On This Day

Historical Events on October 7 (Part 2)

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2016 Washington Post releases videotape of Donald Trump boasting of groping and kissing women without consent

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2017 Rapper Nelly arrested for rape in Auburn, Washington
  • 2017 New Zealand clinch their 5th Rugby Championship with 25-24 win over South Africa at Cape Town; All Blacks undefeated in 6 games
  • 2018 Romanian referendum to ban same sex marriage fails with only 20.4% voting
  • 2018 China confirms it has detained Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, who resigns from his position after being reported missing
  • 2018 Limousine crash kills 20 people, including two pedestrians in Schoharie, New York
  • 2018 Jodie Whittaker debuts in her first full episode as the 13th and first female Doctor Who on BBC television
  • 2019 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology awarded to Peter Ratcliffe, William Kaelin and Gregg Semenza for discovering how cells sense oxygen
  • 2020 Hurricane Delta makes landfall on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, with 100-mph winds, the 25th named storm for 2020
  • 2020 Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier, and Jennifer A. Doudna “for the development of a method for genome editing”