Historical Events In May - 07
Saturday, 20 July 2019
1943 US 9th Infantry division occupies Bizerta/Bensert Tunisia on this day in history.
1943 On May - 07 uS first Armour division occupies Ferryville Tunisia
1944 German assault on Tito's hideout in Drvar Bosnia on May - 07.
1944 HMCS Valleyfield torpedoed on May - 07.
1945 Branch Rickey announces formation of the US Negro Baseball League on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history formal undertaking of complete German surrender
1945 On May - 07 german General Keitel repeats surrender signing in Berlin for the benefit of the Russians; WWII ends in Europe
1945 Germany signs an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Reheime, France (to take effect the next day), ending the European theatre of WWII on May - 07.
1945 Mauthausen Concentration Camp liberated on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history nazi Generals Jodl & Von Friedenburg surrender
1945 Princess Irene Brigade moves into the Hague Netherlands on this day in history.
1945 Pulitzer prize awarded to John Hersey (Bell for Adano) on May - 07.
1945 SS open fire on crowd in Amsterdam, killing 22 on May - 07.
1946 William H Hastie inaugurated as first black governor of Virgin Islands on May - 07.
1946 On May - 07 william H Hastie inaugurated as 1st black governor of Virgin Islands
1946 Anton A Mussert, engineer/NSB leader, executed on May - 07.
1947 On this day in history "Kraft Television Theater" premieres on NBC
1947 General MacArthur approves Japanese constitution on May - 07.
1947 On this day in history paraguayian Government unleashes contra revolt
1948 Nazi collaborator V-Mann Antonius van de Waals sentenced to death on this day in history.
1951 On this day in history international Olympic committee allows Russia to participate in 1952 Olympics
1951 On May - 07 pulitzer prize awarded to Conrad Richter (The Town)
1951 On this day in history warner Baxter, dies at 62
1953 "Can Can" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 892 performances on this day in history.
1953 Record 537-kg swordfish is caught by L E Marron, in Chile on May - 07.
1953 Ormerod Pearse, cricketer (55 runs & 3 wkts in 3 Tests for S Af), dies on May - 07.
1954 French surrender to Vietminh after 55-day siege at Dien Bien Phu on this day in history.
1954 US, Great-Britain & France reject Russian membership in NATO on May - 07.
1955 On May - 07 uSSR signs peace treaty with France & Great-Britain
1955 On May - 07 west Europe Union established
1956 Battle at Oran, Algeria, kills 300 on May - 07.
1956 Pulitzer prize awarded to Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett on May - 07.
1958 Major Howard Johnson, USAF, sets aircraft altitude record in F-104 (Lockheed Starfighter), 27,810 meters on May - 07.
1958 Nyogen Senzaki, 1st Zen teacher to reside in USA, dies at 81 on this day in history.