February 2007 calendar

February 2007

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 2007.
The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 2007: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 2007?


  • 01 Feb 2007 J. K. Rowling, author of Harry Potter, announces the publication date for her book, ''Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows''. It will be released 21 July 2007.
  • 02 Feb 2007 Three tornadoes swept across Florida, USA for 70 miles, killing 21 people, injuring 100 and destroying 1500 homes.
  • 03 Feb 2007 Baghdad Market Bombing: At least 135 killed and 339 more injured.
  • 04 Feb 2007 In NFL's Super Bowl XLI at Dolphin Stadium in Miami, Florida, the Indianapolis Colts defeated the Chicago Bears by 29-17
  • 05 Feb 2007 U.S. Presidential Election 2008: Rudy Giuliani (R), former mayor of New York City, officially files for candidacy as President of the United States of America.
  • 06 Feb 2007 Denial-of-service attacks are currently underway on at least three domain name server root nameservers. (The Register). See "DNS Backbone DDoS Attacks"
  • 07 Feb 2007 HSBC announced that it will set aside US$10 Billion to cover bad loans in its US Mortgage Division.
  • 08 Feb 2007 American model and TV personality Anna Nicole Smith, 39, dies from combined drug intoxication in Hollywood.
  • 09 Feb 2007 Iraq War: The U.S. Defense Department's inspector General has reported that the Pentagon "purposely manipulated" pre-war intelligence. As chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator Carl Levin (D-MI), has called the report "very damning" and described its findings as "highly troubling."
  • 10 Feb 2007 U.S. U.S. Senator Barack Obama announces a presidential run in Springfield, Illinois.
  • 11 Feb 2007 Vodafone of the UK buys 67% stake at India's fourth-largest mobile operator Hutch Essar for $11.1 billion
  • 12 Feb 2007 A gunman with an armed weapon shoots and kills five people at Trolley Square Mall, Salt Lake City, Utah. Then, the police intervene to end the rampage, which brings the total number of victims to six.
  • 13 Feb 2007 After being indicted by Taiwan High Prosecutors Office for embezzlement charges during his tenure as Taipei's mayor, Ma Ying-jeou resigns from his position as chairman of Kuomintang. Ma also announces that he will be running for the 2008 presidential elections.
  • 14 Feb 2007 To prepare for a Taliban spring offensive, the United States sends the 173rd Airborne Brigade back to Afghanistan.
  • 15 Feb 2007 A meteor streaks across Ohio, USA, and creates a sonic boom.
  • 16 Feb 2007 The G8 countries and South Africa are in agreement with the "Washington Declaration", which proposes a global carbon emissions trading system that will replace the Kyoto Protocol by 2009.
  • 17 Feb 2007 Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States, visits Iraq to hold talks.
  • 18 Feb 2007 Terrorist bombs explode at the Samjhauta Express, Panipat, Haryana India, killing 68 persons
  • 19 Feb 2007 Three Salvadoran deputies to Central American Parliament from the ruling ARENA Party are executed in Guatemala City. Roberto D'Aubuisson, the former president and founder of the party, is one of the victims.
  • 20 Feb 2007 A force of the African Union to stabilize Somalia has been unanimously approved by the United Nations Security Council.
  • 21 Feb 2007 Police in Zimbabwe have banned rallies in Harare areas that are considered strongholds for the opposition party Movement for Democratic Change.
  • 22 Feb 2007 Iraq War:
  • 23 Feb 2007 One person is killed and 22 injured when a train crashes on an evening express in Cumbria. After a few other similar accidents, hundreds of points are checked across the UK.
  • 24 Feb 2007 Japan launches its fourth spy satellite to increase its monitoring of potential threats like North Korea.
  • 25 Feb 2007 Ellen DeGeneres hosts the 79th Academy Awards ceremony at Hollywood's Kodak Theater. The Departed is awarded Best Picture.
  • 26 Feb 2007 Delwa Kassire Koumakoye is the new Prime Minister for Chad. She replaces interim PM Adoum Younousmi, who was acting in place of Pascal Yoadimnadji after Yoadimnadji died on 23 February 2007.
  • 27 Feb 2007 23 people are killed in a Taliban attack at the Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. Dick Cheney, the US Vice President visiting Afghanistan, is uninjured.
  • 28 Feb 2007 Evo Morales, President of Bolivia, declares the Bolivian Floods a National Disaster with 35 deaths and 72,000 homeless.
  • 03 Feb 2007 A Baghdad market bombing kills at least 135 people and injures a further 339.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in February 2007?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Irreplaceable
  2. - Say It Rightyoutube
  3. - What Goes Around…Comes Around
  4. - This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race
  5. - Runaway Love

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Grace Kelly
  2. - Shine
  3. - Starz In Their Eyes
  4. - Ruby
  5. - The Sweet Escape


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in February 2007?

The Dream-Hunter by Sherrilyn Kenyon

The Dream-Hunter


There are both champions and demons in the ethereal realm of dreams. Arik is one such predator.

Step on a Crack by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge

Step on a Crack



The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * John Grisham’s first nonfiction book: a true crime tale that will terrify all who believe in the presumption if innocence. SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES "Both an American tragedy and [Grisham's] …

Dear John by Nicholas Sparks

Dear John


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR John is an angry rebel who quit school to enlist in the Army. Not knowing what else to do, he meets Savannah, the girl of his dreams.

Sisters by Danielle Steel



Four sisters, a Manhattan brownstone, and a tumultuous year of loss and courage are at the heart of Danielle Steel's new novel about a remarkable family, a stunning tragedy--and what happens when four very different young women come together under …