Historical Events In May - 07
Sunday, 29 March 2020
0558 On this day in history in Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Justinian I immediately orders the dome rebuilt.
0685 On this day in history marwan I ibn al-Hakam, 4th kalief of Omajjaden (684-85), dies
0973 On May - 07 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 On this day in history willem I, the Bad, king of Sicily (1154-66)
1205 On this day in history ladislaus III Arpad, King of Hungary (1204-05), dies at 5 or 6
1274 2nd Council of Lyons (14th ecumenical council) opens on May - 07.
1355 1,200 Jews of Toledo Spain killed by Count Henry of Trastamara on this day in history.
1416 On this day in history 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 this day in history english siege of Orléans broken by Joan of Arc
1429 English siege of Orleans broken by Joan of Arc on May - 07.
1523 Franz von Sickingen, Germ knight/protect of poor, dies of wounds at 42 on May - 07.
1530 Louis I CondĂ©, French prince/leader of hugenots on May - 07.
1574 On May - 07 innocent X, [Giambattista Pamfili], 236th pope (1644-55)
1579 Congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands on this day in history.
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 Louis XlV prohibits the sale of liquor to Indians on this day in history.
1660 Isaack B Fubine of Savoy, in The Hague, patents macaroni on this day in history.
1663 On May - 07 theatre Royal in Drury Lane London opens
1664 Louis XIV of France inaugurates The Palace of Versailles on May - 07.
1667 Johann Jakob Froberger, German organist/singer/composer, dies at 50 on May - 07.
1671 On this day in history edward Montagu, English baron Kimbolton, dies at about 68
1673 On May - 07 johannes Teellinck, Dutch vicar, dies at about 58
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 May - 07 william Penn began monthly meetings for Blacks advocating emancipation
1700 On this day in history gerard van Swieten, Dutch botanist
1704 Carl Heinrich Graun, composer on May - 07.
1718 On this day in history 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 May - 07 french troops conquer Maastricht