What Happened on July 7, 2007

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

  • Sprint-Nextel and NASCAR announce NASCAR Nextel Cup Series renamed the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2008

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lowest ever seeds contest final, Venus Williams (20) beats Marion Bartoli (18) 6-4, 6-1

Music Concert

Worldwide charity concert event "Live Earth" takes place at 12 venues on seven continents; performers include: Genesis, Keith Urban; Foo Fighters; John Legend; Melissa Etheridge; Dave Matthews Band; The Police; Roger Waters; Madonna; Alicia Keys; Garth Brooks; Crowded House; Jack Johnson; Shakira; Soweto Gospel Choir; Angélique Kidjo; UB40; Jack Johnson; Linkin Park; Rihanna; Pharrel Williams; Yusef Islam; Sarah Brightman; and Nunatak


Famous Weddings

Eva Longoria

Actress and model Eva Longoria (32) weds NBA player Tony Parker (25), for the second time in two days), at The Church of Saint Germain l'Auxerrois in Paris, France

  • Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck (57) weds handbag designer Gelila Assefa (38) in a three-day celebration on the Italian island of Capri

Famous Deaths

  • Dame Anne McLaren, British biologist and leading researcher on human in vitro fertilisation (IVF), dies at 80
2007 Highlights

About July 7, 2007

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

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