On This Day 7 July

Important Days

World Chocolate Day

Important Events

2007 – The first Live Earth benefit concert was held in 11 locations around the world.
2012 – At least 172 people are killed in a flash flood in the Krasnodar Krai region of Russia.
2013 – A De Havilland Otter air taxi crashes in Soldotna, Alaska, killing ten people.
2016 – Ex-US Army soldier Micah Xavier Johnson shoots fourteen policemen during an anti-police protest in downtown Dallas, Texas, killing five of them. He is subsequently killed by a robot-delivered bomb.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1859 – Rettamalai Srinivasan, Indian politician (d. 1911)

1970 – Min Patel, Indian-English cricketer

1981 – Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Indian cricketer

Death/ Death Anniversary

1982 – Bon Maharaja, Indian guru and religious writer (b. 1901)