With newer advancements in multiple domains of life, it is important that we retrospect in our history and learn about the various important events that have occurred. These events help us learn from them and have helped us shape the world we live in. To know more about history, let’s check what happened on this day, July 7.
“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” ― Mark Twain.
What Happened in India on July 7?
1854 – Bombay Spinning and Weaving Company.
Bombay Spinning and Weaving Company was floated on 7 July 1854 by Cowasjee Nanabhoy Davar and his associates.
2015 – ‘Pashu Poshan’
Pashu Poshan was launched on this day. It is a web and android platform application developed by the National Dairy Development Board.
What Happened Around the World on July 7?
- 1865 – Abraham Lincoln Conspiracy
Mary Surratt, Lewis Powell, David Herold, and George Atzerodt were executed for their role in the conspiracy to assassinate US President Abraham Lincoln.
- 1928: The pre-sliced bread
In Chillicothe, Missouri, pre-sliced bread first went on sale; the loaves were cut using a machine designed by Otto Rohwedder.
- 1929: The Lateran Treaty
Romania and the Vatican sign the concord.
- 1956 – Hancock’s Half Hour
It premiered as a TV show starring Tony Hancock and Sid James.
- 1965 – Otis Redding
Otis Redding recorded his single “Respect”.
- 1978: Solomon Islands
The Solomon Islands became an independent nation.
- 1981 – Sandra Day O’Connor
Sandra Day O’Connor got nominated for the Supreme Court and as the 1st female Supreme Court justice.
- 2005: Suicide bomb attacks
The London transit system was struck by coordinated suicide bomb attacks that killed 39 people and injured more than 700.
- 2011- Harry Potter Premier
The last Harry Potter film was premiered in London.
- 2013 – Wimbledon Men’s Tennis
Andy Murray beat Novak Đoković and became the first British man to win a Wimbledon singles title since 1936.
- 2017 – G-20 summit
The G-20 summit of world leaders began in Hamburg, Germany.
- 2020 – Brazilian President tested Covid-positive
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Famous Birthdays on July 7
1973 – Kailash Kher
Kailash Kher is an Indian playback singer and music composer, he sang songs with a music style influenced by Indian folk music and Sufi music.
1981 – MS Dhoni
He is an Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2016 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014.
2000 – Kim Haon
Kim Ha-on, better known simply as Haon, is a South Korean rapper. He is the winner of High School Rapper 2.
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