July 7 holidays in 2018

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Georgetown World Heritage City Day
Malaysia Common Local Holidays
Kupala Night
Ukraine Observance
Kupalle (Day 2)
Belarus Observance
Star Festival
Japan Observance
Saba Saba
Tanzania Public Holiday
International Day of Cooperatives
- International

Historical Events on July 7

  • 1834: It’s the first night of rioting against abolitionists in New York City. It would continue for a total of 4-nights.
  • 1846: The first military draft is started by the U.S. Exemptions for the draft cost three hundred dollars each.
  • 1865: The four conspirators of U.S President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination are hanged.
  • 1898: Hawaii is annexed as a U.S territory when United States’ President William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution.
  • 1911: The North Pacific Fur Seal Convention of 1911 is signed by the U.S., the U.K., Russian and Japan. This treaty bans open water seal hunting.
  • 1941: America begins occupation of Iceland.
  • 1941: Free French and British forces occupy Beirut during World War 2.
  • 1944: At the Battle of Saipan during World War II, Japanese forces commit to the largest Banzai charge of the Pacific War.
  • 1946: Howard Hughes XF-11 aircraft prototype crashes in a neighborhood in Beverly Hills. He’s almost killed as a result. almost killed as a result.
  • 1981: Sandra Day O’Connor becomes the first female member of the U.S Supreme Court when United States’ President Ronald Reagan appoints her to the bench.
  • 1983: A United States schoolgirl named Samantha Smith flies to the Soviet Union at Secretary General Yuri Andropov’s invitation.
  • 1992: It’s ruled that women have the same rights as men to go topless in public by the New York Court of Appeals.

Famous Birthdays on July 7

  • Italian physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, Camillo Golgi is born in 1843.
  • American geneticist Nettie Stevens is born in 1861.
  • American author and critic, Howard Rheingold is born in 1947.
  • American actress and writer, Shelley Duvall is born in 1949.
  • American actor Billy Campbell is born in 1959.
  • American actress Jorja Fox is born in 1968.
  • American actress and writer Kirsten Vangsness is born in 1972.
  • American shot putter Adam Nelson is born in 1975.
  • Irish footballer Dominic Foley is born in 1976.
  • American basketball player Chris Andersen is born in 1978.

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