Today in History, English
Today in History, English

77551July 7Death2013 – Artur Hajzer, Polish mountaineer (b. 1962)
77552July 7Death2013 – Robert Hamerton-Kelly, South African-American pastor, theologian, and author (b. 1938)
77553July 7Death2013 – Donald J. Irwin, American lawyer and politician, 32nd Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut (b. 1926)
77554July 7Death2013 – Ben Pucci, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1925)
77555July 7Death2013 – Anna Wing, English actress (b. 1914)
77556July 7Death2014 – Lammtarra, American race horse (b. 1992)
77557July 7Death2014 – Alfredo Di Stéfano, Argentinian-Spanish footballer and coach (b. 1926)
77558July 7Death2014 – Lois Johnson, American singer-songwriter (b. 1942)
77559July 7Death2014 – Dick Jones, American actor and singer (b. 1927)
77560July 7Death2014 – Eduard Shevardnadze, Georgian general and politician, 2nd President of Georgia (b. 1928)
77561July 7Death2014 – Bora Todorović, Serbian actor and singer (b. 1930)
77562July 7Death2014 – Peter Underwood, Australian lawyer and politician, 27th Governor of Tasmania (b. 1937)
77563July 7Death2015 – Maria Barroso, Portuguese actress and politician (b. 1925)
77564July 7Death2015 – Julia Buencamino, Filipino actress (b. 1999)
77565July 7Death2015 – Bob MacKinnon, American basketball player and coach (b. 1927)
77566July 7Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Ralph MilnerÆthelburh of FaremoutiersIllidiusJob of Manyava (Ukrainian Orthodox Church)Willibald (Catholic Church)July 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
77567July 7Holiday and observanceCaprotinia (Ancient Rome)
77568July 7Holiday and observanceConsualia (Ancient Rome)
77569July 7Holiday and observanceIndependence Day, celebrates the independence of Solomon Islands from the United Kingdom in 1978.
77570July 7Holiday and observanceIvan Kupala Day (Belarus, Poland, Russia, Ukraine)
77571July 7Holiday and observanceSaba Saba Day (Tanzania)
77572July 7Holiday and observanceTanabata (Japan)
77573July 7Holiday and observanceWorld Chocolate Day
77574July 8Event1099 – First Crusade: Fifteen thousand starving Christian soldiers march in a religious procession around Jerusalem as its Muslim defenders look on.
77575July 8Event1283 – War of the Sicilian Vespers: Roger of Lauria, commanding the Aragonese fleet defeats an Angevin fleet sent to put down a rebellion on Malta in the Battle of Malta.
77576July 8Event1497 – Vasco da Gama sets sail on the first direct European voyage to India.
77577July 8Event1579 – Our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, is discovered underground in the city of Kazan, Tatarstan.
77578July 8Event1663 – Charles II of England grants John Clarke a Royal charter to Rhode Island.
77579July 8Event1709 – Great Northern War: Battle of Poltava: Peter I of Russia defeats Charles XII of Sweden at Poltava thus effectively ending Sweden's role as a major power in Europe.
77580July 8Event1716 – Great Northern War: The naval Battle of Dynekilen takes place.

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