Historical Events In May - 07
Sunday, 17 February 2019
1836 Norbert Burgmuller, composer, dies at 26 on May - 07.
1840 On May - 07 the birth of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer
1840 On May - 07 the birth of Peter Tchaikovsky, Russian composer
1840 Tornado strikes Natchez MS, kills 317 on this day in history.
1840 On May - 07 tornado strikes Natchez Miss, kills 317
1840 Peter Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Votkinsk Rus, composer (1812 Overture) [NS] on this day in history.
1845 On this day in history jacob van Stolk Azn, timber merchant/art collector
1847 American Medical Association organizes (Phila) on this day in history.
1847 Archibald Primrose, Earl of Rosebery (Lib), British PM (1894-95) on May - 07.
1848 Prussians stop insurrection in Varsovia on May - 07.
1856 Argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact on May - 07.
1861 On this day in history riot occurs between prosecessionist & Union supporters in Knoxville TN
1862 On this day in history battle of West Point VA (Eltham's Landing, Barnhamsville)
1862 On this day in history much of Enschede Netherlands destroyed by fire
1862 Battle of West Point, VA (Eltham's Landing, Barnhamsville) on May - 07.
1863 On May - 07 amiel Weeks Whipple, US Union gen-major, dies of injuries at 46
1864 On this day in history battle of Wilderness ends (total losses USA-17,666; CSA-7,500)
1864 On May - 07 skirmish at Port Walthall Junction VA (Drewry's Bluff)
1864 Battle of Wilderness ends (total losses: USA-17,666; CSA-7,500) on this day in history.
1866 On May - 07 german premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt
1866 On May - 07 cornelis J K van Aalst, president (Dutch Trading Company)
1867 Blacks stage ride-in to protest segregation in New Orleans on May - 07.
1867 Philippine "Pine" Belder, [Mary de Klerk], actress (Hope of Blessing) on this day in history.
1871 On May - 07 louis Papineau, political reformer, dies
1873 US marines attack Panama on May - 07.
1873 Clarence Dickinson, composer on May - 07.
1875 German SS Schiller sinks near Scilly Islands, 312 killed on this day in history.
1876 Franz count of Pocci, German artist/composer (Alchemist), dies at 69 on May - 07.
1877 Cin Enquirer, 1st uses term "Bullpen" to indicate foul territory on May - 07.
1882 On May - 07 willem Elsschot, [Alfons J de Ridder], Flemish writer (Mend)
1883 On May - 07 gino Roncaglia, composer
1884 Judah P Benjamin, confederate minister of War, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1885 On May - 07 john E W Thompson, named minister to Haiti
1885 On this day in history george "Gabby" Hayes, Wellesvile NY, actor (In Old Santa Fe, El Paso)