February 7th Events

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February 7th, 2000 (February 07 2000)EventBahria University is established through Presidential Ordinance No. V of 2000 by the Government of Pakistan.
February 7th, 1999 (February 07 1999)EventCrown Prince Abdullah becomes the King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.
February 7th, 1995 (February 07 1995)EventRamzi Yousef, the mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, is arrested in Islamabad, Pakistan.
February 7th, 1992 (February 07 1992)EventThe Maastricht Treaty is signed, leading to the creation of the European Union.
February 7th, 1991 (February 07 1991)EventHaiti s first democratically-elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, is sworn in.
February 7th, 1991 (February 07 1991)EventThe IRA launches a mortar attack on 10 Downing Street during a cabinet meeting.
February 7th, 1990 (February 07 1990)EventCollapse of the Soviet Union: The Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party agrees to give up its monopoly on power.
February 7th, 1986 (February 07 1986)EventTwenty-eight years of one-family rule end in Haiti, when President Jean-Claude Duvalier flees the Caribbean nation.
February 7th, 1984 (February 07 1984)EventSpace Shuttle program: STS-41-B MissionAstronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart make the first untethered space walk using the Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU).
February 7th, 1979 (February 07 1979)EventPluto moves inside Neptune s orbit for the first time since either was discovered.
February 7th, 1979 (February 07 1979)EventThe final session of the Iranian National Consultative Assembly is held.
February 7th, 1974 (February 07 1974)EventGrenada gains independence from the United Kingdom.
February 7th, 1969 (February 07 1969)EventThe original Hetch Hetchy Moccasin Powerhouse is removed from service.
February 7th, 1967 (February 07 1967)EventA fire at a restaurant in Montgomery, Alabama kills 25 people.
February 7th, 1964 (February 07 1964)EventThe Beatles arrive at JFK International Airport to begin their first tour of the United States.
February 7th, 1962 (February 07 1962)EventThe United States bans all Cuban imports and exports.
February 7th, 1948 (February 07 1948)EventGen. Dwight D. Eisenhower resigned as Army chief of staff and was succeeded by Gen. Omar Bradley.Omar Bradley Quotes
February 7th, 1944 (February 07 1944)EventWorld War II: In Anzio, Italy, German forces launch a counteroffensive during the Allied Operation Shingle
February 7th, 1907 (February 07 1907)EventThe Mud March was the first large procession organized by the National Union of Women s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS).
February 7th, 1904 (February 07 1904)EventA fire in Baltimore, Maryland destroys over 1,500 buildings in 30 hours.
February 7th, 1898 (February 07 1898)EventEmile Zola is brought to trial for libel for publishing J Accuse.Emile Zola Quotes
February 7th, 1894 (February 07 1894)EventThe Cripple Creek miner s strike, led by the Western Federation of Miners, begins in Cripple Creek, Colorado.
February 7th, 1882 (February 07 1882)EventThe last heavyweight boxing championship bare-knuckle fight takes place in Mississippi City, Mississippi.
February 7th, 1863 (February 07 1863)EventHMS Orpheus sinks off the coast of Auckland, New Zealand, killing 189.
February 7th, 1856 (February 07 1856)EventThe colonial Tasmanian Parliament passes the first piece of legislation (the Electoral Act of 1856) anywhere in the world providing for elections by way of a secret ballot. Ovid Quotes
February 7th, 1842 (February 07 1842)EventBattle of Debre Tabor: Ras Ali Alula, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia defeats warlord Wube Haile Maryam of Semien.
February 7th, 1819 (February 07 1819)EventSir Thomas Stamford Raffles leaves Singapore after just taking it over, leaving it in the hands of William Farquhar.William King Quotes
February 7th, 1812 (February 07 1812)EventThe strongest in a series of earthquakes strikes New Madrid, Missouri.
February 7th, 1807 (February 07 1807)EventNapoleonic Wars: Battle of EylauNapoleon s French Empire begins fighting against Russian and Prussian forces of the Fourth Coalition at Eylau, Poland.
February 7th, 1795 (February 07 1795)EventThe 11th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified.
February 7th, 1301 (February 07 1301)EventEdward of Caernarvon (later King Edward II of England) becomes the first English Prince of Wales.
February 7th, 1238 (February 07 1238)EventThe Mongols burn the Russian city of Vladimir.
February 7th, 1074 (February 07 1074)EventBattle of Montesarchio in which the prince of Benevento, Pandulf IV, is killed battling the encroaching Normans.
February 7th, 0457 (February 07 0457)EventLeo I becomes emperor of the Byzantine Empire.

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