June 7 in History
1798June 7, 1798:
First edition of “Essay on the Principle of Population” by Thomas Malthus is published.
1913June 7, 1913:
Hudson Stuck becomes the first person to reach the true summit of the Alaskan mountain called Denali.
1925June 7, 1925:
Actor and comedian Moe Howard of “The Three Stooges” fame marries Helen Schonberger.
1929June 7, 1929:
The Vatican City becomes a sovereign state following the ratification of the Lateran Treaty on this day.
1939June 7, 1939:
King George VI visits the United States with his wife, Elizabeth, making him the first reigning monarch from the United Kingdom to visit the States.
1965June 7, 1965:
The US Supreme Court legalizes contraception use by married couples.
1975June 7, 1975:
Betamax videocassette recorder is released onto the market by Sony.
2004June 7, 2004: Tim McGraw releases his single, “Live Like You Were Dying” which would go on to be named “Billboard Song of the Year”.
2006June 7, 2006:
A US military air-strike kills Iraqi terrorist and al-Qaeda leader, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
2013June 7, 2013: