2007 in History
January 1 Bulgaria joins the European Union
January 1 Romania joins the European Union
January 1 Slovenia begins using the Euro as it's currency
January 3 Gerald Ford is buried in Grand Rapids, Michigan
January 4 Nancy Pelosi is elected Speaker of the House, by a vote of 233-202
January 9 Apple Computer unveils the revolutionary iPhone
January 11 Vietnam becomes the 150th member of the World Trade Organization
January 30 Microsoft releases Windows Vista
February 25 79th Academy Awards hosted by Ellen DeGeneres in Hollywood
February 25 'The Departed' wins Best Picture at the Academy Awards
March 6 Mega Millions has the highest lottery jackpot ever, $370 million dollars
April 2 8.1 earthquake triggers tsunami in the Solomon Islands
May 6 Nicolas Sarkozy wins the French presidential election
June 8 Space Shuttle Atlantis, STS-117, begins mission
July 4 BBC journalist Alan Johnston is freed by Palestinian kidnappers
July 8 Boeing launches it's newest aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner
July 16 Earthquake in Japan damages nuclear power plan releasing 300 gallons of radioactive water
August 14 Multiple suicide bombings kill over 550 people in Qahtaniya, Iraq
August 15 8.0 Earthquake in Peru kills over 500 people, injures over 1,500
September 13 Burj Dubai becomes the world's largest structure
October 8 Marion Jones gives up 5 Olympic medals after admitting to using performance-enhancing drugs
November 5 Writers Guild of American goes on strike
November 14 7.7 Earthquake in northern Chile
December 27 Benazir Bhutto is assassinated by a bomb blast in Rawalpindi, Pakistan