Thursday 26 July 2007
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sasha Schreiber .
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Hey There Delilah by Plain White T's.
In UK Umbrella by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z was in the top 5 hits.
The Bourne Ultimatum, directed by Paul Greengrass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while The Quickie by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mad Men.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arena Football: Road to Glory or Coded Arms: Contagion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 July 2007 ?
- Sasha Schreiber: American noted family member, the first child of British actress Naomi Watts and her partner Liev Schreiber.
- A 50-pound chunk of white ice crashes through the roof of a house, in Dubuque, Iowa, USA. Other large chunks of ice fall from the clear sky, tearing through nearby trees.
- The United States Senate passes a package of measures recommended by the 9/11 Commission. (Fox News)
- The United States Food and Drug Administration suspends a gene therapy study and reviews 28 others after the death of a patient. (AP via CNN)
- Two people are killed and four injured in an explosion at the Mojave Airport in California. (Reuters)
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls more than 300 points due to concerns about weaknesses in the United States housing market and weak profit results. (Reuters via CNN)
- NASA confirms that it discovered the apparent sabotage of a non-critical component of the International Space Station due to be carried up by the Space Shuttle Endeavour on August 7. (CNN)
- A car bomb in Baghdad kills at least 25 Iraqis and injures at least 50 more. (ABC News Australia)
- Mohammad Dahlan resigns as National Security Adviser to the President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas due to his role in the recent defeat of Fatah in the Gaza Strip. (New York Times)
- United States District Court judge Nancy Gertner orders the United States Government to pay $101.5 million in compensation to four men for wrongful convictions when the Federal Bureau of Investigation withheld exculpatory evidence. (AP via Fox News)
- Israeli troops and airstrike kill four militants in an incursion into the Gaza Strip including three members of Islamic Jihad and one Hamas member. (BBC)
- Former Bangladesh Telecommunication Minister Aminul Huq is sentenced to 31 years in jail for his role in aiding Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh with terrorist bomb attacks in the country.
- An explosion at an ordnance depot in Aleppo, Syria kills at least 15 people and injures 50 others. (AP via Jerusalem Post)
- Effects of the 2007 European heat wave worsen with new forest fires being reported. (BBC)
- A magnitude 7 earthquake in the Maluku Sea off the coast of Indonesia triggers a tsunami warning for North Maluku in Indonesia which is later cancelled. (BBC)
- Summer 2007 United Kingdom floods: Flood water levels in the River Thames is expected to rise further as England expects more heavy rain. Two people die in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire trying to pump water out of a club. (Daily Telegraph)
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