The following events took place on July 7. The list is arranged in chronological order.
Found 52 events. Showing 1 - 30.
- 1124Tyre falls to the Crusaders.
- 1456A retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her death.
- 1520Spanish conquistadores defeat a larger Aztec army at the Battle of Otumba.
- 1534European colonization of the Americas: First known exchange between Europeans and natives of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in New Brunswick.
- 1543French troops invade Luxembourg.
- 1575Raid of the Redeswire, the last major battle between England and Scotland.
- 1585The Treaty of Nemours abolishes tolerance to Protestants in France.
- 1770The Battle of Larga between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire takes place.
- 1777American Revolutionary War: American forces retreating from Fort Ticonderoga are defeated in the Battle of Hubbardton.
- 1798As a result of the XYZ Affair, the U.S. Congress rescinds the Treaty of Alliance with France sparking the “Quasi-War”.
- 1807Napoleonic Wars: The Peace of Tilsit between France, Prussia and Russia ends the War of the Fourth Coalition.
- 1834In New York City, four nights of rioting against abolitionists began.
- 1846Mexican–American War: American troops occupy Monterey and Yerba Buena, thus beginning the U.S. acquisition of California.
- 1863United States begins its first military draft; exemptions cost $300.
- 1865American Civil War: Four conspirators in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln are hanged.
- 1892Katipunan: The Revolutionary Philippine Brotherhood is established, contributing to the fall of the Spanish Empire in Asia.
- 1898U.S. President William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United States.
- 1907Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. staged his first Follies on the roof of the New York Theater in New York City.
- 1911The United States, Great Britain, Japan, and Russia sign the North Pacific Fur Seal Convention of 1911 banning open-water seal hunting, the first international treaty to address wildlife preservation issues.
- 1915World War I: End of First Battle of the Isonzo.
- 1915An International Railway trolley with an extreme overload of 157 passengers crashes near Queenston, Ontario, killing 15.
- 1915Militia officer Henry Pedris executed by firing squad at Colombo, Ceylon - an act widely regarded as a miscarriage of justice by the British colonial authorities.
- 1928Sliced bread is sold for the first time (on the inventor’s 48th birthday) by the Chillicothe Baking Company of Chillicothe, Missouri.
- 1930Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser begins construction of Boulder Dam (now known as Hoover Dam).
- 1930Death of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), creator of Sherlock Holmes.
- 1937Second Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Lugou Bridge: Japanese forces invade Beijing, China.
- 1941World War II: U.S. forces land in Iceland, taking over from an earlier British occupation.
- 1941World War II: Beirut is occupied by Free France and British troops.
- 1944World War II: Largest Banzai charge of the Pacific War at the Battle of Saipan.
- 1946Mother Francesca S. Cabrini becomes the first American to be canonized.
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