This Day in History on 7 July

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 7 July. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

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)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History