Historical Events In May - 07
Friday, 07 August 2020
1931 Gene [Rodman] Wolfe, US, sci-fi author (Soldier of Arete) on May - 07.
1932 On May - 07 58th Kentucky Derby: Eugene James aboard Burgoo King wins in 2:05.2
1932 Hans Boskamp, [Johan HG Hoelscher], actor/producer (Oh My Papa) on May - 07.
1932 On May - 07 albert Thomas, French social minister of Weapon production, dies
1933 Johnny Unitas, NFL QB (Balt Colts, San Diego); one of the greats on this day in history.
1934 On May - 07 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 World's largest pearl (6.4 kg) found at Palawan, Philippines on this day in history.
1934 Neth Princess Juliana opens Juliana Canal on May - 07.
1934 On this day in history ben Smith, Atlanta GA, PGA golfer (Ralphs Senior Classic-4th)
1934 On May - 07 edward Naylor, composer, dies at 67
1935 On May - 07 kevin O'Connor, Honolulu Hawaii, actor (Bogie, Special Effects)
1936 Cornelius Cardew, composer on May - 07.
1937 On May - 07 claude Raymond, Quebec baseball player
1938 On May - 07 dutch Minister of Justice Goseling calls fugitives of Nazi-Germany "undesired strangers"
1938 On May - 07 64th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Lawrin wins in 2:04.8
1938 On this day in history johnny Caldwell, Ireland, flyweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1956)
1939 Germany & Italy announced an alliance known as the Rome-Berlin Axis on May - 07.
1939 Jimmy Ruffin, vocalist (What Becomes of Broken Hearted) on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history the Lodz ghetto is sealed. 165,000 people in 1.6 square miles.
1940 On May - 07 winston Churchill becomes PM of Britain
1941 On this day in history british House of Commons votes for Churchill (477-3)
1941 On this day in history cornerstone of Bank of America building at 300 Montgomery laid
1941 Glenn Miller records "Chattanooga Choo Choo" for RCA on May - 07.
1941 On May - 07 david Wijnkoop, revolutionary socialist, dies
1942 Battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion on May - 07.
1942 Nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed on this day in history.
1942 On May - 07 felix Paul von Weingartner, Austria conductor/composer, dies at 79
1943 British 11th Huzaren occupies Tunis Tunisia on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history dutch men 18-35 obliged to report to labor camps
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 this day in history tunis, in North Africa, captured by WW2 Allied forces