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What Happened on July 7th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 Boris Johnson announces his resignation as leader of the Conservative Party following days of pressure from the Members of Parliament (MPs) during the July 2022 United Kingdom government crisis.
2019 The United States women's national soccer team defeated the Netherlands 2–0 at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Final in Lyon, France.
2016 Ex-US Army soldier Micah Xavier Johnson shoots fourteen policemen during an anti-police protest in downtown Dallas, Texas, killing five of them. He is subsequently killed by a robot-delivered bomb.
2013 A De Havilland Otter air taxi crashes in Soldotna, Alaska, killing ten people.
2012 At least 172 people are killed in a flash flood in the Krasnodar Krai region of Russia.
2007 The first Live Earth benefit concert was held in 11 locations around the world.
2005 A series of four explosions occurs on London's transport system, killing 56 people, including four suicide bombers, and injuring over 700 others.
2003 NASA Opportunity rover, MER-B or Mars Exploration Rover–B, was launched into space aboard a Delta II rocket.
1997 The Turkish Armed Forces withdraw from northern Iraq after assisting the Kurdistan Democratic Party in the Iraqi Kurdish Civil War.
1992 The New York Court of Appeals rules that women have the same right as men to go topless in public.
1991 Yugoslav Wars: The Brioni Agreement ends the ten-day independence war in Slovenia against the rest of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
1985 Boris Becker becomes the youngest male player ever to win Wimbledon at age 17.
1983 Cold War: Samantha Smith, a US schoolgirl, flies to the Soviet Union at the invitation of Secretary General Yuri Andropov.
1981 US President Ronald Reagan nominates Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female member of the Supreme Court of the United States.
1980 Institution of sharia law in Iran.
1980 During the Lebanese Civil War, 83 Tiger militants are killed during what will be known as the Safra massacre.
1978 The Solomon Islands becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
1963 Buddhist crisis: Police commanded by Ngô Đình Nhu, brother and chief political adviser of South Vietnam President Ngo Dinh Diem, attacked a group of American journalists who were covering a protest.
1962 Alitalia Flight 771 crashes in Junnar, Maharashtra, India, killing 94 people.
1959 Venus occults the star Regulus. This rare event is used to determine the diameter of Venus and the structure of the Venusian atmosphere.
1958 US President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Alaska Statehood Act into law.
1953 Ernesto "Che" Guevara sets out on a trip through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador.
1952 The ocean liner SS United States passes Bishop Rock on her maiden voyage, breaking the transatlantic speed record to become the fastest passenger ship in the world.
1946 Mother Francesca S. Cabrini becomes the first American to be canonized.
1946 Howard Hughes nearly dies when his XF-11 reconnaissance aircraft prototype crashes in a Beverly Hills neighborhood.
1944 World War II: Largest Banzai charge of the Pacific War at the Battle of Saipan.
1941 The US occupation of Iceland replaces the UK's occupation.
1937 The Marco Polo Bridge Incident (Lugou Bridge) provides the Imperial Japanese Army with a pretext for starting the Second Sino-Japanese War (China-Japan War).
1937 The Peel Commission Report recommends the partition of Palestine, which was the first formal recommendation for partition in the history of Palestine.
1930 Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser begins construction of Boulder Dam (now known as Hoover Dam).
1928 Sliced bread is sold for the first time (on the inventor's 48th birthday) by the Chillicothe Baking Company of Chillicothe, Missouri.
1916 The New Zealand Labour Party was founded in Wellington.
1915 The First Battle of the Isonzo comes to an end.
1915 Colombo Town Guard officer Henry Pedris is executed in British Ceylon for allegedly inciting persecution of Muslims.
1911 The United States, UK, Japan, and Russia sign the North Pacific Fur Seal Convention of 1911 banning open-water seal hunting, the first international treaty to address wildlife preservation issues.
1907 Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. staged his first Follies on the roof of the New York Theater in New York City.
1898 US President William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United States.
1892 The Katipunan is established, the discovery of which by Spanish authorities initiated the Philippine Revolution.
1865 Four conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are hanged.
1863 The United States begins its first military draft; exemptions cost $300.
1846 US troops occupy Monterey and Yerba Buena, thus beginning the US conquest of California.
1834 In New York City, four nights of rioting against abolitionists began.
1807 The first Treaty of Tilsit between France and Russia is signed, ending hostilities between the two countries in the War of the Fourth Coalition.
1798 As a result of the XYZ Affair, the US Congress rescinds the Treaty of Alliance with France sparking the "Quasi-War".
1777 American forces retreating from Fort Ticonderoga are defeated in the Battle of Hubbardton.
1770 The Battle of Larga between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire takes place.
1667 An English fleet completes the destruction of a French merchant fleet off Fort St Pierre, Martinique during the Second Anglo-Dutch War.
1585 The Treaty of Nemours abolishes tolerance to Protestants in France.
1575 The Raid of the Redeswire is the last major battle between England and Scotland.
1534 Jacques Cartier makes his first contact with aboriginal peoples in what is now Canada.
1520 Spanish conquistadores defeat a larger Aztec army at the Battle of Otumba.
1456 A retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her execution.
1124 The city of Tyre falls to the Venetian Crusade after a siege of nineteen weeks.
Famous People Born on July 7

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Year Name
1909 Gottfried von Cramm, German tennis player (d. 1976)
1930 Hank Mobley, American saxophonist and composer (d. 1986)
1906 Satchel Paige, American baseball player and coach (d. 1982)
1528 Archduchess Anna of Austria (d. 1590)
1891 Tadamichi Kuribayashi, Japanese general and poet (d. 1945)
1986 Ana Kasparian, American journalist and producer
1941 John Fru Ndi, Cameroonian politician
1975 Tony Benshoof, American luger
1976 Bérénice Bejo, Argentinian-French actress
1937 Tung Chee-hwa, Hong Kong businessman and politician, 1st Chief Executive of Hong Kong
Famous People Deaths On July 7

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Date Name
1964 Lillian Copeland, American discus thrower and shot putter (b. 1904)
2001 Fred Neil, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1936)
1927 Gösta Mittag-Leffler, Swedish mathematician and academic (b. 1846)
1568 William Turner, British ornithologist and botanist (b. 1508)
1021 Fujiwara no Akimitsu, Japanese bureaucrat (b. 944)
1999 Julie Campbell Tatham, American author (b. 1908)
1865 George Atzerodt (b. 1833)
1647 Thomas Hooker, English minister, founded the Colony of Connecticut (b. 1586)
2011 Allan W. Eckert, American historian and author (b. 1931)
1930 Arthur Conan Doyle, British writer (b. 1859)