On This Day: May 07th
This is 128th day of the year and 238 days remain in the year.
Beethoven's 9th Symphony premiered in Vienna.
The British ocean liner Lusitania was sunk by a German submarine in World War I off the coast of Ireland.
Germany unconditionally surrendered to the allies in Rheims, France.
The 27th Amendment to the Constitution, prohibiting mid-term Congressional pay raises, was ratified.
Edvard Munch's painting, The Scream was recovered a few months after it had been stolen.
May 07 BirthdaysEdwin H. Land 1909–1991 American inventor and photographic pioneer.
Eva Peronpolitical leader
Gary Cooperfilm actor
Johnny Unitasfootball player
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovskycomposer,
Archibald MacLeishpoet and public official