Historical Events In May - 07
Sunday, 17 February 2019
1887 On this day in history henri Pourrat, French writer (Gaspard of the Montagnes)
1888 On this day in history george Eastman patents "Kodak box camera"
1888 Edouard Lalo's opera "Le roi d'Ys," premieres in Paris on May - 07.
1890 On May - 07 billy House, Minn, actor (Imitation of Life, Bedlam, Egg & I)
1891 Battle in Bunyoro Captain F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed on May - 07.
1891 On this day in history battle in Bunyoro: Capt F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed
1891 On May - 07 battle in Bunyoro: Captain F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed
1892 Archibald MacLeish, Glencoe Ill, polit essayist/poet/dramatist (JB) on May - 07.
1895 In Saint Petersburg, Russian scientist Alexander Stepanovich Popov demonstrates to the Russian Physical and Chemical Society his invention on this day in history.
1897 Kitty McKane, England, tennis (Oly-gold/2 silver/2 bronze-1920, 24) on May - 07.
1898 Vera Chapman, writer on this day in history.
1900 On May - 07 bauke Tuinstra, Dutch/Frisian notary/author (Earste Keur)
1900 On May - 07 richard Storrs Willis, composer, dies at 81
1901 On May - 07 the birth of Gary Cooper, American film actor
1901 Gary Cooper, Montana, actor (2 Acad Awards-Sgt York, High Noon) on May - 07.
1902 On May - 07 soufriere volcano on St Vincent kills 2-5,000
1902 On May - 07 sal Gliatto, baseball player
1903 On May - 07 basil Nield, judge/politician
1904 Flexible Flyer trademark registered on this day in history.
1904 Peter Hille, writer, dies on May - 07.
1907 On May - 07 charles Collier wins first Isle of Man TT Race (38.22 mph)
1907 On this day in history charles Collier wins 1st Isle of Man TT Race: (38.22 mph)
1907 On this day in history jef van Durme, composer
1908 Ed MacDonald, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown) on May - 07.
1909 On this day in history construction begins on first 100 houses in Ahuzat Bayit (Tel Aviv)
1909 Edwin H Land, inventor (instant photography (Polaroid)) on May - 07.
1910 On May - 07 35th Preakness: R Estep aboard Layminster wins in 1:40.6
1911 Large demonstrations held in New York, demanding women's right to vote on May - 07.
1912 On this day in history columbia University approves plans for awarding the Pulitzer Prize in several categories The award is established by Joseph Pulitzer
1912 On May - 07 paul H F Brenneker, Neth/Antillian photographer/folklorist
1913 British House of Commons rejects woman's right to vote on May - 07.
1914 US Congress establishes mother's day on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history woodrow Wilson's daughter Eleanor marries in the White House
1914 On May - 07 edward Mollenhauer, composer, dies at 87