Historical Events In May - 07
Thursday, 25 April 2019
1931 On May - 07 gene [Rodman] Wolfe, US, sci-fi author (Soldier of Arete)
1932 58th Kentucky Derby: Eugene James aboard Burgoo King wins in 2:05.2 on this day in history.
1932 Hans Boskamp, [Johan HG Hoelscher], actor/producer (Oh My Papa) on this day in history.
1932 Albert Thomas, French social minister of Weapon production, dies on May - 07.
1933 On this day in history johnny Unitas, NFL QB (Balt Colts, San Diego); one of the greats
1934 On this day in history netherlands Princess Juliana opens Juliana Canal
1934 Part of Khabarovsk becomes a Jewish Autonomous Region on May - 07.
1934 Pulitzer prize awarded to Sidney Kingsley (Men in White) on May - 07.
1934 On May - 07 world's largest pearl (6.4 kg) found at Palawan, Philippines
1934 Neth Princess Juliana opens Juliana Canal on May - 07.
1934 On May - 07 ben Smith, Atlanta GA, PGA golfer (Ralphs Senior Classic-4th)
1934 On this day in history edward Naylor, composer, dies at 67
1935 Kevin O'Connor, Honolulu Hawaii, actor (Bogie, Special Effects) on this day in history.
1936 Cornelius Cardew, composer on May - 07.
1937 Claude Raymond, Quebec baseball player on May - 07.
1938 Dutch Minister of Justice Goseling calls fugitives of Nazi-Germany "undesired strangers" on May - 07.
1938 64th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Lawrin wins in 2:04.8 on this day in history.
1938 Johnny Caldwell, Ireland, flyweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1956) on May - 07.
1939 Germany & Italy announced an alliance known as the Rome-Berlin Axis on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history jimmy Ruffin, vocalist (What Becomes of Broken Hearted)
1940 On May - 07 the Lodz ghetto is sealed. 165,000 people in 1.6 square miles.
1940 On this day in history winston Churchill becomes PM of Britain
1941 On this day in history british House of Commons votes for Churchill (477-3)
1941 On May - 07 cornerstone of Bank of America building at 300 Montgomery laid
1941 On this day in history glenn Miller records "Chattanooga Choo Choo" for RCA
1941 On May - 07 david Wijnkoop, revolutionary socialist, dies
1942 Battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion on this day in history.
1942 Nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history felix Paul von Weingartner, Austria conductor/composer, dies at 79
1943 On May - 07 british 11th Huzaren occupies Tunis Tunisia
1943 Dutch men 18-35 obliged to report to labor camps on May - 07.
1943 Liberty Ship George Washington Carver, named after scientist, launched on May - 07.
1943 Navy representatives witnessed landing trials of the XR-4 helicopter aboard the merchant tanker Bunker on May - 07.
1943 On May - 07 tunis, in North Africa, captured by WW2 Allied forces