On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Copa América Final, Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro: Home team Brazil win their 9th title, beating Peru, 3-1; first title since 2007
  • FIFA Women's World Cup Final, Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Décines-Charpieu: Defending champions US win record 4th title beating the Netherlands, 2-0
  • Greek national elections won by center-right New Democracy party headed by Kyriakos Mitsotakis
  • Mississippi closes all its beaches due to toxic algae bloom due to flooding of the Mississippi River
  • Nigeria, Africa' biggest economy, joins the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), in attempt to create world's largest free trade area

Famous Deaths

  • Greg Johnson, Canadian hockey center (Nashville Predators captain 2002-06), dies at 48