Historical Events In May - 07
Saturday, 31 July 2021
0558 On May - 07 in Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Justinian I immediately orders the dome rebuilt.
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 this day in history.
0973 On May - 07 otto I the Great, Holy Roman Emperor (962-973), dies at 60
1166 Willem I, the Bad, king of Sicily (1154-66) on this day in history.
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 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 Thomas la Warr, 5th Baron De La Warr, English churchman on this day in history.
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 Franz von Sickingen, Germ knight/protect of poor, dies of wounds at 42 on this day in history.
1530 On May - 07 louis I Condé, French prince/leader of hugenots
1574 Innocent X, [Giambattista Pamfili], 236th pope (1644-55) on this day in history.
1579 Congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands on this day in history.
1617 David Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 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 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 this day in history.
1700 William Penn began monthly meetings for Blacks advocating emancipation on this day in history.
1700 Gerard van Swieten, Dutch botanist on this day in history.
1704 Carl Heinrich Graun, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.