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Sunday May 7, 2023

May 7: Day of the Week

May 7, 2023 is the 127th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 238 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.

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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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May 7 Historical Event(s)

  • 558
    In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Justinian I immediately orders that the dome be rebuilt.
  • 1274
    In France, the Second Council of Lyons opens to regulate the election of the Pope.
  • 1824
    World premiere of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in Vienna, Austria. The performance is conducted by Michael Umlauf under the composer’s supervision.
  • 1832
    The independence of Greece is recognized by the Treaty of London. Otto of Wittelsbach, Prince of Bavaria is chosen King.
  • 1864
    American Civil War: The Army of the Potomac, under General Ulysses S. Grant, breaks off from the Battle of the Wilderness and moves southwards.
  • 1895
    In Saint Petersburg, Russian scientist Alexander Stepanovich Popov demonstrates to the Russian Physical and Chemical Society his invention, the Popov lightning detector — a primitive radio receiver. In some parts of the former Soviet Union the anniversary of this day is celebrated as Radio Day.
  • 1942
    During the Battle of the Coral Sea, United States Navy aircraft carrier aircraft attack and sink the Japanese Imperial Navy light aircraft carrier Shōhō. The battle marks the first time in the naval history that two enemy fleets fight without visual contact between warring ships.
  • 1992
    Michigan ratifies a 203-year-old proposed amendment to the United States Constitution making the 27th Amendment law. This amendment bars the U.S. Congress from giving itself a mid-term pay raise.
  • 2000
    Vladimir Putin is inaugurated president of Russia
  • 2004
    American businessman Nick Berg is beheaded by Islamic militants. The act is recorded on videotape and released on the Internet.

Who were born on May 7?

  • 1909
    Edwin H. Land, American inventor (d. 1991)
  • 1919
    La Esterella, Flemish singer (d. 2011)
  • 1922
    Darren McGavin, American actor (d. 2006)
  • 1937
    Claude Raymond, Quebec baseball player
  • 1946
    Brian Turner, English chef
  • 1949
    Marilyn Cole, English model
  • 1961
    Phil Campbell, British musician (Motörhead)
  • 1967
    Joe Rice, American politician
  • 1976
    Calvin Booth, American basketball player
  • 1978
    Stian Arnesen, Norwegian musician

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