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Historical Events for the Year 2007

  • 1st January » Bulgaria and Romania officially join the European Union. Slovenia joins Eurozone.
  • 1st January » Adam Air Flight 574 disappears over Indonesia with 102 people on board.
  • 4th January » The 110th United States Congress convenes, electing Nancy Pelosi as the first female Speaker of the United States House of Representatives or Speaker of the House in U.S. history.
  • 9th January » Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils the first IPhone (original) or iPhone.
  • 10th January » A 2007 Guinean general strike named general strike begins in Guinea in an eventually successful attempt to get President Lansana Conté to resign.
  • 12th January » Comet C/2006 P1 (McNaught) reaches Apsis named perihelion becoming the brightest comet in more than 40 years.
  • 15th January » Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, former Iraqi intelligence chief and half-brother of Saddam Hussein, and Awad Hamed al-Bandar, former chief judge of the Revolutionary Court, are executed by hanging in Iraq.
  • 17th January » The Doomsday Clock is set to five minutes to midnight in response to North Korea nuclear testing.
  • 20th January » A three-man team, using only kite skiing skis and kites, completes a convert 1093 mi km adj=on trek to reach the southern pole of inaccessibility for the first time since 1958 and for the first time ever without mechanical assistance.
  • 22nd January » At least 88 people are killed when 22 January 2007 Baghdad bombings e.g two car bombs explode in the Bab Al-Sharqi market in central Baghdad, Iraq.
  • 31st January » 31 January 2007 Birmingham raid e.g Suspects are arrested in Birmingham in the UK, accused of plotting the kidnap, holding and eventual beheading of a serving Muslim British soldier in Iraq.
  • 2nd February » The worst 2007 Jakarta flood called flooding in Indonesia in 300 years begins.
  • 3rd February » A 3 February 2007 Baghdad market bombing e.g Baghdad market bombing kills at least 135 people and injures a further 339.
  • 13th February » Republic of China named Taiwan opposition leader Ma Ying-jeou resigns as the chairman of the Kuomintang party after being indicted on charges of embezzlement during his tenure as the mayor of Taipei; Ma also announces his candidacy for the Republic of Chi
  • 18th February » Terrorist bombs 2007 Samjhauta Express bombings or explode on the Samjhauta Express in Panipat, Haryana, India, killing 68 people.
  • 23rd February » A Grayrigg rail crash or train derails on an evening express service near Grayrigg, Cumbria, England, killing one person and injuring 22. This results in hundreds of points being checked over the UK after a few similar accidents.
  • 24th February » Japan launches its fourth spy satellite, stepping up its ability to monitor potential threats such as North Korea.
  • 27th February » The Chinese Correction: The Shanghai Stock Exchange falls 9%, the largest drop in ten years.
  • 1st March » Tornadoes February–March 2007 Tornado Outbreak break out across the southern United States, killing at least 20; eight of the deaths are at Enterprise High School (Alabama) a high school in Enterprise, Alabama Enterprise, Alabama.
  • 1st March » Squatting e.g "Squatters" are Eviction e.g evicted from Ungdomshuset in Copenhagen, Denmark, provoking the March 2007 Denmark Riots.
  • 7th March » The House of Commons of the United Kingdom or British House of Commons votes to make the upper chamber, the House of Lords, 100% elected.
  • 11th March » Georgia (country) e.g Georgia claims Russian helicopters 2007 Georgia helicopter attack called attacked the Kodori Valley in Abkhazia, an accusation that Russia categorically denies later.
  • 14th March » The Left Front (India) e.g Left Front government of West Bengal sends at least 3,000 police to Nandigram in an attempt to break Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee resistance there; the Nandigram violence known as resulting clash leaves 14 dead.
  • 14th March » The first World Maths Day was celebrated
  • 3rd April » TGV world speed record Record of 2007 named Conventional-Train World Speed Record: a French TGV train on the LGV Est high speed line sets an official new world speed record.
  • 4th April » Fifteen British Royal Navy personnel 2007 Iranian seizure of Royal Navy personnel known as held in Iran are released by the Iranian President.
  • 11th April » 11 April 2007 Algiers bombings or 2007 Algiers bombings: Two bombings in the Algerian capital of Algiers kill 33 people and wound a further 222 others.
  • 12th April » A suicide bomber 2007 Iraqi Parliament bombing known as penetrates the Green Zone and detonates in a cafeteria within a parliament building, killing Iraqi MP Mohammed Awad and wounding more than twenty other people.
  • 14th April » Republic Protests called At least 200,000 demonstrators in Ankara, Turkey, protest against the possible candidacy of incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
  • 16th April » Virginia Tech massacre: Seung-Hui Cho guns down 32 people and injures 17 before committing suicide.
  • 18th April » The Supreme Court of the United States upholds the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act in a 5–4 decision.
  • 18th April » A 18 April 2007 Baghdad bombings called series of bombings, two of them being suicide bomber e.g suicides, occur in Baghdad, killing 198 and injuring 251.
  • 27th April » Estonian authorities remove the Bronze Soldier of Tallinn or Bronze Soldier, a Soviet Union known as Soviet Red Army war memorial in Tallinn, amid political controversy with Russia.
  • 4th May » Greensburg, Kansas is almost completely destroyed by a 1.7 mi wide Enhanced Fujita Scale named EF5 tornado—the first-ever tornado to be rated as such with the new Enhanced Fujita Scale.
  • 7th May » Israeli archaeologists discover the tomb of Herod the Great south of Jerusalem.
  • 12th May » 2007 Karachi riots called Riots in which over 50 people are killed and over 100 are injured take place in Karachi upon the arrival in town of the Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.
  • 16th May » Nicolas Sarkozy takes office as President of France.
  • 17th May » Trains from North Korea known as North and South Korea cross the 38th parallel north called 38th Parallel in a test-run agreed by both governments. This is the first time that trains have crossed the Demilitarized Zone since 1953.
  • 19th May » President of Romania Traian Băsescu survives an Romanian presidential impeachment referendum, 2007 named impeachment referendum and returns to office from suspension.
  • 26th June » Benedict XVI reinstated the traditional laws of papal election in which a successful candidate must receive 2/ of the votes.
  • 27th June » Tony Blair resigns as British Prime Minister, a position he had held since 1997.
  • 27th June » The Brazilian Military Police invades the 'favelas' of Complexo do Alemão in an episode which is remembered as the Complexo do Alemão massacre.
  • 29th June » Apple Inc. releases its first mobile phone, the iPhone.
  • 1st July » The Concert for Diana is held at the new Wembley Stadium in London and broadcast in 140 countries.
  • 1st July » Smoking in England is Smoking ban in England called banned in all public indoor spaces.
  • 10th July » Erden Eruç begins the first solo human-powered circumnavigation of the world.
  • 12th July » United States Army U.S. Army Boeing AH-64 Apache Apache helicopters perform July 12, 2007 Baghdad airstrike airstrikes in Baghdad, Iraq; footage from the cockpit is later leaked to the Internet.
  • 17th July » TAM Airlines Flight 3054, an Airbus A320 family called Airbus A320, crashes into a warehouse after landing too fast and missing the end of the Congonhas-São Paulo Airport runway, killing 199 people.
  • 26th July » Shambo, a black cow in Wales that had been adopted by the local Hindu community, is slaughtered due to a bovine tuberculosis infection, causing widespread controversy.
  • 31st July » Operation Banner, the presence of the British Army in Northern Ireland, and the longest-running British Army operation ever, comes to an end.
  • 1st August » The I-35W Mississippi River bridge spanning the Mississippi River in Minneapolis known as Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapses during the evening rush hour.
  • 3rd August » Former Deputy Director of the Dirección de Inteligencia Nacional called Chilean secret police Raúl Iturriaga is captured after having been on the run following a conviction for kidnapping.
  • 12th August » The bulk carrier MV known as New Flame collides with the oil tanker 'Torm Gertrud' at the southernmost tip of Gibraltar, ending up partially submerged.
  • 14th August » The 2007 Yazidi communities bombings called Kahtaniya bombings kills at least 796 people.
  • 15th August » An 2007 Peru earthquake called 8.0-magnitude earthquake off the Pacific coast devastates Ica Region e.g Ica and various regions of Peru killing 514 and injuring 1,090.
  • 22nd August » The Texas Rangers (baseball) named Texas Rangers rout the Baltimore Orioles 30–3, the most runs scored by a team in modern MLB history.
  • 22nd August » The Storm botnet, a botnet created by the Storm Worm, sends out a record 57 million e-mails in one day
  • 29th August » 2007 United States Air Force nuclear weapons incident: Six US cruise missiles armed with nuclear warheads are flown without proper authorization from Minot Air Force Base to Barksdale Air Force Base.
  • 4th September » Three terrorists suspected to be a part of Al-Qaeda are arrested in Germany after 2007 bomb plot in Germany named allegedly planning attacks on both the Frankfurt International airport and US military installations.
  • 10th September » Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after seven years in exile, following a military coup in October 1999.
  • 11th September » Russia tests the largest conventional weapon ever, the Father of All Bombs.
  • 12th September » Former Philippine President Joseph Estrada is convicted of the crime of plunder.
  • 13th September » The Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.
  • 14th September » Late-2000s financial crisis: The Northern Rock bank experiences the first bank run in the United Kingdom in 150 years.
  • 16th September » One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269 carrying 128 crew and passengers crashes in Thailand killing 89 people.
  • 16th September » Mercenary called Mercenaries working for Blackwater Worldwide Blackwater Baghdad shootings called allegedly shoot and kill 17 Iraqis in Nisour Square, Baghdad; all criminal charges against them are later dismissed, sparking outrage in the Arab world.
  • 18th September » Pervez Musharraf announces that he will step down as army chief and restore civilian rule to Pakistan, but only after he is re-elected president.
  • 18th September » Bhikkhu known as Buddhist monks join anti-government protesters in Myanmar, starting what some call the 2007 Burmese anti-government protests named Saffron Revolution.
  • 20th September » Between 15,000 and 20,000 protesters marched on Jena, Louisiana, in support of Jena Six called six black youths who had been convicted of assaulting a white classmate.
  • 24th September » Between 30,000 and 100,000 people take part in 2007 Burmese anti-government protests called anti-government protests in Yangon, Burma, the largest in 20 years.
  • 27th September » NASA launches the 'Dawn (spacecraft) named Dawn' probe.
  • 2nd October » President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea walks across the Military Demarcation Line into North Korea on his way to the second Inter-Korean Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il.
  • 6th October » Jason Lewis (adventurer) known as Jason Lewis completes the first human-powered circumnavigation of the globe.
  • 18th October » 2007 Karachi bombings known as Karachi bombings: A suicide attack on a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister of Pakistan named Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto kills 139 and wounds 450 more. Bhutto herself is uninjured.
  • 19th October » Philippines: A bomb explosion rocked Glorietta 2, a shopping mall in Makati. The blast killed 11 and injured more than 100 people.
  • 22nd October » Raid on Anuradhapura Air Force Base is carried out by 21 Tamil Tigers known as Tamil Tiger commandos. All except one died in this attack. Eight Sri Lankan Air Force planes are destroyed and 10 damaged.
  • 23rd October » A powerful cold front in the Bay of Campeche causes the Usumacinta Jackup rig to collide with Kab 101, leading to the death and drowning of 22 people during rescue operations after evacuation of the rig.
  • 28th October » Cristina Fernández de Kirchner becomes the first woman elected President of Argentina.
  • 2nd November » 50,000–100,000 people 2007 Georgian demonstrations called demonstrate against the Georgian government in Tbilisi.
  • 5th November » Android (operating system) named Android mobile operating system is unveiled by Google.
  • 7th November » Jokela school shooting in Tuusula, Finland, resulting in the death of nine people.
  • 10th November » 10,000–40,000 people 2007 Bersih rally e.g march toward the Istana Negara, Jalan Istana e.g royal palace of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur to hand over a memorandum to the King demanding electoral reform.
  • 13th November » Russia officially withdraws from the Soviet-era Batumi military base, Georgia (country) or Georgia.
  • 23rd November » MS named Explorer, a cruise liner carrying 154 people, sinks in the Antarctic Ocean south of Argentina after hitting an iceberg near the South Shetland Islands. There are no fatalities.
  • 29th November » The Armed Forces of the Philippines lay siege to the Peninsula Manila after soldiers led by Senator Antonio Trillanes stage a Manila Peninsula Mutiny or mutiny.
  • 29th November » A 2007 Martinique earthquake or 7.4 magnitude earthquake occurs off the northern coast of Martinique. This affects the Eastern Caribbean as far north as Puerto Rico and as far south as Trinidad.
  • 3rd December » Winter storms cause the Chehalis River (Washington) called Chehalis River to flood many cities in Lewis County, Washington, and close a 20-mile portion of Interstate 5 in Washington named Interstate 5 for several days. At least eight deaths and billions
  • 5th December » Westroads Mall massacre: A gunman opens fire with a semi-automatic rifle at an Omaha, Nebraska, mall, killing eight people before taking his own life.
  • 7th December » The 2007 South Korea oil spill or 'Hebei Spirit' oil spill begins in South Korea after a crane barge that had broken free from a tug collides with the Oil tanker Size categories e.g Very Large Crude Carrier, 'Hebei Spirit'.
  • 11th December » Insurgency in the Maghreb (2002–present) called Insurgency in the Maghreb: December 11, 2007 Algiers bombings called Two car bombs explode in Algiers, Algeria, one near the Supreme Constitutional Court and the other near the offices of the United Nations.
  • 20th December » Elizabeth II becomes the oldest monarch of the United Kingdom, surpassing Queen Victoria, who lived for 81 years, 7 months and 29 days.
  • 20th December » The 'Portrait of Suzanne Bloch' (1904), by the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, and 'O Lavrador de Café' by Brazilian modernist painter Candido Portinari, are stolen from the São Paulo Museum of Art.
  • 23rd December » An agreement is made for the Kingdom of Nepal to be abolished and the country to become a federal republic with the List of Prime Ministers of Nepal named Prime Minister becoming head of state.
  • 27th December » Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto is Assassination of Benazir Bhutto named assassinated in a shooting incident.
  • 27th December » Riots erupt in Mombasa, Kenya, after Mwai Kibaki is declared the winner of the Kenyan presidential election, 2007 known as presidential election, triggering a 2007–08 Kenyan crisis or political, economic, and humanitarian crisis.