djamena
  • 1982 LA Dodger Steve Garvey is 5th to play in 1,000 consecutive games
  • 1982 Steve Garvey plays in his 1,000th consecutive game & goes 0-for-4
  • 1987 Andy Van Slyke HRs off R McDowell in both ends of double header
  • 1988 Aluminum contaminates Cornwall's water supply
  • 1989 Atlanta Fulton County Comm approves $210M stadium for the Falcons
  • 1989 For one second this morning, the time is 01:23:45, 6-7-89
  • 1989 Suriname SLM-173 (DC-8) crashes near Paramaribo Airport killing 173

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1990 South African President F. W. de Klerk lifts 4 year state of emergency

South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
  • 1991 Mount Pinatubo (Philippines) erupts for 1st time
  • 1992 NASA's Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE) launches
  • 1993 Prince celebrated his birthday by changing his name to a symbol
  • 1995 The long range Boeing 777 enters service with United Airlines
  • 1996 Julia & Noah wed on "All My Children"
  • 1997 Cosmos 2344 Proton-K Launch (Russia), Failed
  • 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

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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
  • 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.

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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
  • 2015 69th Tony Awards: "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" and "Fun Home" win 5 awards
  • 2015 -8 41st G7 summit held in Schloss Elmau, Bavaria
  • 2016 Car bomb attack on a police bus in central Istanbul kills 11

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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

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