January 1 - Bulgaria and Romania join the European Union.
January 1 - Slovenia adopts the euro as its official currency, replacing the tolar.
January 1 - South Korea's Ban Ki-moon becomes the new United Nations Secretary-General,
replacing Kofi Annan.
January 1 - Hong Kong's new smoking ban starts. From this day onwards, smoking is
prohibited in clubs, karaoke bars, restaurants, and all public places.
January 1 - Adam Air Flight 574, a routine domestic flight in Indonesia, disappears; debris
are found 10 days later, but the aircraft remains missing.
January 1 - Angola joins OPEC.
January 1 - War in Somalia: Fighters of the Islamic Courts Union abandon their last
stronghold in Kismayo and flee for the Kenyan border.
January 3 - China conducts an anti-terror raid in Xinjiang.
January 4 - Nancy Pelosi becomes the first female speaker of the United States House
January 5 - War in Somalia: The first shots are fired in the battle for control of the border
town of Ras Kamboni.
January 8 - Russian oil supplies to Poland, Germany, and Ukraine are cut as the
Russia-Belarus energy dispute escalates; restored 3 days later.
January 9 - War in Somalia: U.S. planes conduct air strikes in Somalia against
January 9 - Apple Inc. announces and introduces the highly speculated iPhone at the 2007
Macworld Conference & Expo.
January 11 - Vietnam joins the World Trade Organization as its 150th member.
January 11 - China successfully tests a ground-based ballistic missile capable of destroying
satellites in orbit, drawing criticisms from other countries.
January 13 - The Greek ship Server breaks in half off the Norwegian coast, releasing over 200 tons of crude oil.
January 17 - Hurricane force winds from storm Kyrill claim at least 40 lives in western Europe.
January 18 - Comet McNaught, the brightest comet to appear in over 40 years, becomes visible over the Southern Hemisphere.
January 18 - The strongest storm in the UK for 17 years kills 14 people, Germany sees the worst storm since 1999 with 13 deaths. Hurricane Kyrill, caused at least 44 deaths across 20 countries in Western Europe. Other losses include the Container Ship MSC Napoli destroyed by the storm of the coast of Devon, England.
January 22 - A bombing in a market in Baghdad, Iraq kills 88 people.
January 28 - A battle between insurgents and U.S.-backed Iraqi troops kills 300 suspected terrorists in Najaf, Iraq.
January 28 - February 4 - The 2007 Asian Winter Games are held in Changchun, China.
January 29 - A suicide bomber kills three people in a bakery in Eilat, Israel.
January 30 - Microsoft releases Windows Vista and Office 2007.
February 2 - An unseasonal tornado in central Florida kills at least 20 people.
February 2 - War in Somalia: Eight people are killed in a mortar attack in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.
February 3 - The deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu is found at a Bernard Matthews turkey farm in Suffolk.
February 3 - State of Emergency is declared in Indonesia after 'El Nino'-like flooding.
February 3 - A truck bombing in a crowded Baghdad market kills at least 135 people and injures a further 339 others.
February 4 - The Indianapolis Colts defeat the Chicago Bears 29-17 in Super Bowl XLI, played at Dolphin Stadium, Miami.
February 7 - Sharon Osbourne announces that Ozzfest 2007 will be free.
February 10 - U.S. Senator Barack Obama of Illinois announces a presidential bid in Springfield, Illinois.
February 11 - The 49th Annual Grammy Awards take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
February 12 - An armed gunman shoots and kills five people at the Trolley Square Mall in Salt Lake City, Utah, before being killed by the police, bringing the evening's rampage death toll to six.
February 25 - The European Space Agency confirms Rosetta's successful Mars trajectory fly-by.
February 25 - The 79th Academy Awards ceremony, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, takes place at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. The Departed wins Best Picture.
February 26 - The International Court of Justice finds Serbia guilty of failing to prevent genocide in the Srebrenica massacre, but clears it of direct responsibility and complicity in the case.
February 27 - The Chinese Correction: world stock markets plummet after China and Europe release less-than-expected growth reports.
February 27 - 2007 Bagram Air Base bombing: A Taliban suicide attack at Bagram Air Base while Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney is visiting kills 23, but he is not injured.
March 1 - International Polar Year, a $1.5 billion research program to study both the North Pole and South Pole, is launched in Paris.
March 1 - Airbus announces that it will cease work indefinitely on the A380F freight aircraft.
March 3 - Total lunar eclipse.
March 6 - Mega Millions sets a new world record for the highest lottery jackpot of US $370 million.
March 12 - Alan Johnston, a BBC journalist disappears in Gaza City, Palestine.
March 13 - Stardust Resort & Casino is demolished.
March 18 - The 2007 Formula 1 World Championship Begins with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.
March 22 - NATO troops launch two assaults in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, killing 38 Taliban terrorists. NATO suffers no casualties.
March 23 - Eight human skeletons are discovered in Fort Myers, Florida, later linked to suspected serial killer Daniel Conahan.
March 28 - Former MLB pitcher Ugueth Urbina is sentenced to 14 years in prison.
March 31 - Sydney, Australia, turns off its lights for 1 hour between 7:30pm and 8:30pm as a political statement for Global Climate Change.
March 31 - World DJ Tiesto starts his world tour 'Elements of Life' commencing at the King's Hall, Belfast to a packed audience of 8,000 hosted by Planetlove Promotions.
April 2 - The Solomon Islands is shaken by a magnitude 8.1 earthquake, and hit by a subsequent tsunami.
April 4 - Iran announced it will release the British sailors and marines that they captured on March 23. The captives arrive back in the UK the next day.
April 5 - The Greek cruise ship M/S Sea Diamond strikes a reef off the harbor of Santorini; the ship sinks the next day.
April 11 - Al Qaeda claims responsibility for two bomb blasts in the Algerian capital of Algiers. At least 33 people have been killed and 222 others injured.
April 14 - Retired chess champion Garry Kasparov is detained in Moscow for participating in a banned march.
April 16 - 32 people are killed in the Virginia Tech massacre on the premises of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia.
April 17 - The Pound Sterling hits a 15-year high against the US dollar, breaking through the US$2 level for the first time since 1992.
April 19 - US and allied air forces conduct massive exercises over South Korea with over 500 planes.
April 24 - Gliese 581 c, a potentially habitable Earth-like extrasolar planet, is discovered in the constellation Libra.
April 25 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 135.95 points to close at 13089.89; its first close above 13000 in its history.
April 25 - The Burj Dubai reaches the height of the Sears Tower on its way to becoming the tallest building in the world.
April 26 - Russians riot in Tallinn, Estonia, about moving the Bronze Soldier. Two nights of rioting leave one dead.
May 4 - Tornado strikes Greensburg, Kansas, killing at least 12 and destroying about 90% of the town.
May 4 - Executive Directive 51, which specifies the procedures for continuity of the federal government of the United States in the event of a "catastrophic emergency" signed by President George W. Bush.
May 5 - Kenya Airways Flight KQ 507 crashes in Cameroon.
May 6 - Nicolas Sarkozy is elected President of the French Republic, defeating Ségolène Royal with 53% of the vote in the French Presidential Election.
May 7 - Chinese slave scandal.
May 9 - Subtropical Storm Andrea forms off the coast of Florida, the earliest subtropical storm since Subtropical Storm Ana in 2003.
May 12 - The final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 is held in Helsinki, resulting in Serbia's first victory.
May 15 - Coalition government of Fatah and Hamas in Palestinian National Authority appeared to break down, as massive fighting breaks out in Gaza Strip.
May 16 - Nicolas Sarkozy officially became President of the French Republic after taking over from Jacques Chirac.
May 17 - Hong Kong media regulator receives more than thousand complaints about the Bible being too sexual.
May 21 - The 19th century ship the Cutty Sark is badly damaged by fire in London, UK.
May 25 - The 30th anniversary of Star Wars is celebrated.
May 26 - Russia is once again recognized as a full-fledged superpower by the United States.
May 27 - Dario Franchitti wins the 2007 Indianapolis 500.
May 31 - A calendar blue moon occurred in the Western Hemisphere and parts of the Eastern Hemisphere.
June 1 - A 2100 year old melon is discovered by archaeologists in western Japan.
June 2 - Four people are charged with a terror plot to blow up JFK International Airport in New York.
June 3 - The Valley of Geysers in Russia was destroyed by a mudflow.
June 5 - A mass grave in southern Ukraine, found accidentally by workers in May, has been confirmed to be filled with thousands of victims of The Holocaust.
June 5 - 11 people are killed and 23 others injured in a train crash near Kerang in Victoria, Australia.
June 6 - Twelve people are killed by cyclone Gonu in Oman.
June 8 - The Space Shuttle Atlantis successfully launched on mission STS-117.
June 8 - The coastal city of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia was rocked by heavy storms which claimed nine lives, and resulted in major flooding of the city and its surrounding areas and the beaching of the tanker ship Pasha Bulker.
June 10 - Lewis Hamilton wins the Canadian Grand Prix becoming the first driver of mixed racial origin to win a Formula One race.
June 15 - Bob Barker airs his last episode of The Price is Right, actual taping taking place on June 6.
June 18 - Three people are injured and one dead in a shooting near Flinders St in Melbourne.
June 22 - An F5 tornado tears through Elie, Manitoba, no injuries are reported.
June 24 - South Lake Tahoe - A wildfire starts eventually destroying 254 homes in the area.
June 25 - WWE wrestler Chris Benoit, his wife Nancy Benoit, and son Daniel, are found dead as the result of a double murder-suicide that took place over the previous weekend.
June 25 - Intense heatwaves begin to hit Southeast Europe as temperatures reach 46c in Bulgaria and Greece.
June 25 - Following the wettest June on record, Sheffield and South Yorkshire are affected by flooding. Much of Sheffield, Doncaster and Rotherham is flooded when the River Don breaches its banks.
June 26-July 15 - The Copa América 2007 soccer tournament takes place in Venezuela.
June 27 - Tony Blair resigns as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; New Labour Party leader Gordon Brown is appointed Prime Minister by Queen Elizabeth II.
June 28 - In the aftermath of Greece's worst heatwave in a century, at least 11 people are reported dead from heatstroke, approximately 200 wildfires break out nationwide, and the country's electricity grid nearly collapses due to record breaking demand.
June 29 - Apple's new iPhone is released in the US.
June 30 - A calendar blue moon occurred in most of the Eastern Hemisphere.
July 1 - Smoking in public and work places is banned in England.
July 1 - Smoking is banned in pubs and clubs in New South Wales and Victoria, Australia.
July 1 - The Concert For Diana is held at Wembley Stadium to commemorate Diana, Princess of Wales.
July 2 - Venus and Saturn are in conjunction, separation 46 arcsecs.
July 3 - Torrential rains cause the onset of the 2007 Sudan floods, the worst in the Sudan's history.
July 4 - The 50-star U.S. flag becomes the longest-flying American flag, replacing the 48-star flag that flew from 1912 to 1959.
July 4 - After being held for 114 days, Alan Johnston was finally freed.
July 7 - Venus Williams wins the Women's Singles, at Wimbledon for a fourth time.
July 7 - Live Earth Concerts are held throughout 9 major cities around the world.
July 8 - Boeing launches the new Boeing 787.
July 8 - Roger Federer wins the Men's Singles, at Wimbledon for a fifth time in a row.
July 9 - While celebrating Argentinean Independence Day, snow falls in Buenos Aires for the first time in almost 100 years.
July 10 - A Cessna 310R twin-engine airplane crashes into two homes in Sanford, Florida, killing three adults and two children.
July 14 - Following a presidential decree, Russia withdraws from the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe.
July 15 - In Tacoma, Washington, the second span of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge opens to traffic, making it the longest twin suspension bridge in the world.
July 16 - Earthquake occurs in Japan, killing seven and causing a pipe at a nuclear power plant to break and release about 300 gallons of radioactive water.
July 17 - TAM Linhas Aéreas Flight 3054 overruns the runway of Congonhas-São Paulo International Airport and crashes, killing all 186 and others on the ground.
July 18 - Nelson Mandela convenes a group of world leaders to contribute their wisdom, independent leadership and integrity to tackle some of the world's toughest problems as he turns 89.
July 18 - At the height of rush hour in New York City a major steam pipe bursts, releasing millions of gallons of boiling water and super heated steam. Only one fatality occurred; a pedestrian who went into cardiac arrest.
July 19 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 14,000 for the first time in history.
July 21 - U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney serves as Acting President for two and a half hours, while President George W. Bush undergoes a colonoscopy procedure.
July 21 - The final epic novel in J.K. Rowling's bestselling series Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, was released selling over 8 million copies in the first 24 hours.
July 22 - Floods cause chaos through wide areas of Britain, especially the counties of Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, and Oxfordshire, leaving hundreds homeless and thousands of vehicles stranded on major roads.
July 22 - A bus carrying 50 Polish pilgrims crashes near Grenoble in France, killing 26 people and injuring 24.
July 27 - Two television news helicopters collide in midair while covering a police chase in Phoenix, Arizona, killing both pilots and two photojournalists.
July 27 - Nikola Radosavljevic shot dead nine people in village Jabukovac in eastern Serbia and wounded two.
July 30 - New British Prime Minister Gordon Brown visits U.S. President George W. Bush for the first time as Prime Minister.
August 1 - The I-35W Mississippi River Bridge on I-35W over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota between University Avenue and Washington Avenue collapses at 6:05 pm CST during the later part of rush hour, killing 13 people.
August 1 - Scouting celebrates its 100th birthday with worldwide celebrations.
August 4 - A UK-wide ban on movement of all livestock is in place after foot and mouth disease is found on the Surrey farm.
August 4 - The Phoenix spacecraft launches toward the Martian north pole.
August 6 - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert arrives in historic Palestianian town of Jericho, becoming the first Prime Minister of Israel to visit the West Bank or Gaza Strip in over seven years. Olmert met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
August 6 - The Crandall Canyon Mine in Emery County, Utah collapses, trapping six miners.
August 8 - The Space Shuttle Endeavour is successfully launched on mission STS-118.
August 9 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average loses 387.18 points, its largest single-day drop since February 27.
August 12 - Tiger Woods wins the PGA Championship, his 13th career major.
August 14 - Multiple suicide bombings kill 572 people in Qahtaniya, northern Iraq.
August 14 - At least 22 people are killed, and at least 39 missing, as a bridge collapses in the southeastern province of Hunan, China.
August 15 - India marks the 60th anniversary of their independence from the British Empire.
August 15 - An 8.0 earthquake strikes Peru, killing 512 people, injuring more than 1,500, and causing tsunami warnings in the Pacific Ocean.
August 16 - The Crandall Canyon Mine in Emery County, Utah, collapses a second time, killing three rescue workers and injuring six more.
August 18 - Typhoon Sepat makes landfall in eastern Taiwan.
August 21 - Hurricane Dean, a powerful Category 5 storm, slams into a largely evacuated Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico.
August 21 - STS-118 lands at the Kennedy Space Center, completing Space Shuttle Endeavour's 19th flight.
August 22 - The Texas Rangers score thirty runs in one game, setting the modern (post-1900) MLB record for most runs by one team in a single game, in a 30-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
August 25 - Forty-four people are dead after two bombs explode in Hyderabad, India.
August 24-September 2 - The 2007 World Championships in Athletics was held at Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan.
August 28 - Abdullah Gül is elected as the eleventh President of Turkey by the Turkish Parliament, after secularist concerns delayed his initial candidacy.
September 1 - Finland switches off all of its analogue terrestrial television signals as part of the digital switchover.
September 3 - British troops withdraw from the Basra region of Iraq.
September 4 - Northeast Nicaragua takes a direct hit from Hurricane Felix. The hurricane was a strong Category 5 storm when it reached the coast.
September 6 - A bomb explodes in Batna, Algeria as a crowd gathered to see Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Nineteen people died, while 107 were wounded by the attack.
September 8 - Over 50 people die when car bomb explodes in the Algerian port city of Dellys.
September 13 - The Burj Dubai became the world's tallest free standing structure after surpassing the CN Tower in Toronto.
September 14 - The SELENE spacecraft launches. JAXA has called the mission, "the largest lunar mission since the Apollo program."
September 16 - One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269 crashes in Phuket, Thailand , killing 89 of the passengers and crew.
September 18 - The Federal Reserve cuts interest rates in the U.S by half a point (0.5%) for the first time since 2006 to ease the on-going panic in the financial markets due to the subprime crisis.
September 19 - Typhoon Wipha hits Fuding, China. Authorities had evacuated over two million people prior to the storm's landfall.
September 21 - The Supreme Court of Chile rules that former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori must be extradited to Peru so Fujimori can face charges of corruption and human rights abuse.
September 25 - Microsoft released Halo 3, made by Bungie Studios, 3.3 million copies have been sold and helped sell over 500,000 Xbox 360s.
September 26 - First confirmed deaths resulting from the Myanmar military's crackdown on weeks long anti-government protests. Buddhist monks are arrested and Internet access is cut from the public.
October 1 - The minimum age for purchasing tobacco products is raised from 16 to 18 across England and Wales.
October 2 - Los Ríos Region of Chile officially begins its functions as a new region.
October 8 - Track and field star Marion Jones surrenders her five Olympic medals she won in the 2000 Sydney Games after admitting to doping.
October 10 - The SuccessTech Academy school shooting occurs in Cleveland, Ohio.
October 11 - A small private plane crashes into a house in the Fontibon neighborhood near the El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá, Colombia, killing 5 on board and 2 in the house.
October 17 - Whitehaven, England becomes the first place in the United Kingdom to have one of its analogue terrestrial television signals switched off as part of digital switchover.
October 18 - After 8 years in exile, Benazir Bhutto returns to her homeland Pakistan. The same night, suicide attackers blow themselves up near Bhutto's convoy, killing 136 in the cheering crowd, including 20 police officers. Bhutto escaped uninjured.
October 19 - A gas explosion rocked Glorietta, a shopping mall in Makati, Philippines which killed 11 and injured more than 100 people.
October 20 - Georgia's governor Sonny Perdue declares state of emergency due to drought conditions.
October 20-November 9 - Wildfires in Southern California result in the evacuation of more than 1,000,000 people and destroying over 1,600 homes and businesses.
October 21 - Kimi Räikkönen is crowned world champion as the 2007 Formula One season ends at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
October 23 - The Space Shuttle Discovery successfully launched on mission STS-120.
October 25 - The first Airbus A380 passenger flight, operating for Singapore Airlines, with flight number SQ380, flew scheduled service between Singapore and Sydney, Australia.
October 26 - Apple Inc. launch the sixth major release of their Mac OS X operating system entitled, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.
October 28 - The Vatican beatifies 498 Spanish victims of religious persecution from before and during the Spanish Civil War.
October 31 - A bus bomb in the central Russian city of Tolyatti kills 8 and injures over 50 people.
November 1 - Martina Hingis of Switzerland announced her second retirement from professional tennis due to doping allegations and injuries.
November 1 - London's Metropolitan Police Service is found guilty of endangering the public following the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes, an innocent Brazilian who officers mistook for a suicide bomber.
November 2 - Four firefighters feared dead in the 2007 Atherstone fire disaster.
November 4 - Reformation Sunday is observed by Lutherans and other Protestants around the world, to commemorate the 490th anniversary (October 31) of the Ninety-Five Theses, which began the Protestant Reformation.
November 5 - The Writers Guild of America goes on a strike that lasts until February 12, 2008.
November 6 - A suicide bomber kills at least 50 people in Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan. Among the dead are 6 members of the National Assembly.
November 6 - Legislative elections are held in the U.S. states of Kentucky, Mississippi, New Jersey, and Virginia; Kentucky and Mississippi also hold gubernatorial elections.
November 7 - The Jokela school shooting occurs. Finnish youth Pekka-Eric Auvinen shoots dead 8 people and wounds one at the Jokela School Centre.
November 7 - A 48 hour long state of emergency for Tbilisi is declared by Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili due to the intense anti-government protests that have gripped the capital city.
November 8 - The 8th annual Latin Grammy Awards were held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center at Mandalay Bay on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, USA, near Las Vegas.
November 13 - An explosion hits the south wing of the House of Representatives of the Philippines in Quezon City, north of Manila, killing four people, including Basilan Congressman Wahab Akbar, and wounding 6 others.
November 14 - High Speed 1 from London to the Channel Tunnel is opened to passengers.
November 14 - A 7.7 magnitude earthquake occurs in northern Chile.
November 16 - Over 3,000 people are believed to have died after Cyclone Sidr hits Bangladesh, with the death toll expected to rise.
November 18 - The Zasyadko mine disaster in eastern Ukraine claims the lives of 101 miners.
November 20 - The UK's HM Revenue and Customs admits that it has misplaces two computer discs which contained the records of child benefit claimants data, including bank details and National Insurance numbers, in the United Kingdom, leaving up to 7.25 million households susceptible to identity theft.
November 21 - Senegalese street vendors riot in Dakar after government attempts to ban them from operating in the center of the capital city.
November 21 - Calcutta - Protests over Bangladeshi feminist writer Taslima Nasreen turn into deadly riots, troops are deployed.
November 22 - Vladimer Gurgenidze becomes the 17th Prime Minister of Georgia.
November 24 - Police broke up anti-Putin demonstrations in Saint Petersburg and Moscow.
November 25 - Nawaz Sharif makes a second attempt to return to Pakistan along with his brother Shahbaz Sharif and other family members.
November 25 - Riots continue for a second night in Val-d'Oise, France following the death of two youths in a motorcycle collision with a police vehicle.
November 27 - United Nations Development Programme releases the 2007/2008 Human Development Report.
November 28 - President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf stands down as the head of the Pakistan Army and was successed by Lt. General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.
November 29 - The Armed Forces of the Philippines lays siege to The Peninsula Manila after soldiers led by Senator Antonio Trillanes stage a mutiny.
November 30 - The 2007 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially ends.
November 30 - Atlasjet Flight 4203 crashes near Keçiborlu, Turkey, killing all 56 people on board.
December 2 - Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez's proposed changes to the Venezuelan constitution are narrowly defeated in a nationwide referendum.
December 3 - 14 - United Nations Climate Change Conference at Nusa Dua in Bali, Indonesia
December 4 - The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) releases the results of the PISA 2006 survey.
December 5 - 19-year old Robert A. Hawkins shoots eight people dead and injures five at the Westroads Mall in Omaha, Nebraska, then commits suicide.
December 6 - A pipe bomb explodes in a law office in Paris, France, killing one person.
December 7 - Uranus' orbit will be positioned such that the sun shines directly above its equator (i.e. an equinox)
December 8 - 2007 Africa-EU Summit takes place as European Union and African Union leaders gather in Lisbon, Portugal, for their first joint summit in seven years. The British and Czech prime ministers boycott the event due to the presence of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.
December 10 - The United Nations deadline for a negotiated settlement on the future of Kosovo passed without an international agreement.
December 10 - Led Zeppelin reunites in London, England, for the Ahmet Ertegün tribute.
December 11 - In Algiers, Algeria, two bombs explode within ten minutes of each other, the first near a UN office and the other detonated close to the Algerian Supreme Court. The official death count for both blasts stands as 31.
December 13 - European leaders sign the Treaty of Lisbon in Lisbon.
December 13 - Entry into force of the revised version of the European Patent Convention (EPC), known as the EPC 2000.
December 13 - Former US Senator George J. Mitchell publicly releases a report accusing 89 retired and active Major League Baseball players of anabolic steroid use.
December 15 - President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf had lifted the State of Emergency in Pakistan.
December 18 - The Verkhovna Rada has approved Yulia Tymoshenko to become Prime Minister of Ukraine.
December 18 - Jacob Zuma is elected president of the African National Congress political party in South Africa during the party's national conference.
December 19 - Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, is announced as Time magazine's 2007 Person of the Year.
December 19 - An explosion and fire at the T2 Laboratories facility in Jacksonville, Florida kills 4 and injures 14.
December 19 - The Flying Phantom sinks in the River Clyde, three crew are killed.
December 20 - A group of activist Lakota Indians send a letter to the United States State Department declaring their secession from the Union.
December 20 - An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 ML hits the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand, causing one death and significant damage in the town of Gisborne.
December 20 - The painting Portrait of Suzanne Bloch (1904), by the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, was stolen from the São Paulo Museum of Art, together with O Lavrador de Café , by the major Brazilian modernist painter Candido Portinari.
December 21 - Queen Elizabeth II became the oldest-ever Monarch of the United Kingdom, surpassing Queen Victoria, who lived for 81 years, 7 months and 29 days.
December 21 - The Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia join the Schengen border-free zone.
December 23 - A grand conjunction in which the solar system will align with the galactic center.
December 24 - The Nepalese government announces that the country's 240-year-old monarchy will be abolished in 2008 and a new republic will be declared.
December 25 - An overcrowded suspension bridge collapsed near Nepalgunj, Nepal. At least 15 people are dead, with 100 to 200 missing.
December 25 - An escaped tiger at the San Francisco Zoo kills one person and injures two others.
December 25 - Queen Elizabeth II broadcasts her 50th televised Royal Christmas Message to the Commonwealth.
December 27 - Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated, and at least 20 others are killed by a bomb blast at an election rally in Rawalpindi.
December 29 - After defeating the New York Giants 38-35, the New England Patriots become the second team in NFL history to finish the regular season undefeated.
December 31 - Over 200 people are killed in Kenya due to riots over the results of the presidential election which occurred on December 27.
December 31 - The Big Dig project in Boston, Massachusetts is completed.
War in Afghanistan.
Conflict in Darfur.
February 22 - William Huckleberry Paisley, son of Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams-Paisley.
February 28 - HRH Princess Lalla Khadija of Morocco, daughter of Mohammed VI of Morocco and his wife, Princess Lalla Salma.
March 12 - Xan Windsor, Lord Culloden, son of Alexander Windsor, Earl of Ulster and Claire Windsor, Countess of Ulster.
March 14 - Simeon Hassan Muñoz, son of Princess Kalina of Bulgaria and Kitín Muñoz.
March 17 - HRH Prince Abdul Muntaqim, son of HRH Al-Muhtadee Billah and his wife, HRH Pengiran Anak Sarah, the Crown Prince and Princess of Brunei.
March 19 - HRH Prince Abdullah bin Al Ali, son of Prince Ali bin Al Hussein and Rym Brahimi.
April 7 - HRH Princess Haalah bint Al Hashim, daughter of Prince Hashim bin Al Hussein and Princess Fahdah Mohammed Abu Neyan.
April 10 - HRH Princess Ariane of the Netherlands, daughter of Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Máxima.
April 18 - HRH Princess Hayah bint Al Hamzah, daughter of Prince Hamzah and Princess Noor bint Asem bin Nayef.
April 18 - HRH Prince Lerotholi Seeiso, son of King Letsie III of Lesotho and Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso.
April 21 - HRH Princess Isabella of Denmark, daughter of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and his wife, Crown Princess Mary.
April 29 - HRH Infanta Sofía of Spain, daughter of Felipe, Prince of Asturias and his wife, Letizia, Princess of Asturias.
September 22 - Albert Windsor, son of Lord Nicholas Windsor and Paola Doimi de Frankopan.
December 17 - James Windsor, Viscount Severn, son of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Sophie, The Countess of Wessex. Deaths
January 1 - Leonard Fraser, Australian serial killer (b. 1951).
January 1 - Ernie Koy, American baseball player (b. 1909).
January 1 - Del Reeves, American country singer (b. 1932).
January 1 - Darrent Williams, American football player (b. 1982).
January 2 - Teddy Kollek, Austrian-born mayor of Jerusalem (b. 1911).
January 3 - Sergio Jiménez, Mexican actor (b. 1937).
January 4 - Marais Viljoen, State President of South Africa (b. 1915).
January 5 - Momofuku Ando, Japanese inventor (b. 1910).
January 6 - Mario Danelo, American college football player (b. 1985).
January 7 - Bobby Hamilton, American race car driver (b. 1957).
January 7 - Magnus Magnusson, Icelandic-born television presenter (b. 1929).
January 8 - Iwao Takamoto, Japanese animator (b. 1925).
January 8 - Yvonne de Carlo, American actress (b. 1922).
January 9 - Jean-Pierre Vernant, French historian and anthropologist (b. 1914).
January 10 - Carlo Ponti, Italian film producer (b. 1912).
January 11 - Robert Anton Wilson, American author and conspiracy researcher (b. 1932).
January 12 - Alice Coltrane, American jazz musician (b. 1937).
January 13 - Michael Brecker, American jazz musician (b. 1949).
January 13 - Henri-Jean Martin, French expert on book history (b. 1924).
January 14 - Darlene Conley, American actress (b. 1934).
January 14 - Barbara Kelly, Canadian actress (b. 1924).
January 15 - Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, Iraqi politician (b. 1951).
January 15 - Awad Hamed al-Bandar, Iraqi judge (b. 1945).
January 15 - Bo Yibo, Chinese politician (b. 1908).
January 16 - Benny Parsons, American race car driver and television personality (b. 1941).
January 17 - Art Buchwald, American humorist (b. 1925).
January 19 - Marijke van den Houten
January 19 - Hrant Dink, Turkish-Armenian journalist (b. 1954).
January 19 - Denny Doherty, Canadian musician (The Mamas and the Papas) (b. 1940).
January 19 - Bam Bam Bigelow, American wrestler (b. 1961).
January 21 - U;Nee, South Korean singer and actress (b. 1981).
January 21 - Maria Cioncan, Romanian athlete (b. 1977).
January 22 - Abbé Pierre, French priest and founder of Emmaus (b. 1912).
January 22 - Carlos Olivier, Venezuelan actor (b. 1952).
January 23 - Disco D, American music producer and composer (b. 1980).
January 23 - Ryszard Kapuscinski, Polish journalist and author (b. 1932).
January 26 - Gump Worsley, Canadian hockey player (b. 1929).
January 28 - Cyril Demarne, British wartime firefighter (b. 1905).
January 28 - Hsu Wei Lun, Taiwanese actress (b. 1978).
January 30 - Sidney Sheldon, American author and screenwriter (b. 1917).
January 31 - Kirka Babitzin, Finnish singer (b. 1950).
January 31 - Lee Bergere, American actor (b. 1924).
January 31 - Molly Ivins, American columnist (b. 1944).
February 1 - Gian Carlo Menotti, Italian-born composer and librettist (b. 1911).
February 3 - Pedro Knight, Cuban-born musician (b. 1921).
February 3 - Billy Henderson, American singer (The Spinners) (b. 1939).
February 6 - Frankie Laine, American singer (b. 1913).
February 7 - Alan MacDiarmid, New Zealand chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1927).
February 7 - Helen Duncan, New Zealand politician (b. 1941).
February 8 - Anna Nicole Smith, American model and television personality (b. 1967).
February 9 - Benedict Kiely, Irish author and broadcaster (b. 1919).
February 9 - Ian Richardson, Scottish actor (b. 1934).
February 9 - Alejandro Finisterre, Spanish poet, editor, and inventor of table football (b. 1919).
February 10 - Jung Da Bin, Korean actress (b. 1980).
February 11 - Reginald Hugh Hickling, British lawyer, colonial civil servant, law academic and author (b. 1920).
February 12 - Peggy Gilbert, American saxophonist (b. 1905).
February 13 - Elizabeth Jolley, Australian writer (b. 1923).
February 13 - Charles Norwood, American politician (b. 1941).
February 13 - Eliana Ramos, Uruguayan model (b. 1988).
February 13 - Johanna Sällström, Swedish actress (b. 1974).
February 15 - Robert Adler, Austrian-born inventor (b. 1913).
February 17 - Maurice Papon, French Vichy government official (b. 1910).
February 17 - Dermot O'Reilly, Irish-born musician (Ryan's Fancy) (b. 1942).
February 17 - Mike Awesome, American professional wrestler (b. 1965).
February 18 - Juan "Pachín" Vicéns, Puerto Rican basketball player (b. 1933).
February 22 - Lothar-Günther Buchheim, German author, painter, and art collector (b. 1918).
February 22 - Fons Rademakers, Dutch film director (b. 1920).
February 22 - Dennis Johnson, American basketball player (b. 1954).
February 24 - Damien Nash, American football player (b. 1982).
February 24 - Bruce Bennett, American actor (b. 1906).
February 27 - Bobby Rosengarden, American drummer (b. 1924).
February 28 - Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., American historian and political commentator (b. 1917).
February 28 - Billy Thorpe, Australian musician (Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs) (b. 1946).
February 28 - Charles Forte, English hotelier (b. 1908).
March 2 - Henri Troyat, French writer (b. 1911).
March 2 - Madi Phala, South African artist (b. 1955).
March 3 - Warja Honegger-Lavater, Swiss illustrator (b. 1913).
March 4 - Natalie Bodanya, American soprano (b. 1908).
March 4 - Thomas Eagleton, American politician (b. 1929).
March 4 - Bob Hattoy, American activist (b. 1950).
March 4 - Richard Joseph, British game music composer (b. 1954).
March 4 - Sunil Kumar Mahato, Indian parliamentarian (b. 1966).
March 4 - Tadeusz Nalepa, Polish composer, guitar player, vocalist and lyricist (b. 1934).
March 4 - Ian Wooldridge, British sports journalist (b. 1932).
March 6 - Jean Baudrillard, French philosopher and sociologist (b. 1929).
March 6 - Allen Coage, American professional wrestler (b. 1943).
March 6 - Ernest Gallo, American winemaker (b. 1909).
March 8 - John Inman, English actor (b. 1935).
March 9 - Brad Delp, American singer (Boston) (b. 1951).
March 10 - Richard Jeni, American comedian (b. 1957).
March 10 - Ernie Ladd, American football player and professional wrestler (b. 1938).
March 10 - Angela Webber, Australian author, TV writer, producer and comedian (b. 1954).
March 11 - Betty Hutton, American actress (b. 1921).
March 12 - Antonio Ortiz Mena, Mexican politician and economist (b. 1907).
March 13 - Arnold Skaaland, American wrestler (b. 1925).
March 14 - Lucie Aubrac, French World War II Resistance fighter (b. 1912).
March 14 - Gareth Hunt, English actor (b. 1943).
March 15 - Bowie Kuhn, American lawyer and sports administrator (b. 1926).
March 16 - Manjural Islam, Bangladeshi cricketer (b. 1984).
March 16 - Sir Arthur Marshall, British aviation engineer (b. 1903).
March 17 - Jim Cronin, British businessman (b. 1952).
March 17 - Roger Bennett, American gospel musician.
March 18 - Bob Woolmer, English cricketer and coach (b. 1948).
March 19 - Calvert DeForest, American actor and comedian (b. 1921).
March 19 - Luther Ingram, American singer (b. 1937).
March 20 - Taha Yassin Ramadan, Vice President of Iraq (b. 1938).
March 23 - Eric Medlen, American race car driver (b. 1973).
March 24 - Fredrika Laurentia Theodora van den Houten
March 25 - Andranik Margaryan, 14th Prime Minister of Armenia (b. 1951).
March 26 - Cornelia van den Houten
April 1 - Laurie Baker, English architect (b. 1917).
April 1 - Driss Chraibi, Moroccan writer (b. 1926).
April 1 - Hans Filbinger, German jurist and politician (b. 1913).
April 2 - Henry Lee Giclas, American astronomer (b. 1910).
April 3 - Eddie Robinson, American football coach (b. 1919).
April 4 - Bob Clark, American film director (b. 1939).
April 5 - Thomas Stoltz Harvey Pathologist who conducted Albert Einstein's autopsy (b. 1912).
April 5 - Leela Majumdar, Bengali children's author (b. 1908).
April 5 - Darryl Stingley, American football player (b. 1951).
April 5 - Poornachandra Tejaswi, Indian writer and novelist (b. 1938).
April 6 - Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (b. 1916).
April 7 - Johnny Hart, American cartoonist (b. 1931).
April 7 - Barry Nelson, American actor (b. 1920).
April 7 - Carey W. Barber, English Jehovah's Witnesses leader (b. 1905).
April 9 - AJ Carothers, American writer (b. 1931).
April 10 - Kevin Crease Australian news presenter and entertainer (b. 1936).
April 11 - Roscoe Lee Browne, American actor (b. 1925).
April 11 - Kurt Vonnegut, American novelist and playwright (b. 1922).
April 13 - Don Selwyn, Maori actor and film director (b. circa 1936).
April 14 - June Callwood, Canadian journalist (b. 1924).
April 14 - Don Ho, American musician (b. 1930).
April 15 - Brant Parker, American cartoonist (b. 1920).
April 16 - Frank Bateson, New Zealand astronomer (b. 1909).
April 17 - Kitty Carlisle Hart, American singer, actress & talk show panelist (b. 1910).
April 18 - Iccho Itoh, Mayor of Nagasaki, Japan (b. 1945).
April 20 - Michael Fu Tieshan, Chinese bishop (b. 1931).
April 22 - Juanita Millender-McDonald, American politician (b. 1938).
April 23 - David Halberstam, American author and journalist (b. 1934).
April 23 - Boris Yeltsin, first President of the Russian Federation (b. 1931).
April 25 - Alan Ball, English footballer (b. 1945).
April 25 - Arthur Milton, English cricketer and footballer (b. 1928).
April 25 - Bobby Pickett, American singer (b. 1938).
April 26 - Jack Valenti, American film executive, creator of MPAA film rating system (b. 1921).
April 26 - Conchita Montenegro, Spanish model and actress (b. 1912).
April 27 - Mstislav Rostropovich, Russian cellist and conductor (b. 1927).
April 28 - Dabbs Greer, American actor (b. 1917).
April 28 - Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, German physicist and philosopher (b. 1912).
April 29 - Ivica Racan, 7th Prime Minister of Croatia (b. 1944).
April 29 - Josh Hancock, American baseball player (b. 1978).
April 29 - Dick Motz, New Zealand cricket player (b. 1940).
April 30 - Grégory Lemarchal, French singer (b. 1983).
April 30 - Kevin Mitchell, American football player (b. 1971).
April 30 - Tom Poston, American actor (b. 1921).
April 30 - Gordon Scott, American actor (b. 1926).
May 2 - Juan Valdivieso, Peruvian footballer (b. 1910).
May 2 - Brad McGann, New Zealand film director and screenwriter (b. 1964).
May 3 - Wally Schirra, American astronaut (b. 1923).
May 3 - Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician (b. 1932).
May 5 - Theodore Maiman, American physicist (b. 1927).
May 5 - Gusti Wolf, Austrian actress (b. 1912).
May 6 - Lesley Blanch, English writer and fashion editor (b. 1904).
May 7 - Emma Lehmer, Russian-born mathematician (b. 1906).
May 11 - Bernard Gordon, American screenwriter (b. 1918).
May 11 - Malietoa Tanumafili II, Samoan head of state (b. 1913).
May 12 - Mullah Dadullah Akhund, Afghani Taliban military leader.
May 12 - Teddy Infuhr, American child actor (b. 1936).
May 14 - Colin St John Wilson, English architect (b. 1922).
May 15 - Jerry Falwell, American evangelist (b. 1933).
May 15 - Yolanda King, American actress and activist, daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. 1955).
May 17 - Lloyd Alexander, American author (b. 1924).
May 18 - Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, French physicist and Nobel Prize for Physics laureate (b. 1932).
May 18 - Yoyoy Villame, Filipino singer (b. 1938).
May 19 - Dean Eyre, New Zealand politician (b. 1914).
May 20 - Stanley Miller, American chemist and biologist (b. 1930).
May 25 - Charles Nelson Reilly, American actor (b. 1931).
May 27 - Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (Zard) (b. 1967).
May 27 - Percy Sonn, South African lawyer and cricket executive (b. 1949).
May 27 - Ed Yost, American inventor of the modern hot air balloon (b. 1919).
May 28 - Marquise Hill, American football player (b. 1982).
June 2 - Huang Ju, Chinese politician (b. 1938).
June 4 - Bill France, Jr., American President/CEO of NASCAR (b. 1933).
June 4 - Craig L. Thomas, American politician (b. 1933).
June 5 - Povel Ramel, Swedish entertainer (b. 1922).
June 8 - Aden Abdullah Osman Daar, first President of Somalia (b. 1908).
June 10 - Augie Auer, meteorologist (b. 1940).
June 11 - Imre Friedmann, American scientist (b. 1921).
June 11 - Mala Powers, American film actress (b. 1931).
June 12 - Don Herbert, American television personality, Mr. Wizard (b. 1917).
June 13 - David Hatch, BBC Radio producer and comedian (b. 1939).
June 14 - Ruth Bell Graham, Wife of Billy Graham (b. 1920).
June 14 - Jacques Simonet, Belgian politician (b. 1963).
June 14 - Kurt Waldheim, Austrian politician and diplomat, former United Nations Secretary-General (b. 1918).
June 15 - Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (b. 1958).
June 17 - Gianfranco Ferrè, Italian designer (b. 1944).
June 18 - Bernard Manning, English comedian (b. 1930).
June 18 - Vilma Espín, Cuban wife of Raúl Castro (b. 1930).
June 18 - Georges Thurston, Canadian singer (b. 1951).
June 19 - El Fary, Spanish singer (b. 1937).
June 19 - Terry Hoeppner, American football coach (b. 1947).
June 19 - Antonio Aguilar, Mexican singer and actor (b. 1919).
June 20 - Trevor Henry, New Zealand Justice (b. 1902).
June 21 - Bob Evans, American restaurateur (b. 1918).
June 22 - Nancy Benoit, American professional wrestling manager (b. 1964).
June 22 - Rod Beck, American baseball player (b. 1968).
June 22 - Erik Parlevliet, Dutch field hockey player b. (1964).
June 24 - Derek Dougan, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1938).
June 24 - Chris Benoit, Canadian professional wrestler (double-murder suicide) (b. 1967).
June 24 - Jack Flynt, American politician (b. 1914).
June 25 - J. Fred Duckett, American sports announcer and teacher (b. 1933).
June 25 - Khadijeh Dadehbala (Mahasti), Iranian popular singer (b. 1946).
June 26 - Jupp Derwall, German footballer and coach (b. 1927).
June 26 - Joey Sadler, New Zealand rugby player (b. 1914).
June 27 - Liz Claiborne, Belgian-American fashion designer (b. 1929).
June 27 - William Hutt, Canadian stage and film actor (b. 1920).
June 28 - Kiichi Miyazawa, 78th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1919).
June 29 - Joel Siegel, American film critic (b. 1943).
June 29 - George McCorkle, American musician (b. 1947).
June 30 - Jan Herman Linge, Norwegian engineer and boat designer (b. 1922).
July 1 - Frederica Theodora Henrica Göppel
July 1 - Gottfried von Bismarck, German aristocrat and socialite (b. 1962).
July 2 - Brahim Déby, son of Chadian president Idriss Déby (b. 1980).
July 2 - Vojislav Nikcevic, Montenegrin professor and linguist (b. 1935).
July 2 - Beverly Sills, American soprano (b. 1929).
July 2 - Dilip Sardesai, Indian cricketer (b. 1940).
July 2 - Jimmy Walker, American basketball player (b. 1944).
July 2 - Hy Zaret, American lyricist and composer (b. 1907).
July 3 - Claude Pompidou, wife of President of France Georges Pompidou (b. 1912).
July 3 - Boots Randolph, American saxophone player (b. 1927).
July 4 - Baris Akarsu, Turkish musician (b.1979).
July 4 - José Roberto Espinosa, Mexican commentator (b.1948).
July 4 - Liane Bahler, German cyclist (b. 1982).
July 4 - Johnny Frigo, American jazz violinist and bassist (b.1916).
July 4 - Bill Pinkney, American singer (b. 1925).
July 4 - Osvaldo Romo, Chilean agent of the Pinochet's Dirección de Inteligencia Nacional (DINA) (b. 1938).
July 5 - George Melly, English singer (b. 1926).
July 5 - Régine Crespin, French soprano (b. 1927).
July 6 - Lois Wyse, American advertising executive, author, and columnist (b. 1926).
July 9 - Charles Lane, American actor (b. 1905).
July 10 - Zheng Xiaoyu, Chinese bureaucrat (b. 1944).
July 10 - Abdul Rashid Ghazi, Pakistani cleric (b. 1964).
July 10 - Corbin Harney, an elder and spiritual leader of the Newe (Western Shoshone) people (b. 1920).
July 11 - Lady Bird Johnson, former First Lady of the United States (b. 1912).
July 11 - Alfonso López Michelsen, 32nd Colombian President (b. 1913).
July 11 - Ed Mirvish, Canadian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1914).
July 11 - Shag Crawford, American umpire in Major League Baseball (b. 1916).
July 11 - Jimmy Skinner, Detroit Red Wings head coach (b. 1917).
July 11 - Richard Franklin, Australian film director (b. 1948).
July 12 - Nigel Dempster, British journalist, author, broadcaster and diarist (b.1941).
July 12 - Pat Fordice, First Lady of Mississippi from 1992 until 2000 (b. 1935).
July 12 - Jim Mitchell, pioneer in the pornographic film industry (b. 1945).
July 12 - Larry Staverman, American professional basketball player and coach (b. 1936).
July 12 - Stan Zemanek, Australian radio broadcaster (b. 1947).
July 12 - Mr. Butch, American homeless man living on the streets of Boston, also known as "King of Kenmore Square" (b. 1951)
July 14 - John Ferguson, Canadian professional hockey player, coach and executive (b. 1938)
July 18 - Kenji Miyamoto, Japanese politician (b. 1908)
July 19 - A. K. Faezul Huq, Bangladeshi lawyer and politician (b. 1945)
July 20 - Tammy Faye Messner, American evangelist (b. 1942).
July 22 - Mike Coolbaugh, American baseball player and coach (b. 1972)
July 22 - László Kovács, Hungarian-American cinematographer (b. 1933).
July 22 - Ulrich Mühe, German actor (b. 1953).
July 22 - Jean Stablinski, French cyclist of Polish origin (b. 1932).
July 22 - Rollie Stiles, American baseball player (b. 1906).
July 22 - Aleksandr Tatarskiy, Russian animation film director (b. 1950).
July 22 - Jarrod Cunningham, New Zealand rugby player (b. 1968).
July 23 - Benjamin Libet, American pioneering scientist in the field of human consciousness (b. 1916).
July 23 - Mohammed Zahir Shah, last King of Afghanistan (b. 1914).
July 24 - Albert Ellis, American psychologist (b. 1913).
July 26 - Skip Prosser, American basketball coach (b. 1950).
July 27 - James Oyebola, British heavyweight boxer (b. 1961).
July 29 - Mike Reid, British comedian and actor (b. 1940).
July 29 - Tom Snyder, American talk show host (b. 1936).
July 30 - Michelangelo Antonioni, Italian film director (b. 1912).
July 30 - Teoctist Arapasu, Ex-Romanian Orthodox Church Patriarch (b. 1915).
July 30 - Ingmar Bergman, Swedish film director (b. 1918).
July 30 - Bill Walsh, American football coach (b. 1931).
August 1 - Tommy Makem, Irish folk musician (b. 1932).
August 1 - Ryan Cox, South African professional road racing cyclist (b. 1979).
August 1 - Veikko Karvonen, Finnish athlete (b. 1926).
August 2 - Holden Roberto, Angolan nationalist leader (b. 1923).
August 2 - Chauncey Bailey, American columnist and newspaper editor (b. 1949).
August 3 - James T. Callahan, American actor (b. 1930).
August 3 - John Gardner, British author (b. 1926).
August 4 - Lee Hazlewood, American country singer, songwriter and producer (b. 1929).
August 4 - Frank Mancuso, American baseball player and politician (b. 1918).
August 5 - Oliver Hill, American lawyer (b. 1907).
August 5 - Jean-Marie Cardinal Lustiger, French Cardinal Archbishop of Paris (b. 1926).
August 6 - Heinz Barth, German war criminal (b. 1920).
August 7 - Hal Fishman, Los Angeles-based local news anchor (b. 1931).
August 7 - Ernesto Alonso, Mexican soap opera actor, director and producer, best known as Señor Telenovela (b. 1917).
August 7 - Angus Tait, New Zealand electronics innovator and businessman (b. 1919).
August 8 - Joybubbles, American Phone Phreak (b. 1949).
August 8 - Ma Lik, Chinese politician (b. 1952).
August 8 - Melville Shavelson, American film director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1917).
August 9 - Joe O'Donnell, American documentary photographer and photojournalist (b. 1922).
August 10 - Tony Wilson, English broadcaster, nightclub manager, and record label owner (b.1950).
August 10 - James Faust, an Apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1920).
August 12 - Merv Griffin, American TV personality (b. 1925).
August 13 - Brooke Astor, American socialite and philanthropist (b. 1902).
August 13 - Phil Rizzuto, American baseball player and announcer (b. 1917).
August 13 - Brian Adams, American professional wrestler (b. 1964).
August 14 - Tikhon Khrennikov, Russian composer (b. 1913).
August 15 - Richard Bradshaw, British opera conductor (b. 1944).
August 15 - John Gofman, American Manhattan Project scientist and advocate (b. 1918).
August 15 - Sam Pollock, Canadian sports executive (b. 1925).
August 16 - Max Roach, American percussionist, drummer, and composer (b. 1924).
August 17 - Eddie Griffin, American basketball player (b. 1982).
August 18 - Michael Deaver, American political adviser (b. 1938).
August 20 - Leona Helmsley, American hotel operator and real estate investor (b. 1920).
August 21 - Elizabeth P. Hoisington, American brigadier general (b. 1918).
August 21 - Qurratulain Hyder, Indian novelist (b. 1926).
August 24 - Abdul Rahman Arif, 4th President of Iraq (b. 1916).
August 25 - Raymond Barre, French politician and economist (b. 1924).
August 25 - Ray Jones, English footballer (b. 1988).
August 26 - Gaston Thorn, Luxembourger politician (b. 1928).
August 28 - Antonio Puerta, Spanish footballer (b. 1984).
August 28 - Francisco Umbral, Spanish journalist, novelist, biographer and essayist (b. 1935).
August 28 - Miyoshi Umeki, Japanese actress (b. 1929).
August 28 - Nikola Nobilo, New Zealand winemaker (b. 1913).
August 29 - Richard Jewell, American falsely accused of bombing the Centennial Olympic Park (b. 1962).
August 29 - Pierre Messmer, French politician (b. 1916).
August 29 - Chaswe Nsofwa, Zambian footballer (b. 1978).
August 29 - James Muir Cameron Fletcher, New Zealand industrialist (b. 1914).
August 30 - Michael Jackson, English writer (b. 1942).
August 30 - Charles Vanik, American politician (b. 1918).
August 31 - Gay Brewer, American golfer (b. 1932).
September 1 - Tomás Medina Caracas, Colombian rebel leader (b. 1965).
September 1 - Roy McKenzie, New Zealand philanthropist (b. 1922).
September 2 - Max McNab, Canadian hockey player and hockey executive (b. 1924).
September 3 - Jane Tomlinson, British charity fund raiser (b. 1964).
September 3 - Syd Jackson, Maori activist and trade unionist (b. 1939).
September 5 - Jennifer Dunn, American politician (b. 1941).
September 5 - Paul Gillmor, American politician (b. 1939).
September 5 - D. James Kennedy, American evangelist (b. 1930).
September 6 - Madeleine L'Engle, American author (b. 1918).
September 6 - Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor (b. 1935).
September 7 - Mark Weil, Uzbek theater director (b. 1952).
September 8 - Charlie Parlato, American musician (b. 1919).
September 9 - Helmut Senekowitsch, Austrian footballer and coach (b. 1933).
September 10 - Anita Roddick, English entrepreneur (b. 1942).
September 10 - Jane Wyman, American actress, former wife of Ronald Reagan (b. 1917).
September 11 - Ian Porterfield, Scottish footballer (b. 1946).
September 11 - Joe Zawinul, Austrian musician (b. 1932).
September 13 - Whakahuihui Vercoe, New Zealand clergyman (b. 1928).
September 14 - Benny Vansteelant, Belgian duathlete (b. 1976).
September 15 - Colin McRae, Scottish world rally champion (b. 1968).
September 15 - Aldemaro Romero, Venezuelan musician (b. 1928).
September 15 - Brett Somers, American actress (b. 1924).
September 16 - Robert Jordan, American author (b. 1948).
September 19 - Antoine Ghanem, Lebanese politician (b. 1943).
September 20 - Mahlon Clark, American musician (b. 1923).
September 21 - Hallgeir Brenden, Norwegian athlete (b. 1929).
September 21 - Alice Ghostley, American actress (b. 1926).
September 21 - Rex Humbard, American evangelist (b. 1919).
September 21 - Petar Stambolic, Serbian politician (b. 1912).
September 22 - Marcel Marceau, French mime artist (b. 1923).
September 23 - Ken Danby, Canadian artist (b. 1940).
September 26 - Bill Wirtz, American businessman (b. 1929).
September 27 - Bill Perry, South African footballer, scored winning goal in the 1953 FA Cup Final (b. 1930).
September 27 - Avraham Shapira, Israeli chief rabbi (b. 1914).
September 27 - Kenji Nagai, Japanese journalist (b. 1957).
September 28 - Wally Parks, American founder of the National Hot Rod Association (b. 1913).
September 29 - Lois Maxwell, Canadian actress (b. 1927).
September 30 - Milan Jelic, Bosnian-Serb politician (b. 1956).
October 1 - Chris Mainwaring, Australian rules football player (b. 1966).
October 1 - Al Oerter, American athlete (b. 1936).
October 1 - Ned Sherrin, English broadcaster and theatre director (b. 1931).
October 2 - Dan Keating, Irish republican (b. 1902).
October 3 - Tony Ryan, Irish businessman (b. 1936).
October 4 - Antonie Iorgovan, Romanian jurist, professor, and politician (b. 1948).
October 5 - Justin Tuveri, Italian veteran of World War I (b. 1898).
October 6 - Jo Ann Davis, American politician (b. 1950).
October 7 - Norifumi Abe, Japanese motorcycle road racer (b. 1975).
October 7 - Luciana Frassati Gawronska, Italian author (b. 1902.
October 8 - Constantine Andreou, Greek painter and sculptor (b. 1917).
October 11 - Sri Chinmoy, Indian philosopher (b. 1931).
October 12 - Soe Win, Burmese politician (b. 1948).
October 12 - Kisho Kurokawa, Japanese architect (b. 1934).
October 13 - Bob Denard, French mercenary (b. 1929).
October 15 - Siegfried van den Houten
October 16 - Deborah Kerr, Scottish actress (b. 1921).
October 16 - Rosalio José Castillo Lara, Venezuelan cardinal (b. 1922).
October 16 - Toe Proeski, Macedonian singer (b. 1981).
October 16 - Barbara West, 2nd to last living survivor of the Titanic sinking (b. 1911).
October 17 - Joey Bishop, American entertainer (b. 1918).
October 17 - Teresa Brewer, American singer (b. 1931).
October 18 - Alan Coren, English columnist (b. 1939).
October 18 - William J. Crowe, American military commander and ambassador (b. 1925).
October 18 - Lucky Dube, South African musician (b. 1964).
October 19 - Randall Forsberg, American nuclear freeze advocate (b. 1943).
October 19 - Jan Wolkers, Dutch author, sculptor and painter (b. 1925).
October 20 - Max McGee, American football player (b. 1932).
October 22 - Ève Curie, French author, daughter of Pierre and Marie Curie (b. 1904).
October 23 - Lim Goh Tong, Malaysian Chinese businessman (b. 1918).
October 24 - Petr Eben, Czech composer (b. 1929).
October 24 - Ian Middleton, New Zealand novelist (b. 1928).
October 26 - Nicolae Dobrin, Romanian footballer (b. 1947).
October 26 - Friedman Paul Erhardt, German American pioneering television chef (b. 1943).
October 26 - Arthur Kornberg, American biochemist (b. 1918).
October 26 - Khun Sa, Burmese warlord (b. 1934).
October 28 - Porter Wagoner, American country singer (b. 1927).
October 30 - Robert Goulet, American entertainer (b. 1933).
November 1 - Paul Tibbets, American general, pilot of the Enola Gay (b. 1915).
November 2 - Charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (b. 1978).
November 2 - S. P. Thamilselvan, Sri Lankan Tamil political leader (b. 1967).
November 2 - Igor Moiseyev, Russian choreographer (b. 1906).
November 2 - Lillian Ellison, American professional wrestler (b. 1923).
November 3 - Martin Meehan, Irish republican (b. 1945).
November 3 - Ryan Shay, American runner (b. 1979).
November 5 - Nils Liedholm, Swedish footballer and coach (b. 1922).
November 6 - Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist (b. 1920).
November 6 - Hank Thompson, American country singer (b. 1925).
November 7 - Hilda Braid, English actress (b. 1929).
November 8 - Chad Varah, English Anglican priest, founder of the Samaritans (b. 1911).
November 8 - Dulce Saguisag, Filipino politician (b. 1943).
November 9 - Luis Herrera Campins, 56th President of Venezuela (b. 1925).
November 10 - Laraine Day, American actress (b. 1920).
November 10 - Augustus F. Hawkins, American politician and civil rights lawmaker (b. 1907).
November 10 - Norman Mailer, American writer (b. 1923).
November 12 - Ira Levin, American novelist (b. 1929).
November 13 - John Doherty, English footballer (b. 1935).
November 13 - Kazuhisa Inao, Japanese baseball player (b. 1937).
November 13 - Wahab Akbar, Filipino politician (b. 1960).
November 15 - Joe Nuxhall, American baseball player and announcer (b. 1928).
November 16 - Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author (b. 1946).
November 19 - Dick Wilson, American actor (b. 1916).
November 20 - Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia (b. 1919).
November 21 - Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, and playwright (b. 1921).
November 21 - Tom Johnson, Canadian sports executive and hockey player (b. 1928).
November 22 - Pietertje van As
November 22 - Verity Lambert, English producer (b. 1935).
November 23 - Joe Kennedy, American baseball player (b. 1979).
November 23 - Vladimir Kryuchkov, Russian Soviet-era bureaucrat (b. 1924).
November 24 - Casey Calvert, American musician (Hawthorne Heights) (b. 1981).
November 25 - Kevin DuBrow, American musician (Quiet Riot) (b. 1955).
November 27 - Sean Taylor, American football player (b. 1983).
November 27 - Robert Cade, American physician and inventor of the beverage Gatorade (b. 1927).
November 28 - Elly Beinhorn, German pilot (b. 1907).
November 29 - Henry Hyde, American politician (b. 1924).
November 29 - Roger Bonham Smith, American businessman (b. 1925).
November 30 - Evel Knievel, American motorcycle daredevil (b. 1938).
December 1 - Ken McGregor, Australian tennis player (b. 1929).
December 2 - Robert O. Anderson, American businessman (b. 1917).
December 2 - Elizabeth Hardwick, American literary critic and novelist (b. 1916).
December 2 - Les Shannon, English footballer and manager (b. 1926).
December 2 - Thomas Torrance, Scottish Protestant theologian (b. 1913).
December 4 - Pimp C, American rapper (b. 1973).
December 4 - Norval Morrisseau, Canadian artist (b. 1932).
December 4 - Chip Reese, American professional gambler (b. 1951).
December 5 - Karlheinz Stockhausen, German composer (b. 1928).
December 5 - Andrew Imbrie, American composer (b. 1921).
December 6 - Katy French, Irish model (b. 1983).
December 9 - Thore Skogman, Swedish entertainer (b. 1931).
December 9 - Abdullah Qureshi, Pakistani activist (b. 1935).
December 10 - Ashleigh Aston Moore, actress (b. 1981).
December 11 - Nicholas Kao Se Tseien, Chinese Catholic priest (b. 1897).
December 11 - Ottomar Pinto, Brazilian politician (b. 1931).
December 12 - Ike Turner, American musician (b. 1931).
December 15 - Julia Carson, American politician (b. 1938).
December 15 - Ace Vergel, Filipino actor (b. 1952).
December 16 - Dan Fogelberg, American singer and songwriter (b. 1951).
December 18 - Bill Strauss, American satirist, author and historian (b. 1947).
December 20 - Arabella Spencer-Churchill, English philanthropist (b. 1949).
December 22 - Chrysostomos I, Archbishop of Cyprus (b. 1927).
December 22 - Julien Gracq, French writer (b. 1910).
December 22 - Andrew Glyn, English economist (b. 1943).
December 23 - Michael Kidd, American choreographer (b. 1915).
December 23 - Oscar Peterson, Canadian jazz pianist and composer (b. 1925).
December 24 - Akbar Radi, Iranian dramatist and playwright (b. 1939).
December 26 - Joe Dolan, Irish singer (b. 1939).
December 26 - Stu Nahan, American sportscaster (b. 1926).
December 27 - Benazir Bhutto, Pakistani politician (b. 1953).
December 27 - Jaan Kross, Estonian writer (b. 1920).
December 27 - Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Polish film director (b. 1922).
December 27 - Prince Pedro Gastão of Orléans-Braganza?, a claimant to the Brazilian throne (b. 1913).
December 28 - Aidin Nikkhah Bahrami, Iranian basketball player (b. 1982).
December 29 - Kevin Greening, Former BBC Radio 1 DJ (b. 1962).
December 29 - Abdullah ibn Husayn al-Ahmar, Yemeni political and tribal leader (b. 1933).
December 29 - Phil O'Donnell, Scottish footballer (b. 1972).
December 31 - Ettore Sottsass, Italian architect (b. 1917).To my Homepage