July 7 holidays in 2021

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
National Dive Bar Day
- Weird
National Father Daughter Take a Walk Day
- Weird
National Strawberry Sundae Day
- Weird
National Macaroni Day
- Weird

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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