Historical Events on July 7 (Part 2)

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Sport awardTennis Open

2007 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lowest ever seeds contest final, Venus Williams (20) beats Marion Bartoli (18) 6-4, 6-1

Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams
  • 2007 Sprint-Nextel and NASCAR announce NASCAR Nextel Cup Series renamed the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2008
  • 2011 Roof of a stand in De Grolsch Veste Stadium in Enschede which was under construction collapses, one killed and 14 injured.

Film release premierFilm Premier

2011 "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2", the last Harry Potter film, premieres in London

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
Actor Rupert Grint
Actor
Rupert Grint
Actor David Thewlis
Actor
David Thewlis
  • 2012 Floods in the Krasnodar region, Russia, kill 140 people
  • 2012 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 to win 5th Wimbledon singles crown, 5 hours later teams with sister Venus to win doubles title
  • 2013 10 people are killed after an air taxi crashes in Soldotna, Alaska
  • 2013 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Andy Murray beats Novak Đoković 6-4. 7-5. 6-4 to become the first British man to win a Wimbledon singles title since 1936
  • 2014 Israel launches a "counter-terrorist operation" dubbed Operation Protective Edge against Hamas in Gaza
  • 2016 In Dallas Texas, lone gunman shots and kills five police officers, wounding others during a protest march against fatal police shootings of African Americans
  • 2016 Deadlock in battle for Aleppo broken when Russian air strikes cut rebel access to the city, 250,000 people put under siege
  • 2017 Tesla Motors produces its first mass-market car, the Model 3
  • 2017 G-20 summit of world leaders begins in Hamburg, Germany amid violent protests
  • 2017 United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty adopted in New York, without participation of nuclear countries