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Events of July 7th:
July 7th is the 188th day of the year (189th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 177 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about July 7th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on July 7th:
1860 Gustav Mahler (composer)
1906 Satchel Paige (baseball player - first Negro League player to be voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame).
1907 Robert Heinlein (author)
1915 Yul Brynner (actor)
1919 Jon Pertwee (actor)
1940 Ringo Starr (drummer - The Beatles)
1941 Bill Oddie (comedian, actor, author, musician, naturalist)
1949 Shelley Duvall (actress)
1965 Jeremy Kyle (talk show host)
1980 Michelle Kwan (ice skater)
July 7th in History:
1543 French troops invade Luxembourg.
1863 US introduces its first military draft.
1898 US President William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii.
1928 Sliced bread is offered for sale for the first time ever by the Chillicothe Baking Company.
1930 Construction of the Hoover Dam begins.
1946 Mother Francesca S. Cabrini is the first US citizen to be canonized.
1946 Howard Hughes crashes his XF-11 plane near Beverly Hills.
1954 Elvis Presley makes his radio debut.
1978 Solomon Islands independent from UK.
1980 Iran introduces Sharia law.
1981 President Reagan appoints Sandra Day O'Connor as the first female US Supreme Court justice.
1985 Aged just 17, Boris Becker becomes the youngest player ever to win Wimbledon.
2005 Terrorist attacks in London against the underground rail system and a bus.
July 7th is also:
Tanabata Festival (Japan) - also held on August 7th.
Ivan Kupala Day (Russia and Ukraine)
Independence Day (Solomon Islands)
People born on July 7th are Cancer
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