On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 2005

Historical Events

  • Coordinated terrorist bomb blasts strike London's public transport system during the morning rush hour killing 52 and injuring 700
  • Influenced by global Live 8 concerts, G8 leaders pledge to double 2004 levels of aid to Africa from US$25 to US$50 billion by the year 2010

Famous Deaths

  • Al Downing, American rockabilly piano player and singer (Big Al & The Chartbusters), dies at 65 [1]
2005 Highlights

About July 7, 2005

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer