Sunday July 7, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

July 7: Day of the Week

July 7, 2024 is the 189th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 177 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

July 7: This Day in History

The terms 7th July, July 7th, and 7/7 (pronounced “Seven-seven”) have been widely used in the Western media as a shorthand for the 7 July 2005 bombings on London’s transport system. In China, this term is used to denote the Battle of Lugou Bridge started on July 7, 1937, marking the beginning of the Second Sino-Japanese War.

July 7 Historical Event(s)

1534
European colonization of the Americas: first known exchange between Europeans and natives of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in New Brunswick.
1585
The Treaty of Nemours abolishes tolerance to Protestants in France.
1928
Sliced bread is sold for the first time by the Chillicothe Baking Company of Chillicothe, Missouri.
1941
World War II: Beirut is occupied by Free France and British troops.
1952
The ocean liner SS United States passes Bishop’s Rock on her maiden voyage, breaking the transatlantic speed record to become the fastest passenger ship in the world.
1956
Fritz Moravec and two other Austrian mountaineers make the first ascent of Gasherbrum II (8,035 m).
1958
U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Alaska Statehood Act into law.
1983
Cold War: Samantha Smith, a U.S. schoolgirl, flies to the Soviet Union at the invitation of Secretary General Yuri Andropov.
1991
Yugoslav Wars: the Brioni Agreement ends the ten-day independence war in Slovenia against the rest of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
2011
Roof of a stand in De Grolsch Veste Stadium in Enschede which was under construction collapsed, one killed and 14 injured.

Who were born on July 7?

1586
Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel, English statesman and art collector (d. 1646)
1887
Marc Chagall, Russian painter (d. 1985)
1906
Anna Marie Hahn, German-born American serial killer (d. 1938)
1915
Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander, American novelist and poet (d. 1998)
1924
Mary Ford, American singer (d. 1977)
1936
Jo Siffert, Swiss race car driver (d. 1971)
1957
Jonathan Dayton, American film director
1966
Neil Tobin, American magician and psychic entertainer
1982
George Owu, Ghanaian footballer
1983
Justin Davies, Australian rules footballer

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