June 7 holidays in 2020

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Father's Day
Curacao Observance
Orthodox Pentecost
Multiple [Show] National Holiday, Orthodox
Flag Day
Peru Observance
Dissolution of union with Sweden (1905)
Norway Flag Day
Trinity
Czech republic Christian
Trinity Sunday
Multiple [Show] Christian
Sette Giugno
Malta National Holiday
Anniversary of the Memorandum of the Slovak Nation
Slovakia Observance
Fathers' Day
Lithuania Observance
National Boone Day
- Weird
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
- Weird
National VCR Day
- Weird
National Cancer Survivor’s Day
- Weird

Historical Events on June 7

  • 1654: Louis XIV becomes the King of France on this day.
  • 1692: Port Royal in Jamaica is stuck by an earthquake. Over three thousand people are seriously hurt and over sixteen hundred are killed.
  • 1776: Richard Henry Lee gives the Continental Congress his Lee Resolution. This resolution would eventually lead to the U.S declaring independence from Great Britain.
  • 1832: Quebec is hit with Asian cholera that kills approximately six thousand people in Lower Canada.
  • 1862: The U.S and the U.K formally sign the Lyons-Seward Treaty, an act that is an agreement that the two countries will do their part to suppress the African slave trade.
  • 1863: French forces capture Mexico City in Mexico on this day.
  • 1899: Carrie Nation – an American temperance crusader – begins vandalizing bars, taverns, saloons and pubs that serve alcohol. She starts with a saloon in Kiowa, Kansas.
  • 1917: A series of mines underneath German trenches at Messines Ridge is detonated by Allied troops at the Battle of Messines during World War I. Approximately ten thousand German forces are killed.
  • 1929: The “Roman Question” is settled when the Lateran Treaty is officially ratified and Vatican City comes into existence.
  • 1942: The Battle of Midway ends during World War II. It’s a decisive American victory.
  • 1942: Japanese forces begin occupying the island of Attu and Kiska in the American Aleutian Islands located off of Alaska.
  • 1944: Twenty-three Canadian POWs are murdered at Ardenne Abbey by German soldiers belonging to the SS Division Hitlerjugend during World War 2.

Famous Birthdays on June 7

  • French painter and sculptor, Paul Gauguin is born in 1848.
  • Slovak-German physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, Philipp Lenard is born in 1862.
  • English-American actress, Jessica Tandy is born in 1909.
  • Welsh singer Tom Jones is born in 1940.
  • Irish-American actor Liam Neeson is born in 1952.
  • American politician and 48th Vice President of the U.S., Mike Pence is born in 1960.
  • American singer-songwriter and actor, Prince is born in 1958.
  • Canadian actor Michael Cera is born in 1988.
  • Canadian NHL player Milan Lucic is born in 1988.

Diwali

Halloween

Giving Tuesday

Christmas Eve

Kwanzaa

Lantern Festival

Leap Day