Historical Events on July 7 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 216 of 216

  • 1997 Tower Minn temps dip to 24°F
  • 1998 69th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-8 at Coors Field, Denver
  • 2002 A scandal breaks out in the United Kingdom when news reports accuse MI6 of sheltering Abu Qatada, the supposed European Al Qaeda leader.

Sport awardTennis Open

2002 109th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams (7-6 6-3)

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams
  • 2002 116th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Lleyton Hewitt beats D Nalbandian (6-1 6-3 6-2)
  • 2003 The United Communist Party of Armenia is formed.
  • 2005 Coordinated terrorist bomb blasts strike London's public transport system during the morning rush hour killing 52 and injuring 700
  • 2005 Influenced 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.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2007 Pope Benedict XVI issues the Apostolic Letter Summorum Pontificum, removing restrictions on celebrating the old Tridentine Mass.

265th Pope  Benedict XVI
265th Pope
Benedict XVI
  • 2007 Worldwide performances by charity event Live Earth.
  • 2011 Roof of a stand in De Grolsch Veste Stadium in Enschede which was under construction collapsed, one killed and 14 injured.
  • 2011 "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2", the last Harry Potter film, premieres in London
  • 2012 Floods in the Krasnodar region, Russia, kill 140 people
  • 2013 10 people are killed after an air taxi crashes in Soldotna, Alaska

Sport awardTennis Open

2013 127th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Andy Murray beats Novak Đoković (6-4 7-5 6-4) becoming the first British man to win a Wimbledon tennis title since 1936

Tennis Champion Andy Murray
Tennis Champion
Andy Murray
Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
  • 2014 Israel launches a "counter-terrorist operation" dubbed Operation Protective Edge against Hamas in Gaza