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Historical Events In 2007

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Jul 07   Venus Williams wins the Women's Singles, at Wimbledon for a fourth time in the year 2007.  

Jul 08   On this day in history boeing launches the new Boeing 787.  

Jul 08   Roger Federer wins the Men's Singles, at Wimbledon for a fifth time in a row on this day in history.  

Jul 09   While celebrating Argentinean Independence Day, snow falls in Buenos Aires for the first time in almost 100 years in the year 2007.  

Jul 10   On this day in history 2007 Major League Baseball All-Star Game in San Francisco (AL 5, NL 4)  

Jul 10   In the year 2007 a Cessna 310R twin-engine airplane crashes into two homes in Sanford, Florida, killing three adults and two children.  

Jul 10   On this day in history zheng Xiaoyu, head of State Food and Drug Administration of the People's Republic of China executed.  

Jul 11   The ninth All Africa Games kick off in Algiers, Algeria on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Queen Elizabeth II visits the world's largest Commonwealth war grave in Ypres, Belgium to pay respects to fallen soldiers of the Battle of Passchendaele in the year 2007.  

Jul 12   Stan Zemanek, Australian radio personality (b.1947) on this day in history.  

Jul 13   In the year 2007 the 15th Pan Am Games opens in Rio de Janeiro.  

Jul 14   Following a presidential decree, Russia withdraws from the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Brazil defeats Argentina 3-0 in the Copa América 2007 Final on this day in history.  

Jul 15   On this day in history in Tacoma, Washington, the second span of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge opens to traffic, making it the longest twin suspension bridge in the world.  

Jul 16   Britain expels four Russian diplomats in response to a refusal by the Russians to extradite Andrei Lugovoi, suspected to be behind the murder of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko in London in the year 2007.  

Jul 16   Earthquake occurs in Japan, killing seven and causing a pipe at a nuclear power plant to break and release about 300 gallons of radioactive water on this day in history.  

Jul 17   Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick and three other men on charges related to their alleged operation of a dogfighting ring based at one of Vick's properties in southeastern Virginia. Vick was later suspended indefinitely in aug by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and is now serving his sentence of 23 months in federal prison on this day in history.  

Jul 17   TAM Linhas Aéreas Flight 3054 overruns the runway of Congonhas-São Paulo International Airport and crashes, killing all 186 and others on the ground in the year 2007.  

Jul 18   On this day in history at the height of rush hour in New York City a major steam pipe bursts, releasing millions of gallons of boiling water and super heated steam. Only one fatality occurred; a pedestrian who went into cardiac arrest.  

Jul 18   Nelson Mandela convenes a group of world leaders to contribute their wisdom, independent leadership and integrity to tackle some of the world's toughest problems as he turns 89 on this day in history.  

Jul 19   Ol Doinyo Lengai mountain erupts, bringing a stop to the daily week long tremors experienced in Nairobi and Northern Tanzania in the year 2007.  

Jul 19   Prathiba Patil is elected as the first female President of India on this day in history.  

Jul 19   On this day in history russia expels four British embassy staff in a tit-for-tat response over Britain's expulsion of four of Russia's diplomats. Russia also refuses to cooperate with Britain over the war on terror.  

Jul 19   In the year 2007 the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 14,000 for the first time in history.  

Jul 21   In the year 2007 the final epic novel in J.K. Rowling's bestselling series Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, was released selling over 8 million copies in the first 24 hours.  

Jul 21   U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney serves as Acting President for two and a half hours, while President George W. Bush undergoes a colonoscopy procedure on this day in history.  

Jul 22   Floods cause chaos through wide areas of Britain, especially the counties of Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Oxfordshire, leaving hundreds homeless and thousands of vehicles stranded on major roads in the year 2007.  

Jul 22   In the year 2007 parliamentary elections took place in Turkey.  

Jul 22   In the year 2007 yokozuna Asashoryu conquers the Emperor's Cup at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament (Nagoya Basho) in Nagoya, Japan.  

Jul 27   Nikola Radosavljevic shot dead nine people in village Jabukovac in eastern Serbia and wounded two on this day in history.  

Jul 27   On this day in history two television news helicopters collide in midair while covering a police chase in Phoenix, Arizona, killing both pilots and two photojournalists.  

Jul 29   Iraq wins its first Asian Cup football championship, beating Saudi Arabia 1-0 in the year 2007.  

Jul 29   On this day in history the ruling coalition of Japan lost its majority in the upper house after the election.  

Jul 30   On this day in history new British Prime Minister Gordon Brown visits U.S. President George W. Bush for the first time as Prime Minister.  

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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   In the year 2007 death of teddy Kollek, Austrian-born mayor of Jerusalem (b. 1911)  

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

Jan 04   In the year 2007 death of marais Viljoen, former State President of South Africa (b. 1915)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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