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
- 1483 - Richard III o Ingland is crouned.
- 1535 - Thomas More is executit on the orders o Keeng Henry VIII o Ingland.
- 1553 - Edward VI o Ingland dies agit 15, stairtin a brief succession crisis.
- 1560 - The Treaty o Edinburgh is signed between Scotland an Ingland.
- 1854 - The US Republican Pairty first meets.
- 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 between East Germany an Poland.
- 1957 - Althea Gibson acomes the first black woman tae win a Wimbledon Championships singles tennis title.
- 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.
- 2000 - Germany gets the richt tae host the 2006 FIFA Warld Cup.
- 2003 - Roger Federer wins his first singles title at the Wimbledon Championships.
- 2005 - The 2012 Simmer Olympics are given tae Lunnon.
- 2005 - The G8 summit stairts at Gleneagles in Scotland.
- 2008 - Rafael Nadal wins the men's singles title at the Wimbledon Championships, endin Roger Federer's run o five consecutive titles 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.
- 1781 - Stamford Raffles, founder o Singapore (d. 1826)
- 1796 - Nicholas I o Roushie (d. 1855)
- 1818 - Adolf Anderssen, German chess player (d. 1879)
- 1832 - Emperor Maximilian I o Mexico (d. 1867)
- 1859 - Verner von Heidenstam, Swadish novelist (d. 1940)
- 1887 - Marc Chagall, Roushie-born penter (d. 1985)
- 1907 - Frida Kahlo, Mexican penter (d. 1954)
- 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)
- 1927 - Janet Leigh, American actress (d. 2004)
- 1935 - Tenzin Gyatso, 14t Dalai Lama
- 1940 - Nursultan Nazarbayev, Preses o Kazakhstan
- 1946 - George W. Bush, 43rd Preses o the Unitit States
- 1946 - Sylvester Stallone, American actor
- 1951 - Geoffrey Rush, Australie actor
- 1975 - 50 Cent, American rapper
- 1977 - Max Mirnyi, Belaroushie tennis player
- 1979 - Kevin Hart, American actor, comedian, writer an producer
- 1980 - Pau Gasol, Spaingie basketbaw player
- 1987 - Kate Nash, Inglis sangster
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