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Events of the Day - 7 June

Can you identify these events, occurring on 7 June of various years?
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1329
Death of Scottish king, leader in the First War of Scottish independence, killer of John Comyn
Robert Bruce
1424
Which Hussite leader triumphs at the Battle of Malešov?
Jan Žižka
1494
Treaty of Tordesillas divides discovered New World territories between Spain and which country?
Portugal
1520
This summit between French and English monarchs begins
Field of the Cloth of Gold
1522
Gustav Vasa purchases ships from Lübeck, traditionally counted as the founding of the navy of this country
Sweden
1628
'Petition of Right' passes in England, limiting the monarch's power to tax without Parliament's permission. Which (later executed) king dissolves parliament in response?
Charles I
1629
This city is destroyed by earthquake in Jamaica
Port Royal
1788
French revolution: 'Day of the Tiles' in which city?
Grenoble
1848
Birth of French Synthetist artist, known for his paintings of women in Tahiti
Paul Gauguin
1868
Birth of Scottish architect and artist, known for his 'Modern Style' and his Glasgow buildings
Charles Rennie Macintosh
1892
USA: this man sits in white train car, resulting in the Supreme Court ruling that states could mandate segregation
Homer Plessy
1905
This country's parliament dissolves its union with Sweden
Norway
1919
In riots in this Maltese city, British soldiers shoot four people dead
Valletta
1927
Piotr Voikov, ambassador from the USSR, is murdered in this country
Poland
1929
By the coming into effect of the Lateran Treaty, this becomes an independent state
Vatican City
1936
In this country, agreements are signed between the state, unions and employers' organisations guaranteeing the right to strike and union organisation
France
1942
End of this battle in the Pacific theatre, inflicting severe damage on Japanese navy and aircraft carriers
Battle of Midway
1948
This Czechoslovak president resigns, refusing to sign the new Constitution (also served in the interwar period)
Edvard Beneš
1948
Anti-Jewish riots begin in this country, then a French protectorate
Morocco
1981
Operation Opera: Israel conducts an airstrike on a nuclear reactor in this country
Iraq
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