Historical Events In 2007
Friday, 14 May 2021
May 20 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 in the year 2007.
May 21 The 19th century ship the Cutty Sark is badly damaged by fire in London, UK on this day in history.
May 23 A.C. Milan beat Liverpool F.C. 2-1 in the UEFA Champions League 2006-07 final at the Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece on this day in history.
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 in the year 2007.
May 25 Danish former professional bicyclist Bjarne Riis admitted to having used doping when winning the 1996 Tour de France on this day in history.
May 25 Ozeki Hakuho clinches the Emperor's Cup at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament (Natsu Basho) in Tokyo, Japan in the year 2007.
May 26 Russia is once again recognized as a full-fledged superpower by the United States.  on this day in history.
May 27 Dario Franchitti wins the 2007 Indianapolis 500 on this day in history.
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 in the year 2007.
May 28 Riyo Mori was crowned the new Miss Universe 2007 in Mexico City in the year 2007.
May 29 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 in the year 2007.
May 31 In the year 2007 a calendar blue moon occurred in the Western Hemisphere and parts of the Eastern Hemisphere.
May 31 On this day in history valdis Zatlers is elected President of Latvia, defeating Aivars Endzinš in the Latvian presidential election.
Jun 01 A 2100 year old melon is discovered by archaeologists in western Japan in the year 2007.
Jun 01 U.S. warships bombard a Somali village where Islamic militants had set up a base in the year 2007.
Jun 02 In the year 2007 four people are charged with a terror plot to blow up JFK International Airport in New York.
Jun 03 The Valley of Geysers in Russia was destroyed by a mudflow. on this day in history.
Jun 04 In the year 2007 ten people, including a Californian National Guard officer and former Hmong general, are charged over plans to overthrow the Laotian Government.
Jun 05 In the year 2007 11 people are killed and 23 others injured in a train crash near Kerang in Victoria, Australia.
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.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 06 The Anaheim Ducks defeat the Ottawa Senators 4 games to 1 to win the NHL's Stanley Cup on this day in history.
Jun 06 Twelve people are killed by cyclone Gonu in Oman on this day in history.
Jun 08 The Space Shuttle Atlantis successfully launched on mission STS-117 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 10 The first round of a legislative election was held in France, and a general election was held in Belgium in the year 2007.
Jun 11 On this day in history 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.
Jun 14 The Green Party enters government for the first time in Ireland, with Fianna Fáil and the Progressive Democrats in the year 2007.
Jun 14 On this day in history the San Antonio Spurs sweep the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the 2007 NBA Finals.
Jun 15 Bob Barker airs his last episode of The Price is Right on this day in history.
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.