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The 6t o Julie is the 187t day o the year (188t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 178 days ti come.
: Lac Megantic train disaster
- 1253 - Mindaugas becomes the first King o Lithuanie.
- 1483 - Richard III o Ingland is crouned.
- 1535 - Thomas More is executit on the orders o King Henry VIII o Ingland.
- 1553 - Edward VI o Ingland dees agit 15, stairtin a brief succession creesis.
- 1560 - The Treaty o Edinburgh is signed atween Scotland an Ingland.
- 1808 - Joseph Bonaparte is proclaimed King o Spain.
- 1854 - The US Republican Pairty meets for the first time.
- 1885 - Louis Pasteur tests the rabies vaccine.
- 1942 - Anne Frank an her faimily go intae hidin in the secret annex in Amsterdam.
- 1944 - A circus fire in Hartford, Connecticut, kills 168 fowk.
- 1950 - The Oder-Neisse Line is determined as the border atween East Germany an Poland.
- 1957 - Althea Gibson becomes the first black woman tae win a Wimbledon Championships singles tennis teetle.
- 1957 - Paul McCartney an John Lennon meet for the first time.
- 1964 - Malawi is granted unthirldom by the Unitit Kinrick.
- 1966 - Malawi became a republic.
- 1967 - Biafra declares unthirldom frae Nigerie.
- 1967 - A train crash near Magdeburg in then-East Germany kills 94 fowk.
- 1975 - The Comoros are granted unthirldom by Fraunce.
- 1988 - Piper Alpha disaster in the North Sea: The Piper Alpha ile rig burns off the east coast o Scotland, killin 167 ile wirkers.
- 1998 - Viktor Orban becomes Prime meenister o Hungary for the first time, succeedin Gyula Horn.
- 2000 - Germany gets the richt tae host the 2006 FIFA Warld Cup.
- 2003 - Roger Federer wins his first singles teetle at the Wimbledon Championships.
- 2004 - A memorial funtain tae Diana, Princess o Wales is unveiled in Hyde Pairk, Lunnon.
- 2004 - Austrick preses Thomas Klestil dees twa days afore the scheduled end o his term in affice.
- 2005 - The 2012 Simmer Olympics are gien tae Lunnon.
- 2005 - The G8 summit stairts at Gleneagles Hottle in Scotland.
- 2006 - The Nathu La mairch crossin atween the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae an Indie opens for the first time in 44 year.
- 2008 - Rafael Nadal wins the men's singles title at the Wimbledon Championships, endin Roger Federer's run o five consecutive teetles there.
- 2011 - Pyeongchang, Sooth Korea, gets the richt tae host the 2018 Winter Olympics.
- 2013 - A 73-car ile train derails in Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canadae, an splodes intae flames, killin at least 47 fowk an destroyin much o the toun centre.
- 2017 - The European Union an Japan sign a new trade deal.
- 2018 - Perpetrators o the 1995 Tokyo Sarin gas attack are executit.
- 1796 - Nicholas I o Roushie (d. 1855)
- 1832 - Emperor Maximilian I o Mexico (d. 1867)
- 1887 - Marc Chagall, Roushie-born penter (d. 1985)
- 1921 - Nancy Reagan, First Lady o the Unitit States (d. 2016)
- 1922 - William Schallert, American actor (d. 2016)
- 1923 - Wojciech Jaruzelski, Preses o Poland (d. 2014)
- 1935 - Tenzin Gyatso, 14t Dalai Lama
- 1940 - Nursultan Nazarbayev, umwhile Preses o Kazakhstan
- 1945 - Della Purves, Scots botanical airtist (d. 2008)
- 1946 - George W. Bush, 43rd Preses o the Unitit States
- 1946 - Sylvester Stallone, American actor
- 1975 - 50 Cent, American rapper
- 1979 - Kevin Hart, American actor, comedian, writer an producer
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