On This Day

Historical Events on February 7 (Part 2)

  • 2019 Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio declares national emergency over rape and sexual assault violence after instances double
  • 2019 Measles outbreak declared in the Philippines with 1,813 cases and 26 deaths
  • 2019 France recalls its Italian ambassador from Rome after Italian deputy PM Luigi Di Maio met with yellow vest protesters
  • 2019 First reports of poisonous homemade alcohol killing people in the Indian states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, will go on to kill about 100

Super Bowl

2021 Super Bowl LV, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers dominate defending champion Kansas City Chiefs, 31-9; MVP: Tom Brady, TB Bucs, QB; Brady's record 7th SB win

  • 2021 Himalayan glacier crashes into the Dhauliganga river, destroying a dam and causing a huge flood in Uttarakhand province, India, killing 26, leaving 150 missing
  • 2021 Sarah Thomas becomes the first woman to referee a Super Bowl in Tampa Bay, Florida

Super Bowl

2021 The Weeknd becomes the first Canadian solo artist to headline the Super Bowl half time show (Super Bowl LV)

  • 2022 European security facing its most dangerous moment since the Cold War, amid fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, according to EU foreign policy chief [1]

Meeting of Interest

2022 French President Emmanuel Macron meets with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Moscow amid build-up of Russian troops on border with Ukraine