July 7 is the 188th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 177 days remain until the end of the year.
We have some interesting facts & historic events all about July 7th , including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about July 7th in history!
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- International Chocolate Day
- National Macaroni Day
- Tell The Truth Day
- International Chocolate Day
- Global Forgiveness Day
- National Strawberry Sundae Day
What Happened On This Day – July 7
2005: Coordinated terrorist bomb blasts strike London’s public transport system during the morning rush hour killing 52 and injuring 700.
1991: Brioni Declaration is signed
The agreement was signed by Slovenia, Croatia, and Yugoslavia on the Brioni islands in Croatia. The agreement marked the end of hostilities that began with the Slovenian War of Independence. Also known as the Ten Day War, the conflict began after Slovenia declared independence from Yugoslavia.
1985: Boris Becker becomes the youngest person to win Wimbledon at age 17
The German tennis player beat American Kevin Curren.
1981: Sandra Day O’Connor is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court
Appointed by President Ronald Reagan, O’Connor is the first woman to be appointed to the highest court in the United States.
1958: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Alaska Statehood Act into law
Under the law, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States of America on January 3, 1959.
1947: Roswell UFO sighting
An object crashed into a ranch near Roswell, New Mexico raising speculations that the object was an extraterrestrial spacecraft containing alien life forms.
1937: Japanese and Chinese troops clash at the Marco Polo Bridge, beginning the Second Sino-Japanese War.
1901: Guangxu Emperor of China with court officials and European officers, 1901
1900: Hotel del Coronado, Coronado Beach, California photochrom print. circa 1900 (near San Diego, CA) (by William Henry Jackson)
1865: The crowd watches on as Mary Surratt (left), Lewis Powell, David Herold and George Atzerodt (Lincoln Co-Conspirators) hang from the gallows at the Old Arsenal Penitentiary. Photograph by Alexander Gardner. July 7, 1865
These people were involved in the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Ex US President.
1865: Photo: The four Lincoln conspirators executed by hanging, July 7, 1865
1880: Two Kanak warriors posing with penis gourds and spears in New Caledonia, around 1880
1807: The first Treaty of Tilsit is signed by Napoleon I of France and Alexander I of Russia.
1456: Joan of Arc was declared innocent of the charges that had condemned her to death – twenty-five years after she had been burned for heresy.
Births On This Day, July 7
1940: Ringo Starr, British singer-songwriter, musician, actor
1933: David McCullough, American historian, author
1907: Robert A. Heinlein, American writer
1906: Satchel Paige, American baseball player
1860: Gustav Mahler, Austrian composer
MS Dhoni was born.
Ringo Starr was born.
Kim Bum was born.
Deaths On This Day, July 7
2008: Bruce Conner, American painter, photographer, director
2006: Syd Barrett, English singer-songwriter, guitarist
1930: Arthur Conan Doyle, Scottish physician, author
1865: Mary Surratt, American conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
1307: Edward I of England
Robert Downey Sr. died.
Edward I died.
Arthur Conan Doyle died.