Here’s a look at what happened on this day, 07 June, throughout history. We remember the news, events, and people that influenced the course of history forever.
ON THIS DAY: 07 JUNE
2013 | A bus caught fire in the Chinese city of Xiamen, at least 47 people were killed and more than 34 were injured.
2013 | A gunman opened fire at Santa Monica College in Santa Monica, California, after setting a house on fire nearby, at least six people were killed, including the suspect.
1991 | Mount Pinatubo erupted, generating an ash column 7 kilometers (4.3 mi) high.
1989 | Surinam Airways Flight 764 crashed while approaching Paramaribo-Zanderij International Airport in Suriname as a result of a pilot error, at least 176 of the 187 occupants were killed.
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1981 | Scottish footballer, Kevin Kyle.
1952 | Turkish-American novelist, screenwriter, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate, Orhan Pamuk.
1959 | The 48th Vice President of the United States, 50th Governor of Indiana, Mike Pence.
1965 | English painter and art collector, Damien Hirst.
1990 | Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model, Iggy Azalea.
ON THIS DAY: DEATHS
2002 | Indian lawyer and politician, 5th Vice President of India, B. D. Jatti, 90.
2014 | Brazilian footballer and manager, Fernandão, 36.
2012 | South African paleontologist and academic, Phillip V. Tobias, 87.
2001 | Bolivian politician, 52nd President of Bolivia, Víctor Paz Estenssoro, 94.
2013 | French educator and politician, Prime Minister of France, Pierre Mauroy, 85.
1944 | On this day, the Achilles Veen soccer team was formed in Veen.
1969 | On this day Tommy James and the Shondells released “Crystal Blue Persuasion”
Three major West African rivers originate in Guinea: the Gambia, the Niger, and the Sénégal.