Historical Events In May - 07
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 this day in history the Holy Roman Emperor Otto I dies May 7 at age 60 after an 11-year reign
0973 Otto I the Great, Holy Roman Emperor (962-973), dies at 60 on May - 07.
1166 Willem I, the Bad, king of Sicily (1154-66) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 Thomas la Warr, 5th Baron De La Warr, English churchman on this day in history.
1429 English siege of Orléans broken by Joan of Arc on May - 07.
1429 English siege of Orleans broken by Joan of Arc on this day in history.
1523 On this day in history franz von Sickingen, Germ knight/protect of poor, dies of wounds at 42
1530 Louis I Condé, French prince/leader of hugenots on this day in history.
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 On May - 07 david Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53
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 May - 07 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 Johann Jakob Froberger, German organist/singer/composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1671 Edward Montagu, English baron Kimbolton, dies at about 68 on this day in history.
1673 Johannes Teellinck, Dutch vicar, dies at about 58 on May - 07.
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 this day in history.
1700 William Penn began monthly meetings for Blacks advocating emancipation on this day in history.
1700 Gerard van Swieten, Dutch botanist on May - 07.
1704 Carl Heinrich Graun, composer on May - 07.
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 John Weldon, composer, dies at 60 on May - 07.
1748 French troops conquer Maastricht on May - 07.