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Historical Events In 2007

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 01   Adam Air Flight 574, a routine domestic flight in Indonesia, disappears; debris are found 10 days later, but the aircraft remains missing on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Angola joins OPEC on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 2007 bulgaria and Romania join the European Union.  

Jan 01   Hong Kong's new smoking law starts. From this day onwards, smoking is prohibited in clubs, karaoke bars, restaurants, and all public places in the year 2007.  

Jan 01   Slovenia adopts the euro as its official currency, replacing the tolar on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history south Korea's Ban Ki-moon becomes the new United Nations Secretary-General, replacing Kofi Annan.  

Jan 01   War in Somalia: Fighters of the Islamic Courts Union abandon their last stronghold in Kismayo and flee for the Kenyan border on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 2007 the new constitution of Gibraltar came into force. [1]  

Jan 03   China conducts an anti-terror raid in Xinjiang on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Nancy Pelosi becomes the first female speaker of the United States House of Representatives on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Taiwan High Speed Rail open between Taipei and Kaohsiung on this day in history.  

Jan 05   War in Somalia: The first shots are fired in the battle for control of the border town of Ras Kamboni in the year 2007.  

Jan 08   Russian oil supplies to Poland, Germany, and Ukraine are cut as the Russia-Belarus energy dispute escalates; restored 3 days later on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history an AerianTur-M Antonov An-26 crashes in Balad, Iraq. The Islamic Army in Iraq claims to have shot it down.  

Jan 09   War in Somalia: U.S. planes conduct air strikes in Somalia against suspected terrorists in the year 2007.  

Jan 10   U.S. President George W. Bush announces a plan to station 21,500 additional troops in Iraq on this day in history.  

Jan 11   China successfully tests a ground-based ballistic missile capable of destroying satellites in orbit, drawing criticisms from other countries on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 2007 in Bangladesh, a state of emergency is declared by caretaker President Iajuddin Ahmed, following weeks of violent protests preceding upcoming parliamentary elections.  

Jan 11   Vietnam joins the World Trade Organization as its 150th member on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history an Argentine judge issues a warrant for the arrest of former President Isabel Martínez de Perón in connection with the disappearance of a human rights worker in 1976.  

Jan 12   Comet McNaught, the brightest comet in over 40 years, makes perihelion on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 2007 the US Embassy in Athens is attacked with a rocket propelled grenade, which caused minimal damage and no injuries.  

Jan 13   On this day in history the Greek ship Server breaks in half off the Norwegian coast, releasing over 200 tons of crude oil.  

Jan 14   On this day in history nazanin Fatehi, a 19 year old Iranian girl previously sentenced to death for killing a man she claimed tried to rape her niece, is exonerated, as her re-trial comes to an end  

Jan 14   The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement officially adopts the Red Crystal as a non-religious emblem for use in its overseas operations on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Doomsday Clock is set to 5 minutes to midnight in the year 2007.  

Jan 17   On this day in history hurricane force winds from storm Kyrill claim at least 40 lives in western Europe.  

Jan 17   In the year 2007 protests occur in India and the United Kingdom against the British series of Celebrity Big Brother after Jade Goody, Danielle Lloyd and Jo O'Meara were alleged to have been racially abusive towards Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty.  

Jan 18   Comet McNaught, the brightest comet to appear in over 40 years, becomes visible over the Southern Hemisphere. Hurricane Kyrill creates havoc as it passes across northern Europe.jan 18 - The strongest storm in the UK for 17 years kills 14 people, Germany sees the worst storm since 1999 with 13 deaths. Hurricane Kyrill, caused at least 44 deaths across 20 countries in Western Europe. Other losses include the Container Ship MSC Napoli destroyed by the storm of the coast of Devon, England in the year 2007.  

Jan 19   Israel released $100 million in frozen assets to President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian National Authority in order to bolster the president's position. [2] on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history yokozuna Asashoryu won the Emperor's Cup at the New Year's Grand Sumo Tournament (Hatsu Basho) in Tokyo, Japan.  

Jan 22   A bombing in a market in Baghdad, Iraq kills 88 people in the year 2007.  

Jan 24   The Israeli Ministry of Justice announces that the President of Israel, Moshe Katsav, will be charged with rape and abuse of power on this day in history.  

Jan 25   The President of Israel, Moshe Katsav, takes a temporary leave of absence due to a sex scandal in the year 2007.  

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Famous Deaths In 2007

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   A. I. Bezzerides, American novelist and screenwriter (b. 1908) died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Teddy Kollek, Austrian-born mayor of Jerusalem (b. 1911) died in the year 2007.  

Jan 03   In the year 2007 death of william Verity Jr., United States Secretary of Commerce 1987-1989 (b. 1917)  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of marais Viljoen, former State President of South Africa (b. 1915)  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of momofuku Ando, inventor of instant noodles and cup noodles (b. 1910)  

Jan 06   Roberta Wohlstetter, military historian and strategist (b. 1912) died in the year 2007.  

Jan 07   In the year 2007 death of magnús Magnússon, Icelandic-born television presenter (b. 1929)  

Jan 08   In the year 2007 death of jane Bolin, first African American female judge (b. 1908)  

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