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Philippine Arena is inaugurated

The Philippine Arena is a multipurpose indoor arena at Ciudad de Victoria, a 140-hectare tourism enterprise zone in Bocaue and Santa Maria, Bulacan, Philippines. The Philippine Arena, along with Ciudad de Victoria was officially inaugurated by President Benigno Aquino III and Iglesia ni Cristo Executive Minister Eduardo Manalo.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is published

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a fantasy book written by British author J. K. Rowling and the seventh and final novel of the Harry Potter series. The novel chronicles the events directly following Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and the final confrontation between the wizards Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort.

Burj Khalifa becomes the world's tallest building

The Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With a total height of 829.8 m and a roof height of 828 m, the Burj Khalifa has been the tallest structure in the world since its topping out in late 2008. Critical reception to Burj Khalifa has been generally positive, and the building has received many awards.

American author Ernest Hemingway is born

Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist. His economical and understated style—which he termed the Iceberg Theory—had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his adventurous lifestyle and his public image brought him admiration from later generations.

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