June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. In common years it is always in ISO week 23.

  1. 1099 - The First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem begins.
  2. 1494 - Spain and Portugal sign the Treaty of Tordesillas which divides the New World between the two countries.
  3. 1654 - Louis XIV is crowned King of France.
  4. 1692 - Port Royal, Jamaica, is hit by a catastrophic earthquake; in just three minutes, 1600 people are killed and 3000 are seriously injured.
  5. 1776 - Richard Henry Lee presents the "Lee Resolution" to the Continental Congress. See United States Declaration of Independence.
  6. 1800 - David Thompson reaches the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba.
  7. 1832 - Asian cholera brought to Quebec by Irish immigrants kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.
  8. 1862 - The United States and Britain agree to suppress the slave trade.
  9. 1863 - Mexico City is captured by French troops.
  10. 1866 - 1800 Fenian raiders are repelled back to the United States after they loot and plunder around St-Armand and Frelighsburg, Quebec.
  11. 1880 - Assault and Take of Morro de Arica (Arica Tall Hill),it meant the end of the Campaign of Tacna and Arica during the War of the Pacific.
  12. 1893 - Gandhi's first act of civil disobedience.
  13. 1905 - Norway dissolves its union with Sweden.
  14. 1917 - World War I: Battle of Messines - Allied ammonal mines underneath German trenches in Mesen Ridge are detonated, killing 10,000 German troops.
  15. 1919 - Sette giugno: Riot in Malta; four patriots are killed.
  16. 1935 - Pierre Laval becomes Prime Minister of France.
  17. 1938 - The Douglas DC-4E makes its first test flight.
  18. 1940 - King Haakon VII of Norway, Crown Prince Olav and the Norwegian government leave Tromsø and go into exile in London.
  19. 1942 - World War II: The Battle of Midway ends.
  20. 1942 - Japanese soldiers occupy the American islands of Attu and Kiska, in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska, as the Axis power continues to expand its defensive perimeter.
  21. 1944 - Nazi Panzer SS troops murder 23 Canadian prisoners of war in Normandy.
  22. 1945 - King Haakon VII of Norway returns with his family to Oslo after five years in exile.
  23. 1947 - ASA Bucharest(actually Steaua Bucharest) was founded.
  24. 1948 - Edvard Beneš resigns as President of Czechoslovakia rather than signing a Constitution making his nation a Communist state.
  25. 1955 - Lux Radio Theater signs off the air permanently. The show launched in New York in 1934, and featured radio adaptations of Broadway shows and popular films.
  26. 1965 - The US Supreme Court decides Griswold v. Connecticut effectively legalizing the use of contraception by married couples.
  27. 1966 - Former movie star, Ronald Reagan, becomes the 22nd governor of the state of California.
  28. 1967 - The Israeli forces occupy Jerusalem during the Six-Day War.
  29. 1968 - The body of assassinated U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy lies in state at St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York.
  30. 1971 - The US Supreme Court overturns the conviction of Paul Cohen for disturbing the peace, setting the precident that vulgar writing is protected under the First Amendment.
  31. 1975 - Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public.
  32. 1977 - 500 million people watch on television as the high day of Jubilee gets underway for Queen Elizabeth II.
  33. 1981 - The Israeli Air Force destroys Iraq's Osiraq nuclear reactor during Operation Opera. The Israelis charged the facility could have been used to make nuclear weapons.
  34. 1982 - Priscilla Presley opens Graceland to the public; the bathroom where Elvis Presley died five years earlier is kept off-limits.
  35. 1989 - A Surinam Airways DC-8 Super 62 crashes near Paramaribo Airport, Suriname, killing 168.
  36. 1990 - Nickelodeon Studios in Orlando, Florida opened up.
  37. 1991 - Mount Pinatubo explodes generating an ash column 7 km (4.5 miles) high.
  38. 1993 - Prince changes his name to a symbol () and comes to be referred to as "The Artist formerly known as Prince".
  39. 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.
  40. 2001 - Tony Blair's Labour Party wins another landslide victory in the General Election.
  41. 2002 - England beat Argentina in the 2002 FIFA World Cup group stages
  42. 2004 - The Sikh leader Prem Singh Chandumajra launches the political party Shiromani Akali Dal (Longowal).
  43. 2006 - British Houses of Parliament temporarily shut down due to anthrax alert.