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  • On This Day: What happened on 01 July?

    On This Day: What happened on 01 July?

    Here’s a look at what happened on this day, 01 July, throughout history. We remember the news, events, and people that influenced the course of history forever.

    ON THIS DAY: 01 JULY

    2008 | Rioting erupted in Mongolia in response to allegations of fraud in the 2008 parliamentary elections.

    2002 | The International Criminal Court was established to prosecute people for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and acts of aggression.

    2007 | Smoking in England was prohibited in all public indoor spaces.

    2006 | The first Qinghai-Tibet Railway Operation in China.

    2003 | Over 500 000 people protested against efforts to pass anti-sedition law in Hong Kong.

    2002 | Bashkirian Airlines Flight 2937, a Tupolev Tu-154, and DHL Flight 611, a Boeing 757, collide in mid-air over ÿberlingen, southern Germany, all 71 on board both planes were killed.

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    BIRTHDAYS

    1952 | American composer and performer, David Arkenstone.

    1926 | American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate, Robert Fogel, died in 2013.

    1971 | American rapper, producer, dancer, and actress, Missy Elliott.

    1984 | Bahamian high jumper, Donald Thomas.

    1966 | Italian footballer and coach, Enrico Annoni.

    ON THIS DAY: DEATHS

    2013 | American general, Sidney Bryan Berry, 87.

    2016 | English author and film director, Robin Hardy, 87.

    2008 | English guitarist, Mel Galley, 60.

    2012 | American author and playwright, Jack Richardson, 78.

    2005 | American singer-songwriter and producer (Change), Luther Vandross, 54.

    SPORTS

    1976 | Ruud van Nistelrooy and Patrick Kluivert were born in the Netherlands on this day.

    ENTERTAINMENT

    2016 | The Legend of Tarzan was theatrically released in the United States on this day in 2D, 3D, and IMAX, by Warner Bros. Pictures.

    AFRICA FACT

    Mozambique is the only one-word country that includes all five vowels in its name.

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