June 7

History events
1233 — (21st of Sivan, 4993) Today, for the first time, ….. Jews were ordered to wear distinctive clothing was mandated in Spain. The following year Pope Gregory IX developed guidelines for this, sent in the form of a letter to the King of Navarra: «Since we desire that Jews be recognizable and distinguished from Christians, we order you to impose upon each and every Jew of both sexes a sign, viz, one round patch of yellow cloth of linen to be worn on the uppermost garment.»
1355 — (27st of Sivan, 5115) Attack on the Alcana (smaller Jewry) of Toledo by the enemies of Samuel ha-Levi; 1,200 injured
1365 — (16st of Sivan, 5125) Urban V issued “Sicuti judaeis non debet” a Papal Bull that forbade people from molesting Jews or forcing them to be baptized
1798 — (Sivan 23, 5528) In Pesaro, Italy Jews were murdered following the retreat of the French Army. The day became a fast day
1939 — (20st of Sivan, 5699) Another ship attempting to land 260 illegal (Jewish) immigrants north of Haifa was captured today
1942 — (22st of Sivan, 5702) The Jewish Yellow Star is made mandatory in Occupied France
1944 — (16st of Sivan, 5704) The first phase of the deportation and mass murder of the Hungarian Jews is complete. Nearly 290,000 Jews have been killed in 23 days
1947 — (19st of Sivan, 5707) The Oujda and Jerada pogrom which took place in northeastern Morocco began today
1967 — (28st of Iyar, 5727) Six-Day War. ….. Israel captured the Old City of Jerusalem uniting the city for the first time since the establishment of the state. Today at 10:15, with the radio confirmation, «The Temple Mount is in our hands,» the Israeli flag was raised above the Western wall; 1967: “David Rubinger, an Austrian-born photojournalist, chronicled the birth of the modern state of Israel, its leaders, its triumphs” took the iconic photo, of the Israeli paratroopers Zion Karasanti, Yitzhak Yifat and Haim Oshri at the Western Wall today
1967 — (28st of Iyar, 5727) Israeli forces captured Jericho, Bethlehem, Sharm-el-Sheikh, and lifted the blockade of the Gulf of Eilat. The entire Jordanian bulge on the western bank of the Jordan came under Israeli control. Hostilities between Israel and Jordan came to an end upon their acceptance of the cease-fire demanded by the Security Council of the U.N., 1967.
1967 — (28st of Iyar, 5727) On the third day of fighting, the IAF destroyed hundreds of Egyptian vehicles trying to flee across the Sinai in convoys and trapped thousands more in narrow Sinai passes.
1967 — (28st of Iyar, 5727) By the end of the third day Jordan’s air force of 34 combat aircraft had essentially ceased to exist and the Jordanian military was no longer in the fight.
1967 — (28st of Iyar, 5727) A successful joint attack by armor units and elements of the Golani led to the capture of Nablus this afternoon
1981 — (5st of Sivan, 5741) The Israeli air force attacks and destroys the Iraq nuclear reactor at Osiriq. Both the United States and leaders in the Israeli opposition condemned Menachem Begin. After Operation Desert storm the American State department belatedly praised his actions, admitting it had saved countless lives

1874 — (22nd of Sivan, 5634) Eighty-seven year old Karaite archeologist Abraham ben Samuel Firkovich passed away today
1996 — (20th of Sivan, 5756) Max Factor passed away. Factor arrived in the United States at the start of the 20th century. He was a pioneer in the cosmetics industry who parlayed his work with Hollywood movie stars into his own cosmetics company, the name of which survives under the Max Factor Cosmetics label