2007

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This article is about the year 2007.
2007 : January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 1970s  1980s  1990s  – 2000s –  2010s  2020s  2030s
Years: 2004 2005 200620072008 2009 2010
2007 by topic:
News by month
JanFebMarAprMayJun
JulAugSepOctNovDec
Arts
ArchitectureArtComicsFilmHome videoLiterature (Poetry) – Music (Country, Metal, UK) – RadioTelevisionVideo gaming
Politics
ElectionsInt'l leadersPoliticsState leadersSovereign states
Science and technology
ArchaeologyAviationBirding/OrnithologyMeteorologyPalaeontologyRail transportScienceSpaceflight
Sports
SportAthletics (Track and Field)Australian Football LeagueBaseballBasketballFootball (soccer)CricketIce HockeyMotorsport – Road cycling (men, women) – TennisRugby league
By place
AlgeriaArgentinaAustraliaBangladesh - Belgium - BrazilCanadaPeople's Republic of ChinaCosta RicaDenmarkEl SalvadorEgyptEuropean UnionFranceGeorgiaGermanyGhanaHungaryIndiaIraqIranIrelandIsraelItalyJapanKenyaLatviaLithuaniaLuxembourgMalaysiaMexicoMoldovaNew ZealandNorwayPakistanPalestinian territoriesPhilippinesPolandRomaniaRussiaSerbiaSingaporeSouth AfricaSouth KoreaSpainSri LankaUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited States
Other topics
AwardsLawReligious leaders
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
Works and introductions categories
WorksIntroductions
Works entering the public domain
2007 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2007
MMVII
Ab urbe condita 2760
Armenian calendar 1456
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԶ
Assyrian calendar 6757
Bahá'í calendar 163–164
Bengali calendar 1414
Berber calendar 2957
British Regnal year 55 Eliz. 2 – 56 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2551
Burmese calendar 1369
Byzantine calendar 7515–7516
Chinese calendar 丙戌(Fire Dog)
4703 or 4643
    — to —
丁亥年 (Fire Pig)
4704 or 4644
Coptic calendar 1723–1724
Discordian calendar 3173
Ethiopian calendar 1999–2000
Hebrew calendar 5767–5768
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2063–2064
 - Shaka Samvat 1929–1930
 - Kali Yuga 5108–5109
Holocene calendar 12007
Igbo calendar 1007–1008
Iranian calendar 1385–1386
Islamic calendar 1427–1428
Japanese calendar Heisei 19
(平成19年)
Juche calendar 96
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4340
Minguo calendar ROC 96
民國96年
Thai solar calendar 2550
Unix time 1167609600–1199145599


2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter G), the 2007th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 7th year of the 3rd millennium, the 7th year of the 21st century, and the 8th year of the 2000s decade.

2007 was the first year that more people lived in cities than in rural areas and thus can be seen as the end of the Agrarian Age.[1]

2007 was designated as:

UNESCO has recognized fifteen anniversaries for 2007.[7]

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  • Mauritania was the last country to criminalize slavery in 2007 (officially "abolished" in 1981), making the practice illegal everywhere in the world.[15]

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Main article: Deaths in 2007

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Nobel Prizes[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.gizmag.com/go/7334/
  2. ^ "International Heliophysical Year". IHY. Retrieved 2008-10-12. 
  3. ^ "International Polar Year 2007-2008". IPY. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-12. 
  4. ^ "2007 European Year of Equal Opportunities for All". Europa. Archived from the original on 13 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-12. 
  5. ^ UNESCO names 2007 ‘Year of Rumi’ (Daily Times)
  6. ^ Year of the Dolphin website
  7. ^ "Celebration of anniversaries with which UNESCO will be associated in 2006-2007" (PDF). Archived from the original on 21 May 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-21. 
  8. ^ "CNN.com – Transcripts". Transcripts.cnn.com. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 
  9. ^ "KBS Global". English.kbs.co.kr. Retrieved 2011-05-21. 
  10. ^ "GENERAL ASSEMBLY PROCLAIMS 2008 INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF LANGUAGES, IN EFFORT TO PROMOTE UNITY IN DIVERSITY, GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING". Un.org. Archived from the original on 13 May 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-21. 
  11. ^ "Researchers Find 2,100 Year Old Melon". Yahoo News. Retrieved 2007-06-01. 
  12. ^ "'Harry Potter' tale is fastest-selling book in history". International Herald Tribune. 2007-07-23. Archived from the original on 3 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-21. 
  13. ^ Elliott, Larry (2012-08-05). "Three myths that sustain the economic crisis". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  14. ^ "Vatican beatifies 498 Spanish martyrs". Yahoo News. Archived from the original on 30 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-28. 
  15. ^ "UN: There is hope for Mauritania's slaves". CNN. March 17, 2012. 

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