7 July It Happened Today
1307 Death of King Edward I of England.
1860 Birth of Austrian composer Gustav Mahler.
1887 Birth of Russian painter Marc Chagall.
1899 Birth of American film director George Cukor.
1940 Birth of Beatles drummer Ringo Starr.
1984 Death of English actress Dame Flora Robson.
1985 Boris Becker becomes the youngest winner of the Wimbledon men’s singles title.
2005 A wave of suicide bombings in London kill 52 people.