Historical Events In May - 07
Friday, 07 August 2020
1960 On this day in history "Christine" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 12 performances
1960 On May - 07 "Flower Drum Song" closes at St James Theater NYC after 602 performances
1960 On this day in history leonid Brezhnev becomes the President of the USSR
1960 Leonid Brezhnev replaces Kliment Voroshilov as President of USSR on this day in history.
1960 On May - 07 michael Tal beats Botvinnik 12˝-8˝ for world chess championship
1960 USSR announces Francis Gary Powers confessed to being a CIA spy on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Theodore H White (Making of President 1960)
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on May - 07.
1962 On May - 07 jimmy Conlin, dies at 77
1963 On May - 07 bruno Sammartino becomes WWF champion
1963 On May - 07 sETC Telstar 2 launched (apogee 6,700 miles (10,800 km))
1966 Mamas & Papas "Monday Monday" hits #1 on this day in history.
1967 On May - 07 judith Evelyn, dies of cancer at 54
1968 On May - 07 lurleen Burns, wife of George Wallace/gov of Alabama, dies at 41
1969 Lieutenant General Robert E Cushman, Jr, USMC, becomes deputy director of CIA on this day in history.
1970 "Long & Winding Road" becomes Beatles' last American release on May - 07.
1970 Carlos Estrada, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history willem Banning, Dutch theologist/sociologist (Karl Marx), dies at 83
1973 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Eudora Welty (Optimist's Daughter)
1973 On May - 07 uS President Nixon denies all knowledge of the Watergate affair
1974 On May - 07 pulitzer prize awarded to Robert Lowell (Dolphin)
1975 On May - 07 president Ford declares an end to "Vietnam Era"
1975 Small Astronomy Satellite Explorer 53 launched to study X-rays on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history irwin Fischer, composer, dies at 73
1980 Josip Tito, Yugoslav President, buried on May - 07.
1980 On May - 07 samm-Art Williams' "Home" premieres in NYC
1981 Mieczyslaw Kolinski, composer, dies at 79 on May - 07.
1982 On May - 07 iBM releases PC-DOS version 1.1
1982 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on May - 07.
1982 On this day in history alfred Adam, dies at 72
1983 August Hoffman performs record 29,051 consecutive sit-ups on this day in history.
1983 Peter Edel, writer, dies on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history $180 million out-of-court settlement reached in Agent Orange suit
1984 On May - 07 in Southern Italy a 5.8 earthquake killed three people and at least 100 injured, and extensive damage in the Abruzzo area