Historical Events In 2007
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Sep 26 On this day in history emperor Akihito formally swears in Yasuo Fukuda as the 91st Prime Minister of Japan.
Sep 26 On this day in history first confirmed deaths resulting from the Myanmar military's crackdown on weeks long anti-government protests. Buddhist monks are arrested and Internet access is cut from the public.
Sep 26 In the year 2007 in southern Vietnam the Can Tho Bridge, which is under construction, collapses, killing scores of workers.
Sep 30 Parliamentary re-elections occur in Ukraine after Ukrainian President Victor Yuschenko dismisses Parliament in the year 2007.
Oct 01 The minimum age for purchasing tobacco products is raised from 16 to 18 across England and Wales in the year 2007.
Oct 02 Los Ríos Region of Chile officially begins its functions as a new region on this day in history.
Oct 02 On this day in history the second Inter-Korean Summit begins. South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun and North Korean leader Kim Jong-il meet in Pyongyang.
Oct 04 On this day in history spanish authorities arrest 22 people associated with the banned Batasuna party which campaigns for Basque independence, but also has ties to the terrorist group ETA.
Oct 06 Presidential election occurs in Pakistan in the year 2007.
Oct 08 In the year 2007 track and field star Marion Jones surrenders her five Olympic medals she won in the 2000 Sydney Games after admitting to doping.
Oct 09 In the year 2007 an election is held in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Oct 10 On this day in history an election and referendum in the Canadian province of Ontario takes place.
Oct 10 In the year 2007 the SuccessTech Academy school shooting occurs in Cleveland, Ohio.
Oct 11 On this day in history a small private plane crashes into a house in the Fontibon neighborhood near the El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá, Colombia, killing 5 on board and 2 in the house.
Oct 13 In the year 2007 local Government Elections are held in New Zealand.
Oct 15 Sir Menzies Campbell resigns as leader of the British Liberal Democrats in the year 2007.
Oct 15 The 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China takes place on this day in history.
Oct 17 Whitehaven, England becomes the first place in the United Kingdom to have one of its analogue terrestrial television signals switched off as part of digital switchover in the year 2007.
Oct 18 After 8 years in exile, Benazir Bhutto returns to her homeland Pakistan. The same night, suicide attackers blow themselves up near Bhutto's convoy, killing 136 in the cheering crowd, including 20 police officers. Bhutto escaped uninjured on this day in history.
Oct 19 A gas explosion rocked Glorietta, a shopping mall in Makati, Philippines which killed 11 and injured more than 100 people on this day in history.
Oct 20 Georgia's governor Sonny Perdue declares state of emergency due to drought conditions in the year 2007.
Oct 20 In the year 2007 jungle (open) primary election are held for governor and the legislature of the U.S. state of Louisiana.
Oct 20 In the year 2007 south Africa defeats England at the Rugby World Cup 2007 final in Stade de France, Paris.
Oct 20 Wildfires in Southern California result in the evacuation of more than 1,000,000 people and destroying over 1,600 homes and businesses in the year 2007.
Oct 21 On this day in history civic Platform led by Donald Tusk wins a snap parliamentary election in Poland.
Oct 21 In the year 2007 first round of the presidential elections in Slovenia. The second round is to be held on nov 11.
Oct 21 In the year 2007 kimi Räikkönen is crowned world champion as the 2007 Formula One season ends at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Oct 21 Parliamentary elections in Switzerland on this day in history.
Oct 23 The Space Shuttle Discovery successfully launched on mission STS-120 in the year 2007.
Oct 24 In the year 2007 in the space of a few hours, Comet Holmes develops a coma and flares up to half a million times its former brightness, becoming visible to the naked eye. Its coma would later become larger in volume than the Sun, making it the second comet to do so in 2007 after Comet McNaught.
Oct 25 The first Airbus A380 passenger flight, operating for Singapore Airlines, with flight number SQ380, flew scheduled service between Singapore and Sydney, Australia on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 2007 apple Inc. launch the sixth major release of their Mac OS X operating system entitled, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.
Oct 28 Elections in Argentina for the President and members of the National Congress. Cristina Fernández de Kirchner wins presidential elections and becomes the first female elected president in Argentina on this day in history.
Oct 28 The Boston Red Sox win the 2007 World Series in a four-game sweep against the Colorado Rockies on this day in history.