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What happend on 6. July in History

In our data base we found 358 events happened on 6. July:
  • 918: William I, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 875) [category: Deaths]
  • 966: Berengar II of Italy (b. 900) [category: Deaths]
  • 1017: Genshin, Japanese scholar (b. 942) [category: Deaths]
  • 1044: The Battle of Ménfő between troops led by Emperor Henry III and Magyar forces led by King Samuel takes place. [category: Events]
  • 1189: Henry II of England (b. 1133) [category: Deaths]

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  • 1189: Richard I "the Lionheart" accedes to the English throne. [category: Events]
  • 1218: Odo III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1166) [category: Deaths]
  • 1249: Alexander II of Scotland (b. 1198) [category: Deaths]
  • 1253: Mindaugas is crowned King of Lithuania. [category: Events]
  • 1348: Papal bull of Pope Clement VI protecting the Jews accused to have caused the Black Death. [category: Events]
  • 1415: Jan Hus, Bohemian priest, philosopher, and reformer (b. 1369) [category: Deaths]
  • 1415: Jan Hus is burned at the stake. [category: Events]
  • 1476: Regiomontanus, German astronomer (b. 1436) [category: Deaths]
  • 1480: Antonio Squarcialupi, Italian composer (b. 1416) [category: Deaths]
  • 1483: Richard III is crowned King of England. [category: Events]
  • 1484: Portuguese sea captain Diogo Cão finds the mouth of the Congo River. [category: Events]
  • 1495: First Italian War: Battle of Fornovo – Charles VIII defeats the Holy League, but ultimately ends his attempted conquest of Italy. [category: Events]
  • 1533: Ludovico Ariosto, Italian poet (b. 1474) [category: Deaths]
  • 1535: Thomas More, English lawyer, author, and philosopher (b. 1478) [category: Deaths]
  • 1535: Sir Thomas More is executed for treason against King Henry VIII of England. [category: Events]

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  • 1553: Edward VI of England (b. 1537) [category: Deaths]
  • 1557: King Philip II of Spain, consort of Queen Mary I of England, sets out from Dover to war with France, which eventually results in the loss of the City of Calais, the last English possession on the continent, and Mary I never seeing her husband again. [category: Events]
  • 1560: The Treaty of Edinburgh is signed by Scotland and England. [category: Events]
  • 1573: Córdoba, Argentina, is founded by Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera. [category: Events]
  • 1580: Johann Stobäus, German composer (d. 1646) [category: Births]
  • 1583: Edmund Grindal, English Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1519) [category: Deaths]
  • 1585: Thomas Aufield, English priest and martyr (b. 1552) [category: Deaths]
  • 1609: Bohemia is granted freedom of religion. [category: Events]
  • 1623: Jacopo Melani, Italian composer and violinist (d. 1676) [category: Births]
  • 1630: Thirty-Years War: 4,000 Swedish troops under Gustavus Adolphus land in Pomerania, Germany. [category: Events]
  • 1678: Nicola Francesco Haym, Italian composer and musician (d. 1729) [category: Births]
  • 1684: Peter Gunning, English bishop (b. 1614) [category: Deaths]
  • 1686: Antoine de Jussieu, French naturalist (d. 1758) [category: Births]
  • 1736: Daniel Morgan, American soldier and politician (d. 1802) [category: Births]
  • 1747: John Paul Jones, American navy commander (d. 1792) [category: Births]
  • 1751: Pope Benedict XIV suppresses the Patriarchate of Aquileia and establishes from its territory the Archdiocese of Udine and Gorizia. [category: Events]
  • 1758: George Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe, English general (b. 1725) [category: Deaths]
  • 1762: Peter III of Russia (b. 1728) [category: Deaths]
  • 1766: Alexander Wilson, Scottish-American poet, ornithologist, and illustrator (d. 1813) [category: Births]
  • 1768: Conrad Beissel, German-American religious leader (b. 1690) [category: Deaths]
  • 1777: American Revolutionary War: Siege of Fort Ticonderoga – After a bombardment by British artillery under General John Burgoyne, American forces retreat from Fort Ticonderoga, New York. [category: Events]
  • 1779: Battle of Grenada: French victory over British naval forces during the American Revolutionary War. [category: Events]
  • 1781: Stamford Raffles, English statesman (d. 1826) [category: Births]
  • 1782: Maria Luisa of Spain, Duchess of Lucca (d. 1824) [category: Births]
  • 1785: William Jackson Hooker, English botanist (d. 1865) [category: Births]
  • 1785: The dollar is unanimously chosen as the monetary unit for the United States. [category: Events]
  • 1789: María Isabella of Spain (d. 1846) [category: Births]
  • 1796: Nicholas I of Russia (d. 1855) [category: Births]
  • 1801: First Battle of Algeciras: Outnumbered French Navy ships defeat the Royal Navy in the fortified Spanish port of Algeciras. [category: Events]
  • 1802: Daniel Morgan, American general and politician (b. 1736) [category: Deaths]
  • 1809: Antoine Charles Louis Lasalle, French general (b. 1775) [category: Deaths]
  • 1809: The second day of the Battle of Wagram sees a French victory over the Austrian army in the largest battle yet of the Napoleonic Wars. [category: Events]
  • 1813: Granville Sharp, English abolitionist (b. 1735) [category: Deaths]
  • 1817: Albert von Kölliker, Swiss anatomist and physiologist (d. 1905) [category: Births]
  • 1818: Adolf Anderssen, German chess player (d. 1879) [category: Births]
  • 1832: Maximilian I of Mexico (d. 1867) [category: Births]
  • 1835: John Marshall, American politician, 4th United States Secretary of State (b. 1755) [category: Deaths]
  • 1837: Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar, Indian scholar and orientalist (d. 1925) [category: Births]
  • 1838: Vatroslav Jagić, Croatian scholar (d. 1923) [category: Births]
  • 1840: José María Velasco Gómez, Mexican painter (d. 1912) [category: Births]
  • 1854: Georg Ohm, German physicist (b. 1789) [category: Deaths]
  • 1854: In Jackson, Michigan, the first convention of the United States Republican Party is held. [category: Events]
  • 1859: Verner von Heidenstam, Swedish poet and novelist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1940) [category: Births]
  • 1863: Ernst Merck, German businessman and politician (d. 1811) [category: Deaths]
  • 1865: Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, Swiss composer and educator (d. 1950) [category: Births]
  • 1868: Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom (d. 1935) [category: Births]
  • 1868: Harada Sanosuke, Japanese samurai (b. 1840) [category: Deaths]
  • 1875: Charles Perrin, French rower (d. 1954) [category: Births]
  • 1878: Eino Leino, Finnish poet (d. 1926) [category: Births]
  • 1883: Ciprian Porumbescu, Romanian composer (b. 1853) [category: Deaths]
  • 1884: Harold Stirling Vanderbilt, American businessman, yachtsman, and bridge player (d. 1970) [category: Births]
  • 1885: Ernst Busch, German field marshal (d. 1945) [category: Births]
  • 1885: Louis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies. The patient is Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog. [category: Events]
  • 1886: Marc Bloch, French historian (d.1944) [category: Births]
  • 1887: Annette Kellerman, Australian swimmer (d. 1975) [category: Births]
  • 1887: David Kalakaua, monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii, is forced at gunpoint, at the hands of the Americans, to sign the Bayonet Constitution giving Americans more power in Hawaii while stripping Hawaiian citizens of their rights. [category: Events]
  • 1892: 3,800 striking steelworkers engage in a day-long battle with Pinkerton agents during the Homestead Strike, leaving 10 dead and dozens wounded. [category: Events]
  • 1892: Dadabhai Naoroji is elected as the first Indian Member of Parliament in Britain. [category: Events]
  • 1893: Guy de Maupassant, French author (b. 1850) [category: Deaths]
  • 1893: The small town of Pomeroy, Iowa, is nearly destroyed by a tornado that kills 71 people and injures 200. [category: Events]
  • 1897: Richard Krautheimer, German-American historian (d. 1994) [category: Births]
  • 1898: Hanns Eisler, German composer (d. 1962) [category: Births]
  • 1900: Frederica Sagor Maas, American playwright and super-centenarian (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1901: Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, German statesman, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1819) [category: Deaths]
  • 1902: Maria Goretti, Italian martyr and saint (b. 1890) [category: Deaths]
  • 1903: Hugo Theorell, Swedish biochemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1982) [category: Births]
  • 1904: Erik Wickberg, Swedish 9th general of the Salvation Army (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1904: Abai Qunanbaiuli, Kazakh poet (b. 1845) [category: Deaths]
  • 1905: Alfred Deakin becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the second time. [category: Events]
  • 1907: Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter (d. 1954) [category: Births]
  • 1907: George Stanley, Canadian politician, designer of the flag of Canada (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1907: August Johann Gottfried Bielenstein, German linguist and theologian (b. 1826) [category: Deaths]
  • 1912: Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (d. 2006) [category: Births]
  • 1914: Vince McMahon, Sr., American wrestling promoter, founded WWE (d. 1984) [category: Births]
  • 1916: Harold Norse, American writer (d. 2009) [category: Births]
  • 1916: Odilon Redon, French painter (b. 1840) [category: Deaths]
  • 1917: Arthur Lydiard, New Zealand running coach (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1917: World War I: Arabian troops led by T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") and Auda ibu Tayi capture Aqaba from the Ottoman Empire during the Arab Revolt. [category: Events]
  • 1918: Sebastian Cabot, English actor (d. 1977) [category: Births]
  • 1919: Ernst Haefliger, Swiss tenor (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1919: The British dirigible R34 lands in New York, completing the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by an airship. [category: Events]
  • 1921: Nancy Reagan, American actress, 40th First Lady of the United States [category: Births]
  • 1922: Maria Teresia Ledóchowska, Polish-Austrian nun and missionary (b. 1863) [category: Deaths]
  • 1923: Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish military officer and politician, 1st President of Poland [category: Births]
  • 1924: Louie Bellson, Italian-American drummer, composer, and bandleader (d. 2009) [category: Births]
  • 1925: Bill Haley, American singer-songwriter and musician (Bill Haley & His Comets) (d. 1981) [category: Births]
  • 1925: Gazi Yasargil, Turkish scientist and neurosurgeon (d. 1993) [category: Births]
  • 1925: Merv Griffin, American actor, singer, and businessman, created Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Alan Freeman, Australian-English radio host (d. 2006) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Jan Hein Donner, Dutch chess player (d. 1988) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Janet Leigh, American actress (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Nilo Soruco, Bolivian singer-songwriter (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Pat Paulsen, American comedian and actor (d. 1997) [category: Births]
  • 1930: M. Balamuralikrishna, Indian singer, musician, poet, and composer [category: Births]
  • 1930: Cormic Cosgrove, American soccer player (b. 1869) [category: Deaths]
  • 1931: Della Reese, American actress and singer [category: Births]
  • 1931: Jean Campeau, French-Canadian businessman and politician [category: Births]
  • 1932: Herman Hertzberger, Dutch architect and educator [category: Births]
  • 1932: Kenneth Grahame, English author (b. 1859) [category: Deaths]
  • 1933: Frank Austin, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1933: The first Major League Baseball All-Star Game is played in Chicago's Comiskey Park. The American League defeats the National League 4–2. [category: Events]
  • 1934: Nestor Makhno, Ukrainian guerrilla leader and army commander (b. 1888) [category: Deaths]
  • 1935: Candy Barr, American stripper, model, and porn actress (d. 2005) [category: Births]
  • 1935: Tenzin Gyatso, Chinese monk, 14th Dalai Lama and Nobel Prize laureate [category: Births]
  • 1936: Dave Allen, Irish comedian and actor (d. 2005) [category: Births]
  • 1936: A major breach of the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal in England sends millions of gallons of water cascading 200 feet (61 m) into the River Irwell. [category: Events]
  • 1937: Gene Chandler, American singer-songwriter and producer [category: Births]
  • 1937: Ned Beatty, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1937: Vladimir Ashkenazy, Russian-Icelandic pianist and conductor [category: Births]
  • 1938: Luana Patten, American actress (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1939: Jet Harris, English bassist (The Shadows, The Jeff Beck Group, and The Vipers Skiffle Group) (d. 2011) [category: Births]
  • 1939: Mary Peters, English athlete [category: Births]
  • 1939: Holocaust: the last remaining Jewish enterprises in Germany are closed. [category: Events]
  • 1940: Jeannie Seely, American singer-songwriter and actress [category: Births]
  • 1940: Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazakh politician, 1st President of Kazakhstan [category: Births]
  • 1941: Reinhard Roder, German footballer and manager [category: Births]
  • 1941: Nazi Germany launches its offensive to encircle several Soviet armies near Smolensk. [category: Events]
  • 1942: Anne Frank and her family go into hiding in the "Secret Annexe" above her father's office in an Amsterdam warehouse. [category: Events]
  • 1944: Byron Berline, American fiddler (The Flying Burrito Brothers) [category: Births]
  • 1944: Jackie Robinson refuses to move to the back of a bus, leading to a court martial. [category: Events]
  • 1944: The Hartford Circus Fire, one of America's worst fire disasters, kills approximately 168 people and injures over 700 in Hartford, Connecticut. [category: Events]
  • 1945: Burt Ward, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1945: Rodney Matthews, English artist [category: Births]
  • 1946: Fred Dryer, American football player and actor [category: Births]
  • 1946: George W. Bush, American politician, 43rd President of the United States [category: Births]
  • 1946: Peter Singer, Australian philosopher [category: Births]
  • 1946: Sylvester Stallone, American actor, director, and screenwriter [category: Births]
  • 1947: Lance Clemons, American baseball player (d. 2008) [category: Births]
  • 1947: Richard Beckinsale, English actor (d. 1979) [category: Births]
  • 1947: The AK-47 goes into production in the Soviet Union. [category: Events]
  • 1948: Brad Park, Canadian ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1948: Jean-Pierre Blackburn, French-Canadian politician [category: Births]
  • 1948: Nathalie Baye, French actress [category: Births]
  • 1948: Tom Curley, American journalist and businessman [category: Births]
  • 1949: Noli de Castro, Filipino journalist and politician, 14th Vice President of the Philippines [category: Births]
  • 1949: Phyllis Hyman, American singer-songwriter and actress (d. 1995) [category: Births]
  • 1950: Hélène Scherrer, Canadian politician [category: Births]
  • 1950: John Byrne, American writer and illustrator (X-Men) [category: Births]
  • 1950: Fats Navarro, American trumpet player (b. 1923) [category: Deaths]
  • 1951: Geoffrey Rush, Australian actor and producer [category: Births]
  • 1952: George Athans, Canadian water skier [category: Births]
  • 1952: Grant Goodeve, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1952: Hilary Mantel, English author [category: Births]
  • 1952: Gertrud Wolle, German actress (b. 1891) [category: Deaths]
  • 1952: Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, Canadian politician (b. 1867) [category: Deaths]
  • 1953: Mike Riley, American football coach [category: Births]
  • 1953: Nanci Griffith, American singer-songwriter and guitarist [category: Births]
  • 1954: Allyce Beasley, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1954: Willie Randolph, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1955: Frank Sontag, American radio host [category: Births]
  • 1955: William Wall, Irish writer [category: Births]
  • 1956: Casey Sander, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1957: Ron Duguay, Canadian ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1957: Althea Gibson wins the Wimbledon championships, becoming the first black athlete to do so. [category: Events]
  • 1957: John Lennon and Paul McCartney of the Beatles are introduced to each other when Lennon's band the Quarrymen performs at the St. Peter's Church Hall fête in Woolton. [category: Events]
  • 1958: Jennifer Saunders, English actress and screenwriter [category: Births]
  • 1958: Mark Benson, English cricket player [category: Births]
  • 1959: Richard Dacoury, French basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1959: George Grosz, German painter (b. 1893) [category: Deaths]
  • 1960: Asahifuji Seiya, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 63rd Yokozuna [category: Births]
  • 1960: Maria Wasiak, Polish businessman [category: Births]
  • 1960: Aneurin Bevan, English politician (b. 1897) [category: Deaths]
  • 1961: Rick Price, Australian singer-songwriter and musician [category: Births]
  • 1961: Robin Antin, American dancer, choreographer, and businesswoman [category: Births]
  • 1961: Scott LaFaro, American bassist (b. 1936) [category: Deaths]
  • 1961: Woodall Rodgers, American politician (b. 1890) [category: Deaths]
  • 1962: Peter Hedges, American novelist, screenwriter, and director [category: Births]
  • 1962: Archduke Joseph August of Austria, Austrian field marshal (b. 1872) [category: Deaths]
  • 1962: William Faulkner, American writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897) [category: Deaths]
  • 1962: As a part of Operation Plowshare, the Sedan nuclear test takes place. [category: Events]
  • 1963: Lance Johnson, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1963: Todd Burns, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1963: George, Duke of Mecklenburg (b. 1899) [category: Deaths]
  • 1964: Cristina D'Avena, Italian singer and actress [category: Births]
  • 1964: Claude V. Ricketts, American navy admiral (b. 1906) [category: Deaths]
  • 1964: Malawi declares its independence from the United Kingdom. [category: Events]
  • 1966: Brian Posehn, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1966: Sad Sam Jones, American baseball player (b. 1892) [category: Deaths]
  • 1966: Malawi becomes a republic, with Hastings Banda as its first President. [category: Events]
  • 1967: Heather Nova, Bermudian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and poet [category: Births]
  • 1967: James Hannon, American author, director, and producer [category: Births]
  • 1967: Omar Olivares, Puerto Rican baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1967: Nigerian Civil War: Nigerian forces invade Biafra, beginning the war. [category: Events]
  • 1968: Gaspare Manos, Italian artist [category: Births]
  • 1968: Johnny Indrisano, American boxer and actor (b. 1906) [category: Deaths]
  • 1969: Brian Van Holt, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1969: Fernando Redondo, Argentine footballer [category: Births]
  • 1970: Inspectah Deck, American rapper, producer, and actor (Wu-Tang Clan) [category: Births]
  • 1971: Josh Elliott, American journalist [category: Births]
  • 1971: Kenya D. Williamson, American actress, author, and screenwriter [category: Births]
  • 1971: Louis Armstrong, American singer and trumpet player (b. 1901) [category: Deaths]
  • 1971: Hastings Banda is proclaimed President for Life of Malawi. [category: Events]
  • 1972: Christian Meoli, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1972: Greg Norton, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1972: Isabelle Boulay, French-Canadian singer [category: Births]
  • 1972: Mark Gasser, English pianist [category: Births]
  • 1972: Brandon deWilde, American actor (b. 1942) [category: Deaths]
  • 1973: Otto Klemperer, German conductor and composer (b. 1885) [category: Deaths]
  • 1974: Babi Xavier, Brazilian actress and singer [category: Births]
  • 1974: Zé Roberto, Brazilian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1975: 50 Cent, American rapper, producer, and actor (G-Unit) [category: Births]
  • 1975: Amir-Abbas Fakhravar, Iranian journalist and activist [category: Births]
  • 1975: Sebastián Rulli, Argentine actor [category: Births]
  • 1975: Otto Skorzeny, German SS commandor (b. 1908) [category: Deaths]
  • 1975: The Comoros declare independence from France. [category: Events]
  • 1976: Fritz Lenz, German geneticist (b. 1887) [category: Deaths]
  • 1976: Zhu De, Chinese general and politician (b. 1886) [category: Deaths]
  • 1977: Con Blatsis, Australian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1977: Craig Handley, Welsh director [category: Births]
  • 1977: Makhaya Ntini, South African cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1977: Ödön Pártos, Hungarian-Israeli violist and composer (b. 1907) [category: Deaths]
  • 1978: Adam Busch, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1978: Kevin Senio, New Zealand rugby player [category: Births]
  • 1978: Tamera Mowry, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1978: Tia Mowry, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1978: The Taunton sleeping car fire occurs in Taunton, Somerset killing twelve people. [category: Events]
  • 1979: Abdul Salis, English actor [category: Births]
  • 1979: C. J. Hobgood, American surfer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Damien Hobgood, American surfer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Matthew Barnson, American composer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Nic Cester, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Jet and The Wrights) [category: Births]
  • 1979: Van McCoy, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1940) [category: Deaths]
  • 1980: Demorrio Williams, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1980: Joell Ortiz, American rapper (Slaughterhouse) [category: Births]
  • 1980: Kenny Deuchar, Scottish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1980: Pau Gasol, Spanish basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1981: Emily West, American singer-songwriter and guitarist [category: Births]
  • 1981: Mike Karney, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1981: Nnamdi Asomugha, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1982: Brandon Jacobs, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1982: Bree Robertson, Australian gymnast and actress [category: Births]
  • 1982: Misty Upham, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1982: Sierra Sinn, American porn actress [category: Births]
  • 1982: Tay Zonday, American actor and singer [category: Births]
  • 1982: Bob Johnson, American baseball player (b. 1905) [category: Deaths]
  • 1983: Brady Bluhm, American-English actor [category: Births]
  • 1983: Christine Firkins, Canadian actress [category: Births]
  • 1983: D. Woods, American singer, dancer, and actress (Danity Kane) [category: Births]
  • 1983: Gregory Smith, Canadian actor [category: Births]
  • 1984: Lauren Harris, English singer [category: Births]
  • 1984: Natasha Zlobina, French actress and model [category: Births]
  • 1984: Zhang Hao, Chinese figure skater [category: Births]
  • 1985: Diamond Rings, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Matters) [category: Births]
  • 1985: Maria Arredondo, Norwegian singer [category: Births]
  • 1985: Melisa Sözen, Turkish actress [category: Births]
  • 1985: Ranveer Singh, Indian actor [category: Births]
  • 1986: David Karp, American businessman, founded Tumblr [category: Births]
  • 1986: Derrick Williams, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1986: Leon Frierson, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1986: Sarah Gronert, German tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1986: Jagjivan Ram, Indian politician (b. 1908) [category: Deaths]
  • 1986: Davis Phinney became the first American cyclist to win a road stage of the Tour de France. [category: Events]
  • 1987: Caroline Trentini, Brazilian model [category: Births]
  • 1987: Kate Nash, English singer-songwriter [category: Births]
  • 1987: Manteo Mitchell, American runner [category: Births]
  • 1987: Matt O'Leary, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1987: Sophie Auster, American actress and singer [category: Births]
  • 1988: Brittany Underwood, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1988: Kevin Fickentscher, Swiss footballer [category: Births]
  • 1988: The Piper Alpha drilling platform in the North Sea is destroyed by explosions and fires. 167 oil workers are killed, making it the world's worst offshore oil disaster in terms of direct loss of life. [category: Events]
  • 1989: János Kádár, Hungarian politician (b. 1912) [category: Deaths]
  • 1989: The Israeli 405 Bus slaughter in which 14 bus passengers are killed when an Arab assaulted the bus driver as the bus is driving by the edge of a cliff. [category: Events]
  • 1990: Ajoo, South Korean singer and dancer [category: Births]
  • 1990: Jamal Idris, Australian rugby player [category: Births]
  • 1990: Jeremy Suarez, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1990: Magaye Gueye, French footballer [category: Births]
  • 1991: Ashley Lloyd, English actor and dancer [category: Births]
  • 1991: Victoire Thivisol, French actress [category: Births]
  • 1991: Muda Lawal, Nigerian footballer (b. 1954) [category: Deaths]
  • 1993: Jeremiah Godby, American runner [category: Births]
  • 1994: Camilla Rosso, English actress [category: Births]
  • 1994: Rebecca Rosso, English actress [category: Births]
  • 1994: Cameron Mitchell, American actor (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 1994: Geoff McQueen, English screenwriter (b. 1947) [category: Deaths]
  • 1994: Storm King Mountain, Glenwood Springs, Colorado: South Canyon Fire: 14 firefighters died in the fire. [category: Events]
  • 1995: Aziz Nesin, Turkish humorist and author (b. 1915) [category: Deaths]
  • 1995: In the Bosnian War, under the command of General Ratko Mladić, Serbia begins its attack on the Bosnian town of Srebrenica, and kills more than 8000 Bosniaks. [category: Events]
  • 1996: Robert Naylor, Canadian actor [category: Births]
  • 1996: Sigrid Schjetne, Norwegian homicide victim (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1996: Kathy Ahern, American golfer (b. 1949) [category: Deaths]
  • 1997: Chetan Anand, Indian director and screenwriter (b. 1921) [category: Deaths]
  • 1997: The Troubles: In response to the Drumcree dispute, five days of mass protests, riots and gun battles begin in Irish nationalist districts of Northern Ireland. [category: Events]
  • 1998: Roy Rogers, American actor and singer (b. 1911) [category: Deaths]
  • 1998: Hong Kong's Kai Tak Airport is closed and the new Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok becomes operational. [category: Events]
  • 1999: Barry Winchell, American soldier (b. 1977) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: Carl Gunter Jr, American politician (b. 1938) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: Gary M. Heidnik, American convicted rapist and murderer (b. 1943) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: Joaquin Rodrigo, Spanish composer (b. 1901) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: U.S. Army private Barry Winchell dies from baseball-bat injuries inflicted in his sleep the previous day by a fellow soldier, Calvin Glover, for his relationship with transgender showgirl and former Navy Corpsman Calpernia Addams. [category: Events]
  • 2000: Władysław Szpilman, Polish pianist, composer, and author (b. 1911) [category: Deaths]
  • 2002: Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian businessman, founded Reliance Industries (b. 1932) [category: Deaths]
  • 2002: John Frankenheimer, American director (b. 1930) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Buddy Ebsen, American actor (b. 1908) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: The 70-metre Eupatoria Planetary Radar sends a METI message (Cosmic Call 2) to 5 stars: Hip 4872, HD 245409, 55 Cancri (HD 75732), HD 10307 and 47 Ursae Majoris (HD 95128). The messages will arrive to these stars in 2036, 2040, 2044 and 2049 respectively. [category: Events]
  • 2004: Syreeta Wright, American singer-songwriter (b. 1946) [category: Deaths]
  • 2004: Thomas Klestil, Austrian politician, 10th President of Austria (b. 1932) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Bruno Augenstein, German mathematician (b. 1923) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Claude Simon, French writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1913) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Evan Hunter, American novelist (b. 1926) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: L. Patrick Gray, American FBI director (b. 1916) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Richard Verreau, Canadian tenor (b. 1926) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: Kasey Rogers, American actress (b. 1926) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: Tom Weir, Scottish climber, author and broadcaster (b. 1914) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: The Nathula Pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years. [category: Events]
  • 2007: Kathleen E. Woodiwiss, American novelist (b. 1939) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: Bobby Durham, American drummer (b. 1937) [category: Deaths]
  • 2009: Johnny Collins, English singer (b. 1938) [category: Deaths]
  • 2009: Leo Mol, Ukrainian-Canadian artist (b. 1915) [category: Deaths]
  • 2009: Robert McNamara, American businessman and politician, 8th United States Secretary of Defense (b. 1916) [category: Deaths]
  • 2009: Vasily Aksyonov, Russian writer (b. 1932) [category: Deaths]
  • 2010: Harvey Fuqua, American singer-songwriter and producer (The Moonglows and New Birth) (b. 1929) [category: Deaths]
  • 2010: Tilly Armstrong, English author (b. 1927) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Al Ulbrickson, American rower (b. 1930) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Angelo Paternoster, American football player (b. 1919) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Anthony Sedlak, Canadian chef (b. 1983) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Bill Norrie, Manitoban politician, 39th Mayor of Winnipeg (b. 1929) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Bruce Biers Kendall, American businessman and politician (b. 1919) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Charles Drake American football player (b. 1981) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Hani al-Hassan, Palestinian engineer and politician (b. 1939) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Ibrahim Balandiya, Sudanese politician [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Sebastijan Pecjak, Slovenian darts player [category: Deaths]
  • 371_bc: The Battle of Leuctra, where Epaminondas defeats Cleombrotus I, takes place. [category: Events]
  • _: Birthday of the 14th Dalai Lama (Tibetan diaspora) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Christian Feast Day: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Constitution Day (Cayman Islands) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Day of the Capital, established in 2008. (Kazakhstan) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Independence Day, celebrates the independence of the Comoros from France in 1975. [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Independence Day/Republic Day, celebrates the independence of Malawi from United Kingdom in 1964. [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Jan Hus Day (Czech Republic) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: July 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Maria Goretti [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Romulus of Fiesole [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Statehood Day (Lithuania) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Teacher's Day (Peru) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: The earliest date for summer solstice in Julian calendar system, which corresponds to June 23: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: The first day of Ludi Apollinares (Roman Empire) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: The first day of San Fermín, which lasts until July 14. (Pamplona) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: The first night of Ivan Kupala Day (Poland, Russia, Belarus and Ukraine) [category: Holidays and observances]