Historical Events for 7th July 2022

1495 – King Ferdinand II returns to Naples
1753 – British parliament grants Jews citizenship
1814 – Walter Scott’s novel “Waverley” published
1865 – Mary Surratt, Lewis Powell, David Herold and George Atzerodt are executed for their role in the conspiracy to assassinate US President Abraham Lincoln
1939 – “The Rules of the Game”, French film directed by Jean Renoir, starring Nora Gregor and Paulette Dubost, premieres in Paris
1968 – France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
1972 – 1st women FBI members sworn in (Susan Lynn Roley and Joanne E Pierce)
1990 – 1st ‘Three Tenors’ concert featuring Plácido Domingo, José Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti at Baths of Caracalla in Rome; recording becomes world’s best-selling classical record
2007 – Pope Benedict XVI issues the Apostolic Letter Summorum Pontificum, removing restrictions on celebrating the old Tridentine Mass
2012 – Floods in the Krasnodar region, Russia, kill 140 people

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