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Historical Events for July 7th

  • Year 1124 Calendar » Tyre, Lebanon known as Tyre falls to the Crusaders.
  • Year 1456 Calendar » A Retrial of Joan of Arc named retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of Heresy in Christianity called heresy 25 years after her death.
  • Year 1520 Calendar » Spanish 'conquistadores' defeat a larger Aztec Triple Alliance named Aztec army at the Battle of Otumba.
  • Year 1534 Calendar » European colonization of the Americas: first known exchange between Europeans and natives of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence known as Gulf of St. Lawrence in New Brunswick.
  • Year 1543 Calendar » French troops invade Luxembourg.
  • Year 1575 Calendar » Raid of the Redeswire, the last major battle between Kingdom of England or England and Kingdom of Scotland or Scotland.
  • Year 1585 Calendar » The Treaty of Nemours abolishes tolerance to Protestantism named Protestants in France.
  • Year 1770 Calendar » The Battle of Larga between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire takes place.
  • Year 1777 Calendar » American Revolutionary War: American forces retreating from Fort Ticonderoga are defeated in the Battle of Hubbardton.
  • Year 1798 Calendar » Quasi-War: the United States Congress named U.S. Congress rescinds treaties with France sparking the "war".
  • Year 1807 Calendar » Napoleonic Wars: the Treaties of Tilsit named Peace of Tilsit between France, Kingdom of Prussia known as Prussia and Russia ends the War of the Fourth Coalition.
  • Year 1834 Calendar » In New York City, Anti-abolitionist riots (1834) or four nights of rioting against Abolitionism in the United States or abolitionists began.
  • Year 1846 Calendar » Mexican–American War: American troops occupy Monterey, California or Monterey and San Francisco known as Yerba Buena, thus beginning the U.S. acquisition of California.
  • Year 1863 Calendar » United States begins its first Conscription e.g military draft; exemptions cost $300.
  • Year 1865 Calendar » American Civil War: four conspirators in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln are hanged.
  • Year 1892 Calendar » Katipunan: the Revolutionary Philippine Brotherhood is established, contributing to the fall of the Spanish Empire in Asia.
  • Year 1898 Calendar » President of the United States or U.S. President William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United States.
  • Year 1907 Calendar » Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. staged his first Ziegfeld Follies e.g Follies on the roof of the Bowery Theatre known as New York Theater in New York City.
  • Year 1911 Calendar » The United States, Great Britain, Japan, and Russia sign the North Pacific Fur Seal Convention of 1911 banning open-water seal hunting, the first international treaty to address wildlife preservation issues.
  • Year 1915 Calendar » World War I: end of First Battle of the Isonzo.
  • Year 1915 » An International Railway (New York – Ontario) e.g International Railway Tram known as trolley with an extreme overload of 157 passengers crashes near Queenston, Ontario, killing 15.
  • Year 1915 » Militia officer Henry Pedris executed by firing squad at Colombo, Sri Lanka named Ceylon - an act widely regarded as a miscarriage of justice by the British colonial authorities.
  • Year 1930 Calendar » Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser begins construction of the Boulder Dam (now known as Hoover Dam).
  • Year 1937 Calendar » Second Sino-Japanese War: Marco Polo Bridge Incident known as Battle of Lugou Bridge Japanese forces invade Beijing, China.
  • Year 1941 Calendar » World War II: U.S. forces land in Iceland, taking over from an earlier British occupation.
  • Year 1941 » World War II: Beirut is occupied by Free French Forces called Free France and British troops.
  • Year 1944 Calendar » World War II: Largest Banzai charge of the Pacific War at the Battle of Saipan.
  • Year 1946 Calendar » Howard Hughes nearly dies when his Hughes XF-11 named XF-11 reconnaissance aircraft prototype crashes in a Beverly Hills, California called Beverly Hills neighborhood.
  • Year 1946 » Mother Francesca S. Cabrini becomes the first American to be canonized.
  • Year 1947 Calendar » The Roswell incident, the (supposed) crash of an Extraterrestrial life called alien spaceship near Roswell, New Mexico known as Roswell in New Mexico.
  • Year 1952 Calendar » The ocean liner SS United States passes Bishop Rock, Isles of Scilly Bishop Rock on her maiden voyage, breaking the Blue Riband transatlantic speed record to become the fastest passenger ship in the world.
  • Year 1953 Calendar » Che Guevara called Ernesto "Che" Guevara sets out on a Che Guevara Guatemala, Arbenz and United Fruit called trip through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador.
  • Year 1956 Calendar » Fritz Moravec and two other Austrian mountaineers make the first ascent of Gasherbrum II (8,035 m).
  • Year 1958 Calendar » U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Alaska Statehood Act into Law of the United States named law.
  • Year 1959 Calendar » Venus Occultation named occults the star Regulus. This rare event is used to determine the diameter of Venus and the structure of the Venusian atmosphere.
  • Year 1963 Calendar » Buddhist crisis: The police of Ngô Đình Nhu, brother and chief political adviser of President Ngô Đình Diệm, Double Seven Day scuffle e.g attacked a group of American journalists who were covering a protest.
  • Year 1978 Calendar » The Solomon Islands becomes independent from the United Kingdom
  • Year 1980 Calendar » Institution of sharia in Iran.
  • Year 1980 » During the Lebanese Civil War, 83 Tigers Militia e.g Tiger militants are killed during what will be known as the Safra massacre.
  • Year 1983 Calendar » Cold War: Samantha Smith, a U.S. schoolgirl, flies to the Soviet Union at the invitation of List of leaders of the Soviet Union known as Secretary General Yuri Andropov.
  • Year 1985 Calendar » Boris Becker becomes the youngest player ever to win The Championships, Wimbledon known as Wimbledon at age 17
  • Year 1991 Calendar » Yugoslav Wars: the Brijuni Agreement or Brioni Agreement ends the Ten-Day War known as ten-day independence war in Slovenia against the rest of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
  • Year 1997 Calendar » The Turkish Armed Forces withdraw from northern Iraq after Operation Hammer (1997) called assisting the Kurdistan Democratic Party in the Iraqi Kurdish Civil War.
  • Year 2003 Calendar » NASA Opportunity rover, MER-B or Mars Exploration Rover – B, was launched into space aboard a Delta II rocket.

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