Historical Events In May - 07
Wednesday, 23 January 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 The Holy Roman Emperor Otto I dies May 7 at age 60 after an 11-year reign on May - 07.
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 Ladislaus III Arpad, King of Hungary (1204-05), dies at 5 or 6 on this day in history.
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 May - 07.
1416 On May - 07 monk Nicolaas Serrurier arrested because of heresy at Tournay
1427 Thomas la Warr, 5th Baron De La Warr, English churchman on this day in history.
1429 On May - 07 english siege of Orléans broken by Joan of Arc
1429 On May - 07 english siege of Orleans broken by Joan of Arc
1523 On May - 07 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 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 May - 07 admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru
1638 Cornelis S Goyer takes possession of Mauritius (uninhabited) on May - 07.
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 Theatre Royal in Drury Lane London opens on this day in history.
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 Johannes Teellinck, Dutch vicar, dies at about 58 on May - 07.
1697 On May - 07 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 Gerard van Swieten, Dutch botanist on this day in history.
1704 Carl Heinrich Graun, composer on May - 07.
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 May - 07.