Historical Events In May - 07
Saturday, 24 October 2020
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 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 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 this day in history.
1274 On this day in history 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 On this day in history monk Nicolaas Serrurier arrested because of heresy at Tournay
1427 On May - 07 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 On this day in history 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 May - 07.
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 On May - 07 david Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53
1624 Admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru on this day in history.
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 May - 07.
1663 On May - 07 theatre Royal in Drury Lane London opens
1664 Louis XIV of France inaugurates The Palace of Versailles on this day in history.
1667 On May - 07 johann Jakob Froberger, German organist/singer/composer, dies at 50
1671 Edward Montagu, English baron Kimbolton, dies at about 68 on this day in history.
1673 On May - 07 johannes Teellinck, Dutch vicar, dies at about 58
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 May - 07.
1700 On May - 07 william Penn began monthly meetings for Blacks advocating emancipation
1700 On this day in history gerard van Swieten, Dutch botanist
1704 On this day in history carl Heinrich Graun, composer
1718 On this day in history the city of New Orleans was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville .
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.