Historical Events In May - 07
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
0558 In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Justinian I immediately orders the dome rebuilt on this day in history.
0685 Marwan I ibn al-Hakam, 4th kalief of Omajjaden (684-85), dies on May - 07.
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 May - 07 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 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history thomas la Warr, 5th Baron De La Warr, English churchman
1429 On May - 07 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 this day in history.
1530 On this day in history louis I CondĂ©, French prince/leader of hugenots
1574 Innocent X, [Giambattista Pamfili], 236th pope (1644-55) on this day in history.
1579 Congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands on May - 07.
1617 On this day in history david Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53
1624 On May - 07 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 May - 07.
1667 On this day in history johann Jakob Froberger, German organist/singer/composer, dies at 50
1671 On May - 07 edward Montagu, English baron Kimbolton, dies at about 68
1673 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1718 On May - 07 the city of New Orleans was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville .
1727 On May - 07 jews are expelled from Ukraine by Empress Catherine I of Russia
1736 John Weldon, composer, dies at 60 on May - 07.
1748 French troops conquer Maastricht on May - 07.