July 7th is known as Global Forgiveness Day and Tell The Truth Day.
We’ve made it to the 188th day of the year! There are 177 days left until we reach the new year.
For those of you who were born on this day, your star sign is Cancer.
There were so many fascinating events that happened on July 7 throughout history, and that’s what we’re going to look at right here. Keep reading to find not only historical events, but also fun facts about this day, and so much more!
Did you know that on this day in 1930, construction began on the Hoover Dam in Nevada? It took 5 years to build and over 100 workers died during its construction.
Keep reading for more facts about July 7th in history!
What Happened On July 7 In History?
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2” premiered in London.
The famous Great White Fleet left San Francisco to continue on its around the world journey.
On December 16, 1907, the United States Navy Battleships known as the Great White Fleet set sail on a journey around the world by command of President Theodore Roosevelt. The expedition aimed to pay friendly visits to other countries and show off the new US naval fleet to demonstrate their power. This fleet's hulls were painted a bright white, which is how the fleet obtained its nickname.
Jesse James and the famous James-Younger Gang robbed the Missouri Pacific Railroad near Otterville, Missouri, US.
The James-Younger Gang was one of the most famous gangs of outlaws in 19th century America. Based in Missouri, the crew consisted of many members and carried out multiple crimes across the United States. This robbery was the gang's penultimate crime.
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