What happend on 07.07 in history
2005Terrorist explosions occur on the London Underground network and on a London Bus.
2004The last patent on the LZW compression algorithm (in Canada) expires.
2003The United Communist Party of Armenia was formed.
1998Hugh Capet was crowned King of France, the first of the Capetian dynasty which ruled France till the French Revolution in 1792.
1994Aden is occupied by troops from North Yemen, completing the reunification of Yemen.
1991Yugoslav Wars: Brioni Agreement ended ten-day independence war in Slovenia against the rest of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
1983Cold War: Samantha Smith, a U.S. schoolgirl, flies to the Soviet Union at the invitation of Premier Yuri Andropov
1978The Solomon Islands become independent from the United Kingdom.
1969In Canada, the Official Languages Act is adopted making the French language equal to the English language throughout the Federal government.
195914:28 UT Venus occults the star Regulus. This rare event was used to determine the diameter of Venus and the structure of the Venusian atmosphere.
1958President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Alaska Statehood Act into United States law.
1954In Memphis, Tennessee, WHBQ becomes the first radio station to air an Elvis Presley record.
1947Downed UFO believed to be found in the Roswell UFO incident.
1946Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini becomes the first American to be canonized.
1941World War II: American forces land in Iceland to forestall an invasion by Germany.
1937Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Lugou Bridge
1930Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser begins construction of the Boulder Dam (now known as Hoover Dam).
1917Russian Revolution: Prince Georgy Yevgenyevich Lvov forms Provisional Government in Russia after the deposing of the tsar.
1898History of United States imperialism: President of the United States William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United States.
1865American Civil War: Four conspirators in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln are hanged.
1863United States begins first military draft; exemptions cost $100
1846Mexican War: American troops occupy Monterey and Yerba Buena, thus beginning the United States annexation of California.
1807Napoleonic Wars: Peace of Tilsit between France, Prussia and Russia ends the Fourth Coalition.
1799Ranjit Singh's men take up their positions outside Lahore.
1798Quasi-War: The U.S. Congress rescinds treaties with France sparking the 'war.'
1543French troops invade Luxembourg.
1534European colonization of the Americas: First known exchange between Europeans and natives of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in New Brunswick.
1456Joan of Arc is acquitted of heresy (having been executed in 1431).