Historical Events In May - 07
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
0558 On May - 07 in Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Justinian I immediately orders the dome rebuilt.
0685 On this day in history marwan I ibn al-Hakam, 4th kalief of Omajjaden (684-85), dies
0973 On this day in history the Holy Roman Emperor Otto I dies May 7 at age 60 after an 11-year reign
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 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 May - 07.
1427 On this day in history thomas la Warr, 5th Baron De La Warr, English churchman
1429 English siege of Orléans broken by Joan of Arc on May - 07.
1429 English siege of Orleans broken by Joan of Arc on May - 07.
1523 Franz von Sickingen, Germ knight/protect of poor, dies of wounds at 42 on this day in history.
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 On May - 07 congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands
1617 David Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53 on May - 07.
1624 On May - 07 admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru
1638 On May - 07 cornelis S Goyer takes possession of Mauritius (uninhabited)
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 this day in history theatre Royal in Drury Lane London opens
1664 Louis XIV of France inaugurates The Palace of Versailles on this day in history.
1667 On this day in history johann Jakob Froberger, German organist/singer/composer, dies at 50
1671 On this day in history edward Montagu, English baron Kimbolton, dies at about 68
1673 Johannes Teellinck, Dutch vicar, dies at about 58 on this day in history.
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 Gerard van Swieten, Dutch botanist on May - 07.
1704 Carl Heinrich Graun, composer on May - 07.
1718 The city of New Orleans was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville on May - 07.
1727 On May - 07 jews are expelled from Ukraine by Empress Catherine I of Russia
1736 John Weldon, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1748 French troops conquer Maastricht on May - 07.