– World Population Day;
– Mongolia celebrates Naadam Holiday (commemorates independence from China after the 1921 Revolution).
On this date in Bulgarian history:
1990: Diplomatic relations established with Ireland.
2007: First private T-post office opens first branch in Sofia.
2007: Libya’s Supreme Court of Cassation confirms death sentences of five Bulgarian nurses passed on May 6, 2004. On July 24, 2007, they are released from Judeida Prison and flown to Sofia aboard French government plane, accompanied by French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s wife Cecilia and European Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, Benita Ferrero-Waldner.