Historical Events In 2007
Sunday, 16 January 2022
Jun 20 In the year 2007 the Argentinian team Boca Juniors beat the Brazilian team Grêmio to win the Copa Libertadores 2007.
Jun 22 An F5 tornado tears through Elie, Manitoba, no injuries are reported on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 2007 south Lake Tahoe - A wildfire starts eventually destroying 254 homes in the area.
Jun 24 On this day in history the refurbished Millennium Dome, now called The O2, reopens in London.
Jun 25 Following the wettest jun on record, Sheffield and South Yorkshire are affected by flooding. Much of Sheffield, Doncaster and Rotherham is flooded when the River Don breaches its banks in the year 2007.
Jun 25 Groundbreaking of the Chicago Spire on this day in history.
Jun 25 On this day in history intense heatwaves begin to hit Southeast Europe as temperatures reach 46c in Bulgaria and Greece.
Jun 25 In the year 2007 wWE wrestler Chris Benoit, his wife Nancy Benoit, and son Daniel, are found dead as the result of a murder-suicide that took place over the previous weekend.
Jun 27 The military police of the state of Rio de Janeiro invades the favela of Complexo do Alemão ending in a massacre in the year 2007.
Jun 27 On this day in history tony Blair resigns as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; New Labour Party leader Gordon Brown is appointed Prime Minister by Queen Elizabeth II.
Jun 28 In the aftermath of Greece's worst heatwave in a century, at least 11 people are reported dead from heatstroke, approximately 200 wildfires break out nationwide, and the country's electricity grid nearly collapses due to record breaking demand on this day in history.
Jun 29 Apple's new iPhone is released in the US in the year 2007.
Jun 29 British police defuse a bomb in Haymarket, Central London. on this day in history.
Jun 30 A calendar blue moon occurred in most of the Eastern Hemisphere on this day in history.
Jun 30 In the year 2007 a Jeep Cherokee drove into the entrance of the main terminal of Glasgow International Airport in an apparent terrorist incident, resulting in a petrol-driven fire.
Jun 30 On this day in history a parliamentary election was held in Papua New Guinea.
Jun 30 The FIFA U-20 World Cup 2007 soccer tournament takes place in Canada on this day in history.
Jun 30 The Hawaii Superferry arrives in Honolulu after a 7,600 mile journey from Mobile, Alabama in the year 2007.
Jul 01 In the year 2007 a law goes into effect lowering the voting age in Austria from 18 to 16 in federal elections.
Jul 01 On this day in history hong Kong celebrates 10 years of Chinese rule.
Jul 01 In the year 2007 portugal takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from Germany.
Jul 01 In the year 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.
Jul 01 Smoking in public and work places is banned in England on this day in history.
Jul 01 On this day in history smoking is banned in pubs and clubs in New South Wales and Victoria, Australia.
Jul 01 On this day in history the Concert For Diana is held at Wembley Stadium to commemorate Diana, Princess of Wales.
Jul 02 10th anniversary of the collapse of the Thai baht, which triggered the Asian Financial Crisis on this day in history.
Jul 02 Venus and Saturn are in conjunction, separation 46 arcsecs in the year 2007.
Jul 03 In the year 2007 torrential rains cause the onset of the 2007 Sudan floods, the worst in the Sudan's history.
Jul 04 After being held for 114 days, Alan Johnston was finally freed in the year 2007.
Jul 04 Sochi is elected as the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics, during the 119th International Olympic Committee Session in Guatemala City on this day in history.
Jul 04 The 50-star U.S. flag becomes the longest-flying American flag, replacing the 48-star flag that flew from 1912 to 1959 in the year 2007.
Jul 07 On this day in history live Earth Concerts are held throughout 9 major cities around the world.
Jul 07 The 2007 Tour de France begins, with the grand départ being from London on this day in history.
Jul 07 On this day in history the Asian Cup 2007 Football (Soccer) tournament begins, taking place in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam.