May 7: Day of the Week
May 7, 2019 is the 127th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 238 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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)
- 558In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Justinian I immediately orders that the dome be rebuilt.
- 1718The city of New Orleans is founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville.
- 1794French Revolution: Robespierre introduces the Cult of the Supreme Being in the National Convention as the new state religion of the French First Republic.
- 1847The American Medical Association is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- 1920The Art Gallery of Ontario, in Toronto, opens the first exhibition by the Group of Seven.
- 1945World War II: General Alfred Jodl signs unconditional surrender terms at Reims, France, ending Germany’s participation in the war. The document takes effect the next day.
- 1946Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (later renamed Sony) is founded with around 20 employees.
- 1954Indochina War: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu ends in a French defeat (the battle began on March 13).
- 1960Cold War: U-2 Crisis of 1960 – Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev announces that his nation is holding American U-2 pilot Gary Powers.
- 2000Vladimir Putin is inaugurated president of Russia
Who were born on May 7?
- 1763Józef Antoni Poniatowski, Polish prince (d. 1813)
- 1812Robert Browning, English poet (d. 1889)
- 1882Willem Elsschot, Flemish writer (d. 1960)
- 1911Ishirō Honda, Japanese film director (d. 1993)
- 1941Catherine P. Saxton, British-born American public relations executive
- 1967Joe Rice, American politician
- 1967Martin Bryant, Australian mass murderer
- 1974Ian Pearce, English footballer
- 1975Jason Tunks, Canadian discus thrower
- 1987Jérémy Ménez, French footballer
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