Historical Events In May - 07
Sunday, 25 August 2019
1931 Gene [Rodman] Wolfe, US, sci-fi author (Soldier of Arete) on May - 07.
1932 58th Kentucky Derby: Eugene James aboard Burgoo King wins in 2:05.2 on this day in history.
1932 On May - 07 hans Boskamp, [Johan HG Hoelscher], actor/producer (Oh My Papa)
1932 On May - 07 albert Thomas, French social minister of Weapon production, dies
1933 On May - 07 johnny Unitas, NFL QB (Balt Colts, San Diego); one of the greats
1934 Netherlands Princess Juliana opens Juliana Canal on May - 07.
1934 On this day in history part of Khabarovsk becomes a Jewish Autonomous Region
1934 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Sidney Kingsley (Men in White)
1934 On this day in history world's largest pearl (6.4 kg) found at Palawan, Philippines
1934 On this day in history neth Princess Juliana opens Juliana Canal
1934 Ben Smith, Atlanta GA, PGA golfer (Ralphs Senior Classic-4th) on May - 07.
1934 Edward Naylor, composer, dies at 67 on May - 07.
1935 Kevin O'Connor, Honolulu Hawaii, actor (Bogie, Special Effects) on this day in history.
1936 On this day in history cornelius Cardew, composer
1937 On this day in history claude Raymond, Quebec baseball player
1938 On this day in history dutch Minister of Justice Goseling calls fugitives of Nazi-Germany "undesired strangers"
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 this day in history.
1939 Germany & Italy announced an alliance known as the Rome-Berlin Axis on this day in history.
1939 Jimmy Ruffin, vocalist (What Becomes of Broken Hearted) on this day in history.
1940 On May - 07 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 May - 07 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 David Wijnkoop, revolutionary socialist, dies on this day in history.
1942 Battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed
1942 On May - 07 felix Paul von Weingartner, Austria conductor/composer, dies at 79
1943 On this day in history british 11th Huzaren occupies Tunis Tunisia
1943 On this day in history dutch men 18-35 obliged to report to labor camps
1943 On this day in history liberty Ship George Washington Carver, named after scientist, launched
1943 Navy representatives witnessed landing trials of the XR-4 helicopter aboard the merchant tanker Bunker on May - 07.
1943 Tunis, in North Africa, captured by WW2 Allied forces on May - 07.