Historical Events In May - 07
Tuesday, 19 October 2021
0558 In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Justinian I immediately orders the dome rebuilt on this day in history.
0685 On May - 07 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 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 On May - 07 2nd Council of Lyons (14th ecumenical council) opens
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 On May - 07 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 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 On this day in history louis I Condé, 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 David Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53 on May - 07.
1624 Admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru on this day in history.
1638 On this day in history cornelis S Goyer takes possession of Mauritius (uninhabited)
1657 On May - 07 louis XlV prohibits the sale of liquor to Indians.
1660 Isaack B Fubine of Savoy, in The Hague, patents macaroni on May - 07.
1663 On this day in history theatre Royal in Drury Lane London opens
1664 On May - 07 louis XIV of France inaugurates The Palace of Versailles.
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 William Penn began monthly meetings for Blacks advocating emancipation on this day in history.
1700 On this day in history gerard van Swieten, Dutch botanist
1704 On May - 07 carl Heinrich Graun, composer
1718 The city of New Orleans was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville on this day in history.
1727 On May - 07 jews are expelled from Ukraine by Empress Catherine I of Russia
1736 On May - 07 john Weldon, composer, dies at 60
1748 French troops conquer Maastricht on this day in history.