June 7 is the 158th day of the year, the 159th in leap years. There are 207 days remaining until the end of the year.
1494 - The Treaty of Tordesilla is concluded, where Spain and Portugal agree to divide the new world between them.
1654 - Louis XIV of France is crowned King of France.
1692 - An earthquake destroys the then capital of Port Royal, Jamaica.
1796 - Ragundasjön in Sweden with 300 million m³ of water was emptied in four hours.
1863 - Mexico City is conquered by French troops.
1881 - The Social Democratic Federation is founded as the first organized socialist political party in Britain.
1914 - The Panama Canal opens.
1929 - Vatican City State gains sovereignty over its territory after ratification by the Italian Parliament.
1929 - Young's plan for Germany's repayment of war damages is launched.
1935 - Pierre Laval becomes French prime minister.
1967 - Six Day War: Israel occupies Jerusalem
1967 - Six Day War: Ceasefire between Israel and Jordan
1968 - The first Legoland park opens in Billund, Denmark.
1981 - Osirak attack: Israeli fighter jets attack and destroy the Iraqi nuclear reactor Osirak.
1982 - A civil war in Chad approaches the decision when rebel leader Hissène Habré conquers the capital, N'Djamena.
1989 - A DC-8 crashes not far from Paramaribo airport in Suriname. 168 people die.
2006 - Terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is killed in a US-led attack on a building in Baghdad.
1895 - The Storting abandons the issue of its own Norwegian consulate, as Sweden opposes hard. An upgrade of the Norwegian defense begins at the same time.
1904 - Åsane Musikklag is founded under the name Eidsvåg Musikklag.
1905 - The Storting declares that the union between Norway and Sweden is dissolved as a result of King Oscar II declaring himself unable to form a government and therefore ceasing to function as Norwegian king.
1912 - Kristiansund Football Club is founded.
1913 - The Norwegian American Line's first ship DS "Kristianiafjord" sailed from Bergen to New York.
1940 - World War II: King Haakon VII, Crown Prince Olav and the Norwegian government leave Tromsø and go into exile to London.
1945 - World War II: King Haakon VII, Crown Princess Märtha and the three children return to Oslo from their exile in London and the United States.
1948 - King Haakon VII receives the royal ship "Norway" as a gift from the people.
1949 - The skate "Hernes" disappears outside Hammerfest. Four perish.
1962 - Bodø station and the Nordlandsbanen to Bodø are officially opened by King Olav V.
1980 - The National Council for Norwegian Children and Youth Organizations (LNU) is founded.
2006 - A meteorite crashes in Reisadalen in North Troms. It is the most violent meteorite impact in modern times in Norway.
See more who were born June 7 in Category: Births June 7.
1491 - Jacques Cartier, French explorer (d. 1557)
1809 - William Forbes Skene, British historian and antiquarian (d. 1892)
1823 - Jørgen Breder Faye, Norwegian merchant, banker and politician (d. 1908)
1837 - Alois Hitler, father of Adolf Hitler (d. 1903)
1848 - Paul Gauguin, French painter (d. 1903)
1875 - Emil Abrahamsen, Norwegian painter (d. 1964)
1893 - Erling Johnson, Norwegian chemical engineer, developer of the odd process (d. 1967)
1896 - Imre Nagy, Hungarian politician (d. 1958)
1917 - Dean Martin, American actor, musician and singer (d. 1995)
1921 - Guillermo Silva Sanz de Santamaría, Colombian artist (d. 2007)
1922 - Vilhelm Aubert, Norwegian sociologist (d. 1988)
1924 - Donald W. Davies, British computer scientist (d. 2000)
1932 - Per Maurseth, Norwegian historian (d. 2013)
1938 - Ian St John, Scottish footballer and coach (d. 2021)
1940 - Tom Jones, British singer
1943 - Jakob Margido Esp, Norwegian actor
1944 - Kjartan Fløgstad, Norwegian author
1944 - Erling Wicklund, norsk j