Let’s see what happened On this day, July 1, Throughout history. We always remember the news, events and people who shaped the course of history.
On this day: July 1
Year 2008 | Riots erupt in Mongolia over allegations of fraud in 2008 parliamentary elections.
year 2002 | The International Criminal Court was established to prosecute those responsible for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and acts of aggression.
2007 | In England, smoking is prohibited in all public indoor spaces.
year 2006 | China’s first Qinghai-Tibet Railway operates.
Year 2003 | More than 500,000 people protested Hong Kong’s efforts to pass anti-sedition law.
year 2002 | Bashkirian Airlines flight 2937 Tupolev Tu-154 and DHL flight 611 Boeing 757 collided over Eberlingen in southern Germany, killing all 71 people on both planes.
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1952 | American composer and performer David Akenstone.
1926 | American economist and scholar, Nobel laureate Robert Fogel died in 2013.
1971 | American rapper, producer, dancer and actor, Missy Elliott.
1984 | Bahamian high jumper Donald Thomas.
1966 | Italian football player and coach Enrico Annoni.
On this day: death
2013 | U.S. General, Sidney Brian Berry, 87.
2016 | British writer and film director Robin Hardy, 87.
Year 2008 | 60-year-old British guitarist Mel Galli.
2012 | American writer and playwright Jack Richardson, 78.
2005 | American singer-songwriter and producer (Change), Luther Vandross, 54.
1976 | Luther van Nistelrooy and Patrick Kluivert were born in the Netherlands on this day.
2016 | Warner Bros. Pictures opens in 2D, 3D and IMAX theaters in the United States today.
Mozambique is the only one-word country with all five vowels in its name.