Historical Events In May - 07
Monday, 18 February 2019
1943 On this day in history uS 9th Infantry division occupies Bizerta/Bensert Tunisia
1943 US first Armour division occupies Ferryville Tunisia on this day in history.
1944 On May - 07 german assault on Tito's hideout in Drvar Bosnia
1944 HMCS Valleyfield torpedoed on this day in history.
1945 On May - 07 branch Rickey announces formation of the US Negro Baseball League
1945 On this day in history formal undertaking of complete German surrender
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 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 On this day in history mauthausen Concentration Camp liberated
1945 On May - 07 nazi Generals Jodl & Von Friedenburg surrender
1945 Princess Irene Brigade moves into the Hague Netherlands on May - 07.
1945 Pulitzer prize awarded to John Hersey (Bell for Adano) on this day in history.
1945 On May - 07 sS open fire on crowd in Amsterdam, killing 22
1946 William H Hastie inaugurated as first black governor of Virgin Islands on May - 07.
1946 On this day in history william H Hastie inaugurated as 1st black governor of Virgin Islands
1946 Anton A Mussert, engineer/NSB leader, executed on May - 07.
1947 "Kraft Television Theater" premieres on NBC on May - 07.
1947 General MacArthur approves Japanese constitution on May - 07.
1947 On May - 07 paraguayian Government unleashes contra revolt
1948 Nazi collaborator V-Mann Antonius van de Waals sentenced to death on May - 07.
1951 On this day in history 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 Warner Baxter, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1953 "Can Can" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 892 performances on May - 07.
1953 On this day in history record 537-kg swordfish is caught by L E Marron, in Chile
1953 Ormerod Pearse, cricketer (55 runs & 3 wkts in 3 Tests for S Af), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history uSSR signs peace treaty with France & Great-Britain
1955 West Europe Union established on May - 07.
1956 Battle at Oran, Algeria, kills 300 on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett
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.