What Happened on August 7, 2007

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

"Eclipse" 3rd book in Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight Saga" is published by Little Brown - initial print run 1 million copies

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants breaks baseball great Hank Aaron's record by hitting his 756th home run.

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds

Famous Deaths

  • Angus Tait, New Zealand electronics innovator and businessman (b. 1919)
  • Ernesto Alonso, Mexican actor, director and producer. (b. 1917)
  • Hal Fishman, Los Angeles based local news anchor. (b. 1931)