November 28, 2021
2007 (MMVII in Roman numerals) is a year of the 21st century.
Year of the dolphin
International heliophysical year
International year of Rumi
International polar year
Launch of the Kepler space observatory for the investigation of exoplanets
ESA's Planck mission for the study of Cosmic Background Radiation
Luxembourg and Sibiu are European capitals of culture
European year for equal opportunities
Centenary of Scouting
At the end of the summer, the US subprime mortgage crisis explodes. It will have consequences in the financial markets, banks and companies that guarantee credit all over the world; it is compared to the crisis of '29.
1 January: Bulgaria and Romania join the European Union.
February 25: Academy Awards ceremony
March 21: Baha'i New Year (Naw Ruz)
May 25: conclusion of the fourth centenary of the death of St. Mary Magdalene de 'Pazzi
June 6 - June 8: G8 summit in Heilingdamm, Germany
4 July: the 50th anniversary of the Fiat 500 is celebrated in Turin with the release of the new 500 which will mark the rebirth of the Fiat group.
July 7: declared the new 7 wonders of the world in Lisbon.
July 21: The seventh and final Harry Potter book - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - is published in Anglo-Saxon countries.
29 August - 8 September: the 64th International Film Festival promoted by the Venice Biennale Foundation takes place on the Lido di Venezia.
22 October: fighting in Kurdistan, 17 Turkish soldiers die.
November 20: the Lupercal cave is found on the Palatine Hill in Rome.
December 9: Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela sign the deed of incorporation of the Bank of the South.
13 December: the Lisbon Treaty is signed, replacing the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community.
Italy joins the United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent member.
Slovenia adopts the euro.
Romania and Bulgaria join the European Union.
The city of Sibiu in Romania is the European city of culture.
Germany takes over the rotating presidency of the European Union.
Gaelic is officially recognized as one of the official languages of the EU.
Switzerland adheres to the Schengen treaty.
Angola joins OPEC.
South Korean Ban Ki-Moon takes over from Ghanaian Kofi Annan as UN Secretary General.
Austria: Chancellor Wolfgang Schüssel hires interim after the death of Interior Minister Liese Prokop.
2 January: the Spanish government led by Zapatero breaks with the ETA, the organization for the independence of the Basque Country after the attack on the Madrid airport on December 30, 2006. The official announcement is made by the Minister of the Interior , Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba at a press conference.
January 4: Nancy Pelosi is elected President of the United States House of Representatives.
January 9: Steve Jobs introduces the first touch phone in history, the iPhone EDGE.
January 10: the Court of Cassation definitively ruled on the Ustica massacre: the two Air Force generals ended up on trial for high treason are acquitted.
January 11: Vietnam: the Asian country joins the World Trade Organization, becoming the 150th state to join it.
January 13 - Spain: Former President of Argentina, Isabel Martínez de Perón is arrested, accused of infringing human rights in the 1976 Desaparecidos tragedy.
January 18: Hurricane Kyrill strikes northern Europe.
The Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink is murdered: the perpetrator identified the following day.
January 21: the Serbian Radical Party wins the elections in Serbia, winning the relative majority of seats, but the same leader Vojislav Šešelj admits that it will hardly be able to form a go