Historical Events In May - 07
Wednesday, 13 November 2019
0558 In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Justinian I immediately orders the dome rebuilt on May - 07.
0685 Marwan I ibn al-Hakam, 4th kalief of Omajjaden (684-85), dies on this day in history.
0973 On this day in history the Holy Roman Emperor Otto I dies May 7 at age 60 after an 11-year reign
0973 On this day in history otto I the Great, Holy Roman Emperor (962-973), dies at 60
1166 Willem I, the Bad, king of Sicily (1154-66) on May - 07.
1205 On May - 07 ladislaus III Arpad, King of Hungary (1204-05), dies at 5 or 6
1274 2nd Council of Lyons (14th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.
1355 On May - 07 1,200 Jews of Toledo Spain killed by Count Henry of Trastamara
1416 Monk Nicolaas Serrurier arrested because of heresy at Tournay on this day in history.
1427 On this day in history thomas la Warr, 5th Baron De La Warr, English churchman
1429 English siege of Orléans broken by Joan of Arc on this day in history.
1429 On this day in history english siege of Orleans broken by Joan of Arc
1523 Franz von Sickingen, Germ knight/protect of poor, dies of wounds at 42 on this day in history.
1530 Louis I CondĂ©, French prince/leader of hugenots on this day in history.
1574 Innocent X, [Giambattista Pamfili], 236th pope (1644-55) on this day in history.
1579 On this day in history congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands
1617 David Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1624 On this day in history admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru
1638 On May - 07 cornelis S Goyer takes possession of Mauritius (uninhabited)
1657 On this day in history louis XlV prohibits the sale of liquor to Indians.
1660 On this day in history isaack B Fubine of Savoy, in The Hague, patents macaroni
1663 On this day in history theatre Royal in Drury Lane London opens
1664 Louis XIV of France inaugurates The Palace of Versailles on this day in history.
1667 On May - 07 johann Jakob Froberger, German organist/singer/composer, dies at 50
1671 On this day in history edward Montagu, English baron Kimbolton, dies at about 68
1673 Johannes Teellinck, Dutch vicar, dies at about 58 on May - 07.
1697 On this day in history 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).
1700 On this day in history william Penn began monthly meetings for Blacks advocating emancipation
1700 On May - 07 gerard van Swieten, Dutch botanist
1704 Carl Heinrich Graun, composer on this day in history.
1718 On May - 07 the city of New Orleans was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville .
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 On this day in history french troops conquer Maastricht