Historical Events For Year 2007

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January 9, 2007

The announcement of the first generation iPhone going on sale later this year is made by Steve Jobs.
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January 14, 2007

The Red Crystal is used by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent movement as a non-religious emblem for overseas use.
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February 2, 2007

The signing of a series of economic deals between China and Sudan take place. Read More

February 2, 2007

The fourth assessment report by the IPCC is published, coming to the conclusion that there is a predominantly human cause for the global climate change.
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February 13, 2007

The nuclear facilities in North Korea are shut down in accordance to the beginning of the denuclearization of North Korea in exchange for energy aid.
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February 26, 2007

Serbia is found guilty by the International Court of Justice for failing to prevent genocide in the Srebrenica massacre.
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February 27, 2007

Growth reports issued by China and Europe are less-than-expected, causing the world stock markets to fall.
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April 3, 2007

The dissolution of the Ukrainian Parliament is implemented by President Viktor Yushchenko during the Second Orange Revolution.
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April 29, 2007

The world is predicted to end on this day by televangelist Pat Robertson in his book The New Millennium published in 1990.
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July 21, 2007

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling is published as the final book in the Harry Potter series and becomes the fastest selling book in history.
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August 4, 2007

The launching of the Phoenix spacecraft towards the Martian north pole takes place. Read More

August 17, 2007

A statement is issued by Vladmir Putin declaring that Russia is planning on resuming strategic bomber flight exercises in remote areas after being suspended for 16 years.
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September 2-9, 2007

The 19th annual city meeting held by the Asia-Pacific Economic Corporation takes place in Sydney.
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October 8, 2007

Upon admitting to doping, Marion Jones gives up her five Olympic medals she won in track and field at the 2000 Sydney Games.
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November 3, 2007

A state of emergency is declared in Pakistan by President Pervez Musharraf. Read More

November 5, 2007

The beginning of the Writers Guild of America strike lasting almost a year takes place. Read More

November 16, 2007

Cyclone Sidr kills approximately 10,000 people in Bangladesh. Read More

December 3-14, 2007

Bali, Indonesia holds the United Nations Climate Change Conference. Read More

December 7, 2007

An equinox takes place over Uranus as the sun shines above its equator. Read More

December 8, 2007

The European Union and African Union leaders meet during the Africa-EU Summit for their first joint summit since 2000.
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December 10, 2007

A negotiated settlement in regards to Kosovo's future is not reached by the deadline set by the United Nations.
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December 16, 2007

More than six million dollars is raised online in 24 hours by Ron Paul, setting a new record.
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December 19, 2007

Time magazine's Person of the Year is announced as President Vladimir Putin of Russia. Read More