This Day in History- July 7

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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”.
Courtesy: OTIS Redding – Topic
  • 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.
Courtesy: US Supreme Court
  • 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.
Youtube: Warner Bros
  • 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.

Also explore what happened on July 4, July 5, July 6.

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.

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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.

Courtesy: Cricket Addictor

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. 

We hope you are familiar with important highlights that occurred on this day in history- July 7! For more entertaining and informative content, follow Leverage Edu on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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