Historical Events In July - 01
Sunday, 26 May 2019
1990 On this day in history in Victoria, Australia, helmetless bike riding becomes illegal
1990 On July - 01 anna Palk, actress (Play it Cool, Frozen Dead), dies of cancer at 48
1991 On July - 01 warsaw Pact officially disbanded
1991 Joost Baljeu, painter/founder-editor Structure, dies on July - 01.
1992 On this day in history franco Cristaldi, Italian producer (Amarcord), dies
1994 Johanna Ader-Appels, resistance fighter/author, dies on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history bruce Mitchell, S Afr cricketer (leading Test scorer with 3471), dies
1996 Alfred Marks, actor (Fanny Hill, Desert Mice), dies at 75 on July - 01.
1997 China regains sovereignty of Hong Kong on July - 01.
2007 A law goes into effect lowering the voting age in Austria from 18 to 16 in federal elections on July - 01.
2007 On this day in history hong Kong celebrates 10 years of Chinese rule.
2007 On this day in history portugal takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from Germany.
2007 Russia is composed of 85 federal subjects instead of 86 as Koryak Autonomous Okrug and Kamchatka Oblast were merged into the Kamchatka Krai following a 2005 referendum on this day in history.
2007 On this day in history smoking in public and work places is banned in England.
2007 On this day in history smoking is banned in pubs and clubs in New South Wales and Victoria, Australia.
2007 The Concert For Diana is held at Wembley Stadium to commemorate Diana, Princess of Wales on July - 01.
2010 Belgium takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from Spain on July - 01.
2012 On this day in history 17 people are killed and 45 injured in an attack on two churches in Garissa, Kenya
2013 On this day in history demonstrations occur across Egypt with 15 million people calling for the resignation of their President, Mohammed Morsi
2014 Jennifer Love Hewitt joins the CBS series "Criminal Minds" on this day in history.
2017 Ethiopian politician, Tedros Adhanom takes office as first African Director-General of the World Health Organisation on this day in history.
2017 On July - 01 canada celebrates 150 years since its formation
2017 Brazilian police arrest drug kingpin Luiz Carlos da Rocha in Sorriso on July - 01.
2017 Mexican police kill 19 gunmen in drug-related shootout in northern state of Sinaloa on this day in history.
2018 Mexician General election: Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador elected President of Mexico on July - 01.
2018 Colombia's Chiribiquete National Park declared a world heritage site by the UN on this day in history.
2018 Suicide bombing targeting Sikh community kills at least 19 people in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on this day in history.
2018 French gangster Redoine Faid escapes the Sud-Francilien prison in Réau, France by helicopter on this day in history.
2018 On July - 01 canada's retaliatory tariffs against the US's steel tariffs take effect, 25% on some steel, 10% on 250 other goods
2018 On this day in history nationwide protests over Trump administration immigration policies in the US
2018 NBA super star LeBron James agrees to a 4-year $154m deal with the LA Lakers, moving from Cleveland Cavaliers on this day in history.
2018 On July - 01 pGA Women's Championship, Kemper Lakes GC: Park Sung-hyun of South Korea wins in a playoff with Nasa Hataoka & Ryu So-yeon
2018 US Open Seniors Golf, Broadmoor GC: David Toms wins by 1 stroke from Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Jerry Kelly & Tim Petrovic on this day in history.