Historical Events In May - 07
Saturday, 25 January 2020
0558 On May - 07 in Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Justinian I immediately orders the dome rebuilt.
0685 Marwan I ibn al-Hakam, 4th kalief of Omajjaden (684-85), dies on this day in history.
0973 The Holy Roman Emperor Otto I dies May 7 at age 60 after an 11-year reign on May - 07.
0973 Otto I the Great, Holy Roman Emperor (962-973), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1166 On May - 07 willem I, the Bad, king of Sicily (1154-66)
1205 Ladislaus III Arpad, King of Hungary (1204-05), dies at 5 or 6 on May - 07.
1274 2nd Council of Lyons (14th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.
1355 1,200 Jews of Toledo Spain killed by Count Henry of Trastamara on this day in history.
1416 On May - 07 monk Nicolaas Serrurier arrested because of heresy at Tournay
1427 On May - 07 thomas la Warr, 5th Baron De La Warr, English churchman
1429 On May - 07 english siege of Orléans broken by Joan of Arc
1429 On May - 07 english siege of Orleans broken by Joan of Arc
1523 On this day in history franz von Sickingen, Germ knight/protect of poor, dies of wounds at 42
1530 On May - 07 louis I CondĂ©, French prince/leader of hugenots
1574 Innocent X, [Giambattista Pamfili], 236th pope (1644-55) on May - 07.
1579 On this day in history congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands
1617 On this day in history david Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53
1624 Admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru on May - 07.
1638 On this day in history cornelis S Goyer takes possession of Mauritius (uninhabited)
1657 On this day in history louis XlV prohibits the sale of liquor to Indians.
1660 Isaack B Fubine of Savoy, in The Hague, patents macaroni on May - 07.
1663 Theatre Royal in Drury Lane London opens on this day in history.
1664 On May - 07 louis XIV of France inaugurates The Palace of Versailles.
1667 On this day in history johann Jakob Froberger, German organist/singer/composer, dies at 50
1671 Edward Montagu, English baron Kimbolton, dies at about 68 on May - 07.
1673 On this day in history johannes Teellinck, Dutch vicar, dies at about 58
1697 Stockholm's royal castle (dating back to medieval times) is destroyed by fire (in the 18th century, it is replaced by the current Royal Palace) on May - 07.
1700 On this day in history william Penn began monthly meetings for Blacks advocating emancipation
1700 Gerard van Swieten, Dutch botanist on May - 07.
1704 Carl Heinrich Graun, composer on this day in history.
1718 The city of New Orleans was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville on May - 07.
1727 Jews are expelled from Ukraine by Empress Catherine I of Russia on this day in history.
1736 On May - 07 john Weldon, composer, dies at 60
1748 French troops conquer Maastricht on this day in history.