Historical Events In May - 07
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
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 May - 07.
0973 On this day in history otto I the Great, Holy Roman Emperor (962-973), dies at 60
1166 On May - 07 willem I, the Bad, king of Sicily (1154-66)
1205 Ladislaus III Arpad, King of Hungary (1204-05), dies at 5 or 6 on May - 07.
1274 On May - 07 2nd Council of Lyons (14th ecumenical council) opens
1355 1,200 Jews of Toledo Spain killed by Count Henry of Trastamara on this day in history.
1416 Monk Nicolaas Serrurier arrested because of heresy at Tournay on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1429 On this day in history english siege of Orleans broken by Joan of Arc
1523 On this day in history franz von Sickingen, Germ knight/protect of poor, dies of wounds at 42
1530 On this day in history louis I Condé, French prince/leader of hugenots
1574 On May - 07 innocent X, [Giambattista Pamfili], 236th pope (1644-55)
1579 On this day in history congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands
1617 David Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1624 Admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru on this day in history.
1638 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1663 Theatre Royal in Drury Lane London opens on May - 07.
1664 On May - 07 louis XIV of France inaugurates The Palace of Versailles.
1667 Johann Jakob Froberger, German organist/singer/composer, dies at 50 on May - 07.
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 May - 07.
1700 William Penn began monthly meetings for Blacks advocating emancipation on May - 07.
1700 Gerard van Swieten, Dutch botanist on May - 07.
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 Jews are expelled from Ukraine by Empress Catherine I of Russia on this day in history.
1736 On this day in history john Weldon, composer, dies at 60
1748 French troops conquer Maastricht on this day in history.