Historical Events In 2007
Sunday, 09 May 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 in the year 2007.
Jan 01 Angola joins OPEC in the year 2007.
Jan 01 Bulgaria and Romania join the European Union in the year 2007.
Jan 01 On this day in history hong Kong's new smoking law starts. From this day onwards, smoking is prohibited in clubs, karaoke bars, restaurants, and all public places.
Jan 01 Slovenia adopts the euro as its official currency, replacing the tolar in the year 2007.
Jan 01 South Korea's Ban Ki-moon becomes the new United Nations Secretary-General, replacing Kofi Annan on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history war in Somalia: Fighters of the Islamic Courts Union abandon their last stronghold in Kismayo and flee for the Kenyan border.
Jan 02 The new constitution of Gibraltar came into force.  in the year 2007.
Jan 03 In the year 2007 china conducts an anti-terror raid in Xinjiang.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 08 Russian oil supplies to Poland, Germany, and Ukraine are cut as the Russia-Belarus energy dispute escalates; restored 3 days later in the year 2007.
Jan 09 In the year 2007 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 In the year 2007 china successfully tests a ground-based ballistic missile capable of destroying satellites in orbit, drawing criticisms from other countries.
Jan 11 On this day in history 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 in the year 2007.
Jan 12 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 on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history comet McNaught, the brightest comet in over 40 years, makes perihelion.
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 The Greek ship Server breaks in half off the Norwegian coast, releasing over 200 tons of crude oil in the year 2007.
Jan 14 In the year 2007 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 in the year 2007.
Jan 17 On this day in history doomsday Clock is set to 5 minutes to midnight.
Jan 17 In the year 2007 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 on this day in history.
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.  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 on this day in history.
Jan 24 In the year 2007 the Israeli Ministry of Justice announces that the President of Israel, Moshe Katsav, will be charged with rape and abuse of power.
Jan 25 The President of Israel, Moshe Katsav, takes a temporary leave of absence due to a sex scandal on this day in history.