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What Happened on February 7th This Day in History

Year Name
2021 The 2021 Uttarakhand flood begins.
2016 North Korea launches Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4 into outer space violating multiple UN treaties and prompting condemnation from around the world.
2014 Scientists announce that the Happisburgh footprints in Norfolk, England, date back to more than 800,000 years ago, making them the oldest known hominid footprints outside Africa.
2013 The U.S. state of Mississippi officially certifies the Thirteenth Amendment, becoming the last state to approve the abolition of slavery. The Thirteenth Amendment was formally ratified by Mississippi in 1995.
2012 President Mohamed Nasheed of the Republic of Maldives resigns, after 23 days of anti-governmental protests calling for the release of the Chief Judge unlawfully arrested by the military.
2009 Bushfires in Victoria leave 173 dead in the worst natural disaster in Australia's history.
2001 Space Shuttle program: Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched on mission STS-98, carrying the Destiny laboratory module to the International Space Station.
1999 Crown Prince Abdullah becomes the King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.
1995 Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, is arrested in Islamabad, Pakistan.
1992 The Maastricht Treaty is signed, leading to the creation of the European Union.
1991 Haiti's first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, is sworn in.
1991 The Troubles: The Provisional IRA launches a mortar attack on 10 Downing Street in London, the headquarters of the British government.
1990 Dissolution of the Soviet Union: The Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party agrees to give up its monopoly on power.
1986 Twenty-eight years of one-family rule end in Haiti, when President Jean-Claude Duvalier flees the Caribbean nation.
1984 Space Shuttle program: STS-41-B Mission: Astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart make the first untethered space walk using the Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU).
1979 Pluto moves inside Neptune's orbit for the first time since either was discovered.
1974 Grenada gains independence from the United Kingdom.
1962 The United States bans all Cuban imports and exports.
1951 Korean War: More than 700 suspected communist sympathizers are massacred by South Korean forces.
1944 World War II: In Anzio, Italy, German forces launch a counteroffensive during the Allied Operation Shingle.
1943 World War II: Imperial Japanese Navy forces complete the evacuation of Imperial Japanese Army troops from Guadalcanal during Operation Ke, ending Japanese attempts to retake the island from Allied forces in the Guadalcanal Campaign.
1940 The second full-length animated Walt Disney film, Pinocchio, premieres.
1904 A fire begins in Baltimore, Maryland;
1900 Second Boer War: British troops fail in their third attempt to lift the Siege of Ladysmith.
1900 A Chinese immigrant in San Francisco falls ill to bubonic plague in the first plague epidemic in the continental United States.
1898 Dreyfus affair: Émile Zola is brought to trial for libel for publishing J'Accuse…!
1894 The Cripple Creek miner's strike, led by the Western Federation of Miners, begins in Cripple Creek, Colorado, United States.
1863 HMS Orpheus sinks off the coast of Auckland, New Zealand, killing 189.
1854 A law is approved to found the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. Lectures started October 16, 1855.
1842 Battle of Debre Tabor: Ras Ali Alula, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia defeats warlord Wube Haile Maryam of Semien.
1819 Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles leaves Singapore after just taking it over, leaving it in the hands of William Farquhar.
1813 In the action of 7 February 1813 near the Îles de Los, the frigates Aréthuse and Amelia batter each other, but neither can gain the upper hand.
1812 The strongest in a series of earthquakes strikes New Madrid, Missouri.
1807 Napoleonic Wars: Napoleon finds Bennigsen's Russian forces taking a stand at Eylau. After bitter fighting, the French take the town, but the Russians resume the battle the next day.
1795 The 11th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified.
1783 American Revolutionary War: French and Spanish forces lift the Great Siege of Gibraltar.
1756 Guaraní War: The leader of the Guaraní rebels, Sepé Tiaraju, is killed in a skirmish with Spanish and Portuguese troops.
1497 In Florence, Italy, supporters of Girolamo Savonarola burn cosmetics, art, and books, in a "Bonfire of the vanities".
1365 Albert III of Mecklenburg (King Albert of Sweden) grants city rights to Ulvila (Swedish: Ulvsby).[4]
1313 King Thihathu founds the Pinya Kingdom as the de jure successor state of the Pagan Kingdom.
1301 Edward of Caernarvon (later king Edward II of England) becomes the first English Prince of Wales.
987 Bardas Phokas the Younger and Bardas Skleros, Byzantine generals of the military elite, begin a wide-scale rebellion against Emperor Basil II.
457 Leo I becomes the Eastern Roman emperor.
Famous People Born on February 7

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Year Name
1940 Tony Tan, Singaporean academic and politician, 7th President of Singapore
1934 King Curtis, American saxophonist and producer (d. 1971)
1921 Athol Rowan, South African cricketer (d. 1998)
1946 Gérard Jean-Juste, Haitian priest and activist (d. 2009)
1963 Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, American Naval officer and astronaut
1905 Ulf von Euler, Swedish physiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1983)
1968 Peter Bondra, Ukrainian-Slovak ice hockey player and manager
1992 Ksenia Stolbova, Russian figure skater
1622 Vittoria della Rovere, Italian noble (d. 1694)
1870 Alfred Adler, Austrian-Scottish psychologist and therapist (d. 1937)
Famous People Deaths On February 7

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Date Name
999 Boleslaus II the Pious, Duke of Bohemia (b. 932)
1165 Marshal Stephen of Armenia
1626 William V, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1548)
1964 Sofoklis Venizelos, Greek captain and politician, 133rd Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1894)
1990 Alan Perlis, American computer scientist and academic (b. 1922)
1317 Robert, Count of Clermont (b. 1256)
2003 Augusto Monterroso, Guatemalan author (b. 1921)
1642 William Bedell, English bishop and academic (b. 1571)
2017 Richard Hatch, American actor (b. 1945)
1045 Emperor Go-Suzaku of Japan (b. 1009)