"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", the 5th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released.
- 15th ESPY Awards: LaDainian Tomlinson, Taryne Mowatt win
- Alfonso López Michelsen, 32nd Colombian President (b. 1913)
- Ed Mirvish, Canadian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1914)
- Glenda Adams, Australian author (b. 1939)
- Lady Bird Johnson, First Lady of the United States (b. 1912)