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Historical Events In 2007

Saturday, 21 May 2022

May 20   In the year 2007 the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum makes the largest single charitable donation in modern history, committing €7.41 billion to an educational foundation in the Middle East.  

May 21   On this day in history the 19th century ship the Cutty Sark is badly damaged by fire in London, UK.  

May 23   In the year 2007 a.C. Milan beat Liverpool F.C. 2-1 in the UEFA Champions League 2006-07 final at the Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece.  

May 24   General election in the Republic of Ireland. Taoiseach Bertie Ahern and his Fianna Fáil party win a majority of seats for the third election in a row on this day in history.  

May 25   Danish former professional bicyclist Bjarne Riis admitted to having used doping when winning the 1996 Tour de France in the year 2007.  

May 25   On this day in history ozeki Hakuho clinches the Emperor's Cup at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament (Natsu Basho) in Tokyo, Japan.  

May 26   In the year 2007 russia is once again recognized as a full-fledged superpower by the United States. [10]  

May 27   Dario Franchitti wins the 2007 Indianapolis 500 in the year 2007.  

May 27   Radio Caracas Televisión (RCTV) is taken off the air after the government of Venezuela refused to renew its license. This action results in protests. On jul 16, 2007, RCTV resumed broadcasting via cable and satellite on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history riyo Mori was crowned the new Miss Universe 2007 in Mexico City.  

May 29   On this day in history inauguration of newly elected President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the Abuja Eagle Square and first civilian to civilian transfer of power in Nigeria.  

May 31   On this day in history a calendar blue moon occurred in the Western Hemisphere and parts of the Eastern Hemisphere.  

May 31   Valdis Zatlers is elected President of Latvia, defeating Aivars Endzinš in the Latvian presidential election on this day in history.  

Jun 01   A 2100 year old melon is discovered by archaeologists in western Japan[11] on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 2007 u.S. warships bombard a Somali village where Islamic militants had set up a base[12]  

Jun 02   On this day in history four people are charged with a terror plot to blow up JFK International Airport in New York.[13]  

Jun 03   On this day in history the Valley of Geysers in Russia was destroyed by a mudflow.[14]  

Jun 04   Ten people, including a Californian National Guard officer and former Hmong general, are charged over plans to overthrow the Laotian Government.[15][16] on this day in history.  

Jun 05   11 people are killed and 23 others injured in a train crash near Kerang in Victoria, Australia on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history a mass grave in southern Ukraine, found accidentally by workers in may, has been confirmed to be filled with thousands of victims of The Holocaust.[17]  

Jun 05   In the year 2007 nASA's MESSENGER spacecraft made its second fly-by of Venus en route to Mercury.  

Jun 06   The 33rd G8 summit took place amid strong protests in Heiligendamm, Germany in the year 2007.  

Jun 06   On this day in history the Anaheim Ducks defeat the Ottawa Senators 4 games to 1 to win the NHL's Stanley Cup.  

Jun 06   Twelve people are killed by cyclone Gonu in Oman on this day in history.  

Jun 08   In the year 2007 the Space Shuttle Atlantis successfully launched on mission STS-117.  

Jun 10   Lewis Hamilton wins the Canadian Grand Prix becoming the first driver of mixed racial origin to win a Formula One race in the year 2007.  

Jun 10   The 61st Tony Awards, honoring Broadway theatres' best shows, took place at Radio City Music Hall in the year 2007.  

Jun 10   On this day in history the first round of a legislative election was held in France, and a general election was held in Belgium.  

Jun 11   US Senator Larry Craig, a long-time opponent of gay rights, was arrested for lewd conduct in a men's bathroom at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport and pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of disorderly conduct on aug 8 in the year 2007.  

Jun 14   The Green Party enters government for the first time in Ireland, with Fianna Fáil and the Progressive Democrats on this day in history.  

Jun 14   The San Antonio Spurs sweep the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the 2007 NBA Finals in the year 2007.  

Jun 15   Bob Barker airs his last episode of The Price is Right in the year 2007.  

Jun 18   In the year 2007 nine Charleston, South Carolina firefighters are killed by a roof collapse while battling a furniture store fire.  

Jun 18   On this day in history three people are injured and one dead in a shooting near Flinders St in Melbourne.  

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Famous Deaths In 2007

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 2007 death of a. I. Bezzerides, American novelist and screenwriter (b. 1908)  

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   Marais Viljoen, former State President of South Africa (b. 1915) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 2007 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   Magnús Magnússon, Icelandic-born television presenter (b. 1929) died in the year 2007.  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of jane Bolin, first African American female judge (b. 1908)  

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