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  • Iran
    Saturday Jun 7, 1755

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    1755 Tabriz Earthquake

    Iran
    Saturday Jun 7, 1755

    1755 Tabriz earthquake occurred on June 7, 1755, in Iran, there were an estimated 40,000 deaths.




  • Norway and Sweden
    Monday Jun 7, 1897

    Nobel Prize

    Awarding members

    Norway and Sweden
    Monday Jun 7, 1897

    Nobel's instructions named a Norwegian Nobel Committee to award the Peace Prize, the members of whom were appointed shortly after the will was approved in April 1897. Soon thereafter, the other prize-awarding organizations were designated. These were Karolinska Institute on 7 June, the Swedish Academy on 9 June, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on 11 June.




  • U.S.
    Sunday Jun 7, 1936

    Lucky Luciano

    62 counts of compulsory prostitution

    U.S.
    Sunday Jun 7, 1936

    On June 7, Luciano was convicted on 62 counts of compulsory prostitution.




  • Normandy, France
    Wednesday Jun 7, 1944

    World War II

    D-Day

    Normandy, France
    Wednesday Jun 7, 1944

    The Allied forces landed on Normandy beaches, establishing five beachheads in Normandy. It was the largest seaborne invasion in history. The operation began the liberation of German-occupied France (and later western Europe) and laid the foundations of the Allied victory on the Western Front.




  • West Hunan, near Zhijiang, China
    Thursday Jun 7, 1945

    World War II

    Battle of West Hunan

    West Hunan, near Zhijiang, China
    Thursday Jun 7, 1945

    Chinese forces started a counterattack in the Battle of West Hunan that occurred between 6 April and 7 June 1945.




  • North Korea
    Wednesday Jun 7, 1950

    Korean War

    Kim Il-sung called for a Korea-wide election and consultative conference

    North Korea
    Wednesday Jun 7, 1950

    On 7 June 1950, Kim Il-sung called for a Korea-wide election on 5–8 August 1950 and a consultative conference in Haeju on 15–17 June 1950.




  • Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador
    Sunday Jun 7, 1953

    Che Guevara

    Guevara set out

    Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador
    Sunday Jun 7, 1953

    On July 7, 1953, Guevara set out, this time to Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 7, 1953

    Louis Armstrong

    The Ninth Cavalcade of Jazz concert

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 7, 1953

    Louis Armstrong and his All Stars were featured at the ninth Cavalcade of Jazz concert also at Wrigley Field in Los Angeles produced by Leon Hefflin Sr. held on June 7, 1953 along with Shorty Rogers, Roy Brown, Don Tosti and His Mexican Jazzmen, Earl Bostic, and Nat "King" Cole.


  • Wilmslow, Cheshire, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 7, 1954

    Alan Turing

    Death

    Wilmslow, Cheshire, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 7, 1954

    On 8 June 1954, Turing's housekeeper found him dead at the age of 41; he had died the previous day. Cyanide poisoning was established as the cause of death.


  • Cyprus
    Saturday Jun 7, 1958

    Cypriot intercommunal violence

    A bomb exploded at the entrance of the Turkish Embassy in Cyprus

    Cyprus
    Saturday Jun 7, 1958

    On 7 June 1958 a bomb exploded at the entrance of the Turkish Embassy in Cyprus. Following the bombing Turkish Cypriots looted Greek Cypriot properties.


  • New Jersey, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 7, 1960

    Atomic Bomb

    The 1960 Fort Dix IM-99 accident

    New Jersey, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 7, 1960

    June 7, 1960: the 1960 Fort Dix IM-99 accident destroyed a Boeing CIM-10 Bomarc nuclear missile and shelter and contaminated the BOMARC Missile Accident Site in New Jersey.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Jun 7, 1962

    Marilyn Monroe

    Fox fired Monroe and sued her

    U.S.
    Thursday Jun 7, 1962

    When Monroe was again on sick leave for several days, Fox decided that it could not afford to have another film running behind schedule when it was already struggling to cover the rising costs of Cleopatra (1963). On June 7, Fox fired Monroe and sued her for $750,000 in damages.Fox soon regretted its decision and re-opened negotiations with Monroe later in June.


  • Shanghai, China
    Wednesday Jun 7, 1989

    1989 Tiananmen Square protests

    Students From major Shanghai universities Stormed Various Campus Facilities

    Shanghai, China
    Wednesday Jun 7, 1989

    On 7 June, students from major Shanghai universities stormed various campus facilities to erect biers in commemoration of the dead in Beijing. The situation gradually came under control without use of deadly force.


  • Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
    Wednesday Jun 7, 1989

    1989 Tiananmen Square protests

    Hundreds of Students staged a blockade at the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge as well as The Zhongyangmen Railway Bridge

    Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
    Wednesday Jun 7, 1989

    Similar scenes unfolded in Nanjing. On 7 June, hundreds of students staged a blockade at the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge as well as the Zhongyangmen Railway Bridge. They were persuaded to evacuate without incident later that day, though returned the next day to occupy the main railway station and the bridges.


  • U.S.
    Monday Jun 7, 1999

    Bin Laden

    The FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list

    U.S.
    Monday Jun 7, 1999

    Bin Laden became the 456th person listed on the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list, when he was added on June 7, 1999, following his indictment along with others for capital crimes in the 1998 embassy attacks.


  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Monday Jun 7, 1999

    Google LLC

    Announcing a New $25 Million Round of Funding

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Monday Jun 7, 1999

    After some additional, small investments through the end of 1998 to early 1999, a new $25 million round of funding was announced on June 7, 1999, with major investors including the venture capital firms Kleiner Perkins and Sequoia Capital.


  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 7, 2012

    Facebook, Inc.

    Facebook Launched its App Center

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 7, 2012

    On June 7, 2012, Facebook launched its App Center to help users find games and other applications.


  • San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Saturday Jun 7, 2014

    Uber

    Uber confirms it has raised $1.2 billion in a Series D

    San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Saturday Jun 7, 2014

    Uber confirms it has raised $1.2 billion in a Series D round, with a pre-money valuation of $17 billion. Key investors include BlackRock, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (with partner Megan Quinn), Menlo Ventures (Shawn Carolan), SherpaVentures (with partners Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford), Summit Partners, and Wellington Management.


  • San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 7, 2017

    Uber

    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick takes summer sabbatical after an investigation into the company's workplace culture

    San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 7, 2017

    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick takes summer sabbatical after an investigation into the company's workplace culture.


  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 7, 2018

    Facebook, Inc.

    Facebook announced about a Bug

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 7, 2018

    On June 7, 2018 Facebook announced that a bug had resulted in about 14 million Facebook users having their default sharing setting for all new posts set to "public".


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