Historical Events In May - 07
Thursday, 18 April 2019
1943 On May - 07 uS 9th Infantry division occupies Bizerta/Bensert Tunisia
1943 On May - 07 uS first Armour division occupies Ferryville Tunisia
1944 On this day in history german assault on Tito's hideout in Drvar Bosnia
1944 On May - 07 hMCS Valleyfield torpedoed
1945 Branch Rickey announces formation of the US Negro Baseball League on May - 07.
1945 Formal undertaking of complete German surrender on May - 07.
1945 On this day in history german General Keitel repeats surrender signing in Berlin for the benefit of the Russians; WWII ends in Europe
1945 On May - 07 germany signs an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Reheime, France (to take effect the next day), ending the European theatre of WWII
1945 Mauthausen Concentration Camp liberated on this day in history.
1945 On May - 07 nazi Generals Jodl & Von Friedenburg surrender
1945 On May - 07 princess Irene Brigade moves into the Hague Netherlands
1945 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to John Hersey (Bell for Adano)
1945 On this day in history sS open fire on crowd in Amsterdam, killing 22
1946 William H Hastie inaugurated as first black governor of Virgin Islands on this day in history.
1946 William H Hastie inaugurated as 1st black governor of Virgin Islands on May - 07.
1946 Anton A Mussert, engineer/NSB leader, executed on this day in history.
1947 "Kraft Television Theater" premieres on NBC on May - 07.
1947 On May - 07 general MacArthur approves Japanese constitution
1947 Paraguayian Government unleashes contra revolt on this day in history.
1948 Nazi collaborator V-Mann Antonius van de Waals sentenced to death on May - 07.
1951 On May - 07 international Olympic committee allows Russia to participate in 1952 Olympics
1951 Pulitzer prize awarded to Conrad Richter (The Town) on this day in history.
1951 On May - 07 warner Baxter, dies at 62
1953 On this day in history "Can Can" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 892 performances
1953 Record 537-kg swordfish is caught by L E Marron, in Chile on this day in history.
1953 On this day in history ormerod Pearse, cricketer (55 runs & 3 wkts in 3 Tests for S Af), dies
1954 On this day in history french surrender to Vietminh after 55-day siege at Dien Bien Phu
1954 US, Great-Britain & France reject Russian membership in NATO on this day in history.
1955 USSR signs peace treaty with France & Great-Britain on May - 07.
1955 West Europe Union established on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history battle at Oran, Algeria, kills 300
1956 Pulitzer prize awarded to Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett on May - 07.
1958 On May - 07 major Howard Johnson, USAF, sets aircraft altitude record in F-104 (Lockheed Starfighter), 27,810 meters
1958 On May - 07 nyogen Senzaki, 1st Zen teacher to reside in USA, dies at 81