On June 7, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts from across history. In the Gregorian calendar, June 7th is the 158th day of the year. The Treaty of Tordesillas, signed on this day by Spain and Portugal, divides the new globe along a meridian 370 leagues west of the Cape Verde Islands off the west coast of Africa, and the Vatican City becomes a sovereign state.
Gemini is the zodiac sign for June 7.
Prince, Liam Neeson, Anna Kournikova, Bill Hader, and Dean Martin all had famous birthdays. Today marks Prince’s Birthday, as well as National Chocolate Ice Cream Day and Global Running Day.
(June 07, 1929)
(June 07, 1955)Lux Radio Theatre is no longer broadcasting. The show debuted in 1934 in New York and featured radio versions of Broadway musicals and successful movies.
(June 07, 1975)The first videocassette recorder format, Betamax, is introduced by Sony.
(June 07, 1977)The high day of Queen Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee is seen by 500 million people on television.
(June 07, 1982)
(Died on June 07, 2015)