Historical Events In May - 07
Sunday, 21 July 2019
0558 In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Justinian I immediately orders the dome rebuilt on this day in history.
0685 On this day in history 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 On May - 07 willem I, the Bad, king of Sicily (1154-66)
1205 On this day in history ladislaus III Arpad, King of Hungary (1204-05), dies at 5 or 6
1274 On this day in history 2nd Council of Lyons (14th ecumenical council) opens
1355 On May - 07 1,200 Jews of Toledo Spain killed by Count Henry of Trastamara
1416 On May - 07 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 this day in history english siege of Orléans broken by Joan of Arc
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 Louis I Condé, French prince/leader of hugenots on May - 07.
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 David Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53 on May - 07.
1624 On this day in history admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru
1638 Cornelis S Goyer takes possession of Mauritius (uninhabited) on May - 07.
1657 Louis XlV prohibits the sale of liquor to Indians on May - 07.
1660 Isaack B Fubine of Savoy, in The Hague, patents macaroni on this day in history.
1663 Theatre Royal in Drury Lane London opens on May - 07.
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 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 May - 07 william Penn began monthly meetings for Blacks advocating emancipation
1700 On May - 07 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 May - 07.
1727 On this day in history 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.