Sunday, the 7th of June, 2015 is the 158th day in 2015 and in the 23rd calendar week.
General Events:
Union Dissolution Day
June 7, 2015 in Norway
Union Dissolution Day, (though not a public holiday), takes place on June 07, 2015. The Union Dissolution Day, observed in Norway every year, is marked in remembrance of the Norwegian parliament’s 1905 declaration of dissolution of the union with Sweden, a personal union which had existed since 1814.
Where is Union Dissolution Day?
Nationwide Norway
Sette Giugno 2015
June 7, 2015 in Malta
Sette Giugno is observed on June 07, 2015. Sette Giugno – from Italian for “Seventh June” – is a Maltese national holiday. It commemorates events which occurred on that day in 1919 when, following a series of riots by the Maltese population, British troops fired into the crowd, killing four.
Where is Sette Giugno?
Nationwide Malta
German World Heritage Day
June 7, 2015 in Germany
The German World Heritage Day is observed on June 07, 2015. The UNESCO World Heritage Day is celebrated in Germany since 2005, every year on the first Sunday in June and is celebrated with events in all World Heritage Sites. Globally, World Heritage Days held on different days by different organizations. The World Heritage Day was launched in Germany on the initiative of the German Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Germany e.V.
A UNESC) World Heritage Site is a place that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural or physical significance. The list is maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. The programme catalogues, names, and conserves sites of outstanding cultural or natural importance to the common heritage of humanity. While each World Heritage Site remains part of the legal territory of the state wherein the site is located, UNESCO considers it in the interest of the international community to preserve each site.
Where is the event?
Nationwide Germany
National Cancer Survivors Day
June 7, 2015 in the USA
National Cancer Survivors Day takes place on June 07, 2015. The National Cancer Survivors Day is a secular holiday celebrated on the first Sunday in June. The day is meant to “demonstrate that life after a cancer diagnosis can be a reality”. Though it is mainly celebrated in the United States, the National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation is attempting to grow its popularity in other countries, with some success.
Where is the event?
Nationwide USA
Historical Events on 7th June:
1099 – 1st Crusaders arrive in Jerusalem
1340 – Rotterdam Netherlands founded
1494 – Treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America
1546 – England signs Peace of Andres with Scotland/Ireland
1628 – English King Charles I ratifies the Petition of Rights
1692 – Earthquake in Porte Royale, Jamaica, kills 3,000
1780 – Anti-Catholic riot in London, hundreds die
1832 – Asian cholera reaches Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada
1839 – Hawaiian Declaration of Rights is signed
1862 – Gen B Butler orders William Mumford hanged after he removed & destroyed US flag on display over New Orleans Mint
1862 – The United States and Britain agree to suppress the slave trade
1905 – Norway dissolves union with Sweden (in effect since 1814)
1917 – Melvin Jones and a number of other Chicago businessmen found Lions Clubs International, now the largest service organization in the world
1929 – Vatican City becomes a sovereign state
1939 – George VI & Elizabeth become the 1st king & queen of Britain to visit USA
1948 – Communist complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; Pres Bernes resigns
1958 – Battles between Turkish & Greeks Cypriots break out
1965 – Sony Corp introduced its home video tape recorder, priced at $995
1967 – Israel captures Wailing Wall in East Jerusalem, Jericho & Bethlehem
1981 – Israeli F-15/F-16 destroys alleged Iraqi plutonium production facility