Historical Events In May - 07
Wednesday, 15 July 2020
0558 On May - 07 in Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Justinian I immediately orders the dome rebuilt.
0685 On May - 07 marwan I ibn al-Hakam, 4th kalief of Omajjaden (684-85), dies
0973 The Holy Roman Emperor Otto I dies May 7 at age 60 after an 11-year reign on this day in history.
0973 Otto I the Great, Holy Roman Emperor (962-973), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1166 Willem I, the Bad, king of Sicily (1154-66) on May - 07.
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 May - 07.
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 May - 07.
1523 On this day in history franz von Sickingen, Germ knight/protect of poor, dies of wounds at 42
1530 On May - 07 louis I CondĂ©, French prince/leader of hugenots
1574 Innocent X, [Giambattista Pamfili], 236th pope (1644-55) on May - 07.
1579 On this day in history congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands
1617 David Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53 on May - 07.
1624 Admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru on May - 07.
1638 Cornelis S Goyer takes possession of Mauritius (uninhabited) on this day in history.
1657 Louis XlV prohibits the sale of liquor to Indians on May - 07.
1660 On May - 07 isaack B Fubine of Savoy, in The Hague, patents macaroni
1663 On May - 07 theatre Royal in Drury Lane London opens
1664 On this day in history louis XIV of France inaugurates The Palace of Versailles.
1667 On May - 07 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 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 May - 07.
1718 The city of New Orleans was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville on this day in history.
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 French troops conquer Maastricht on May - 07.