On This Day

July 7, 2007 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

265th Pope Benedict XVI
265th Pope
Benedict XVI

Weddings in History

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

Deaths in History

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