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The 7t o Mey is the 127t day o the year (128t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 238 days ti come.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1664 - Biggin work stairts on the Pailace o Versailles.
- 1778 - The ceety o New Orleans is foondit.
- 1824 - Ludwig van Beethoven, evendoun deif, cairies his Nint Symphony in Vienna for the foremaist tid.
- 1840 - A tornado in Natchez, Mississippi, kills 317 fowk.
- 1915 - Warld War I: A German submarine sinks the "RMS Lusitania" off the sooth coast o Ireland, killin 1,198 fowk.
- 1945 - Warld War II: Germany signs an uncondeetionel surrender.
- 1974 - Willy Brandt resigns as Chancellor o Wast Germany efter a spy scandal.
- 1992 - The Space Shuttle Endeavour launches on its first mission.
- 1995 - Jacques Chirac is electit Preses o Fraunce.
- 2000 - Vladimir Putin is sworn in tae his first term as Preses o Roushie.
- 2008 - Dmitry Medvedev acomes Preses o Roushie, wi Vladimir Putin as Prime meenister.
- 2012 - Vladimir Putin acomes Preses o Roushie for a seicont time.
- 2014 - Yingluck Shinawatra is remuivit as Prime meenister o Thailand.
- 2015 - Unitit Kinrick General Election: David Cameron's Conservative Pairty wins a surprise overaw majority. The Scots Naitional Pairty wins 56 oot o 59 seats in Scotland.
- 2016 - Sadiq Khan o the Labour Pairty acomes Mayor o Lunnon.
- 2017 - Emmanuel Macron is electit Preses o Fraunce, defeatin Marine Le Pen.
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1711 - David Hume, Scots filosofer, economist an historian (d. 1776)
- 1748 - Olympe de Gouges, French playwricht an filosofer (d. 1793)
- 1812 - Robert Browning, Inglis poet an playwricht (d. 1889)
- 1833 - Johannes Brahms, German componer (d. 1897)
- 1840 - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Roushie componer (d. 1893)
- 1847 - Archibald Primrose, 5t Yerl o Rosebery, Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick (d. 1929)
- 1855 - Willie Fernie, Scots gowfer (d. 1924)
- 1856 - William McBeath, Scots fitbawer (d. 1917)
- 1861 - Rabindranath Tagore, Bengali polymath (d. 1941)
- 1886 - Arabella Scott, Scots suffragette (d. 1980)
- 1891 - Harry McShane, Scots socialist (d. 1988)
- 1892 - Josip Broz Tito, Preses o Yugoslavie (d. 1980)
- 1901 - Gary Cooper, American actor (d. 1961)
- 1919 - Eva Peron, First Lady o Argentinae (d. 1952)
- 1927 - Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, German-born screenwriter (d. 2013)
- 1939 - Sidney Altman, Canadian biologist
- 1939 - Ruud Lubbers, umwhile Prime meenister o the Netherlands (d. 2018)
- 1943 - Peter Carey, Australian writer
- 1943 - Jim Craig, Scots fitbawer
- 1945 - Christy Moore, Erse muisicker
- 1946 - Michael Rosen, Inglis childer's novelist an poet
- 1956 - Jan Peter Balkenende, umwhile Prime meenister o the Netherlands
- 1961 - Susan Margaret Black, Scots anthropologist, anatomist an academic
- 1968 - Traci Lords, American actress an sangster
- 1983 - Garry O'Connor, Scots fitbawer
- 1987 - Mark Reynolds, Scots fitbawer
- 1988 - Iain Vigurs, Scots fitbawer
- 1995 - Jack Hendry, Scots fitbawer
- 1999 - Fraser Murray, Scots fitbawer
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 973 - Otto I, Haly Roman Emperor (b. 912)
- 1617 - David Fabricius, German astronomer (b. 1564)
- 1682 - Feodor III o Roushie (b. 1661)
- 1805 - William Petty, 2nt Yerl o Shelburne, Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick (b. 1737)
- 1825 - Antonio Salieri, Italian componer (b. 1750)
- 1840 - Caspar David Friedrich, German penter (b. 1774)
- 1890 - James Nasmyth, Scots ingineer, airtist an inventor (b. 1808)
- 1941 - James George Frazer, Scots social anthropologist (b. 1854)
- 2011 - Seve Ballesteros, Spaingie gowfer (b. 1957)
- 2011 - Willard Boyle, Canadian pheesicist (b. 1924)
- 2013 - Ray Harryhausen, American stop-motion animator an producer (b. 1920)
- 2018 - Maurane, Belgian sangster (b. 1960)
Halidays[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Defender o the Faitherland Day (Kazakhstan)
- Radio Day (Roushie, Bulgarie)
- Dien Bien Phu Victory Day (Vietnam)
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