History Quiz / 2007

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Can you name the significant events of 2007?

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DateAnswerEvent Description
January 4Nancy Pelosi is elected as the first-ever woman to this position by the 110th United States Congress
March 6This ex-White House aide is convicted of perjury and obstruction of justice
March 9This football stadium in London is opened, six years after its predecessor was closed
April 16Seung-Hui Cho kills 33 people (including himself) at this university in the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history
May 16Alex Salmond is elected First Minister of this part of Great Britain
June 1This pro-euthanasia physician known as 'Doctor Death' is released from prison after serving eight years for second-degree murder
July 1A ban on this action goes into effect in England and Australia, making it illegal to do this in indoor public places
July 7The first series of benefit concerts for this environmental event founded by Al Gore and Kevin Wall are held
July 21This final installment in J.K. Rowling's bestselling Harry Potter series is released
August 4NASA launches the Phoenix spacecraft to explore the surface of this planet under its Scout Program
August 7Stephanie Meyer publishes this installment of the Twilight series
August 7This San Francisco Giant surpasses Hank Aaron's home run record of 755 amid controversy of PED use
September 22This internationally acclaimed mime, a Frenchman, dies at age 84
September 24This sitcom's pilot airs on CBS, and is followed a week later by its second episode, The Big Bran Hypothesis
October 17This spiritual Asian leader received the United States Congressional Gold Medal
October 30This band's album Long Road Out of Eden is released, its first since The Long Run in 1979
November 5Chang'e 1 is launches as this nation's first lunar satellite
November 9This Best Picture by the Coen Brothers is released starring Tommy Lee Jones and Javier Bardem
December 13This listing of 89 Major League Baseball players connected to performance-enhancing drugs is published
December 17-19This Native American tribe declares its independence and withdraws all their treaties with the US

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