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July 7th, 2007 (July 07 2007)EventPope Benedict XVI issues the Apostolic Letter Summorum Pontificum, removing restrictions on celebrating the old Tridentine Mass.
July 7th, 2007 (July 07 2007)EventWorldwide performances by charity event Live Earth.
July 7th, 2005 (July 07 2005)EventA series of four terrorist explosions occur on London s transport system killing 56 people, including four suicide bombers.
July 7th, 2005 (July 07 2005)EventInfluenced by Live 8, the G8 leaders pledge to double 2004 levels of aid to Africa from US$25 to US$50 billion by the year 2010.
July 7th, 2003 (July 07 2003)EventThe United Communist Party of Armenia is formed.
July 7th, 2002 (July 07 2002)EventA scandal breaks out in the United Kingdom when news reports accuse MI6 of sheltering Abu Qatada, the supposed European Al Qaeda leader.
July 7th, 1991 (July 07 1991)EventYugoslav Wars: the Brioni Agreement ends the ten-day independence war in Slovenia against the rest of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
July 7th, 1983 (July 07 1983)EventCold War: Samantha Smith, a U.S. schoolgirl, flies to the Soviet Union at the invitation of Secretary General Yuri Andropov.
July 7th, 1980 (July 07 1980)EventInstitution of sharia in Iran.
July 7th, 1980 (July 07 1980)EventThe Safra massacre in Lebanon.
July 7th, 1978 (July 07 1978)EventThe Solomon Islands become independent from the United Kingdom. Solomon Quotes
July 7th, 1969 (July 07 1969)EventIn Canada, the Official Languages Act is adopted making the French language equal to the English language throughout the Federal government.
July 7th, 1967 (July 07 1967)EventBeginning of the civil war in Biafra.
July 7th, 1959 (July 07 1959)Event14:28 UT Venus occults the star Regulus. This rare event was used to determine the diameter of Venus and the structure of the Venusian atmosphere.
July 7th, 1958 (July 07 1958)EventPresident Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Alaska Statehood Act into United States law.Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes
July 7th, 1956 (July 07 1956)EventFritz Moravec reaches the peak of Gasherbrum II (8,035 m).
July 7th, 1954 (July 07 1954)EventFormation of the TANU in Tanzania
July 7th, 1953 (July 07 1953)EventChe Guevara sets out on a trip through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador.
July 7th, 1947 (July 07 1947)EventAlleged and disputed Roswell UFO incident.
July 7th, 1946 (July 07 1946)EventMother Frances Xavier Cabrini becomes the first American to be canonized.
July 7th, 1946 (July 07 1946)EventHoward Hughes nearly dies when his XF-11 spy plane prototype crashes in a Beverly Hills neighborhood.
July 7th, 1941 (July 07 1941)EventWorld War II: U.S. forces land in Iceland to forestall an invasion by Germany.
July 7th, 1941 (July 07 1941)EventWorld War II: Beirut is occupied by Free France and British troops.
July 7th, 1937 (July 07 1937)EventSino-Japanese War: Battle of Lugou BridgeJapanese forces invade Beijing, China.
July 7th, 1930 (July 07 1930)EventIndustrialist Henry J. Kaiser begins construction of the Boulder Dam (now known as Hoover Dam).
July 7th, 1928 (July 07 1928)EventSliced bread is sold for the first time by the Chillicothe Baking Company of Chillicothe, Missouri. It is described as "the greatest forward step in the baking industry since bread was wrapped". [1]
July 7th, 1917 (July 07 1917)EventRussian Revolution: Prince Georgy Yevgenyevich Lvov forms Provisional Government in Russia after the deposing of the Tsar Nicholas II.
July 7th, 1915 (July 07 1915)EventWorld War I: end of First Battle of the Isonzo.
July 7th, 1915 (July 07 1915)EventA Great Gorge and International Railway trolley with an extreme overload of 157 passengers crashes near Queenston, Ontario, killing 15.
July 7th, 1898 (July 07 1898)EventPresident William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United States.William McKinley Quotes
July 7th, 1892 (July 07 1892)EventKatipunan: the Revolutionary Philippine Brotherhood is established leading to the fall of the Spanish Empire in Asia.Philip Roth Quotes
July 7th, 1865 (July 07 1865)EventAmerican Civil War: four conspirators in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln are hanged.Abraham Lincoln Quotes
July 7th, 1863 (July 07 1863)EventUnited States begins first military draft; exemptions cost $100
July 7th, 1846 (July 07 1846)EventMexican-American War: American troops occupy Monterey and Yerba Buena, thus beginning the United States conquest of California.
July 7th, 1807 (July 07 1807)EventNapoleonic Wars: Peace of Tilsit between France, Prussia and Russia ends the Fourth Coalition.
July 7th, 1799 (July 07 1799)EventRanjit Singh s men take up their positions outside Lahore.
July 7th, 1798 (July 07 1798)EventQuasi-War: the U.S. Congress rescinds treaties with France sparking the war.
July 7th, 1777 (July 07 1777)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: Battle of Hubbardton
July 7th, 1585 (July 07 1585)EventTreaty of Nemours abolishes tolerance to Protestants in France.
July 7th, 1543 (July 07 1543)EventFrench troops invade Luxembourg.
July 7th, 1534 (July 07 1534)EventEuropean colonization of the Americas: first known exchange between Europeans and natives of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in New Brunswick.
July 7th, 1456 (July 07 1456)EventA retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her death. Joan of Arc Quotes

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