Do you ever wonder what happened on the 1st/3ed...x day, of a certain month, threw out history? I do it all the time! So, here is May 7th...in History:
1664 - Louis XIV of France inaugurates The Palace of Versailles.
1824 - World premiere of Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony in Vienna, Austria. Work was conducted by Michael Umlauf, under the deaf composer's supervision.
1911 - Large demonstrations held in New York, demanding women's right to vote
1946 - Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (later renamed Sony) is founded with about 20 employees.
1948 - The Council of Europe is founded during the Hague Congress.
1986 - Bucharest wins 31st Europe Cup I
1994 - The Channel Tunnel opened by the British Queen and French President Mitterand
1999 - Pope John Paul II travels to Romania becoming the first pope that had visited a predominantly Eastern Orthodox country since the Great Schism in 1054.
2007 - The tomb of Herod the Great is discovered.
1833 - Johannes Brahms, German composer and friend of Schumanns
1840 - Peter Tchaikovsky, Russian composer
1896 - Pavel Sergeevich Alexandrov, Russian mathematician (d. 1982)
1901 - Gary Cooper, American actor (d. 1961)
1909 - Edwin H. Land, American inventor (d. 1991)
1911 - Ishiro Honda, Japanese film director (d. 1993)
1919 - Eva Peron, Argentine first lady (d. 1952)
1923 - Anne Baxter, American actress (d. 1985)
1931 - Teresa Brewer, American pop and jazz singer (d. 2007)
1940 - Angela Carter, English novelist and journalist (d. 1992)
1940 - Jim Connors, Legendary Radio personality (d. 1987)
1950 - Tim Russert, American television host
1951 - Robert Hegyes, American actor
1960 - Almudena Grandes, Spanish novelist
1969 - Eagle Eye Cherry, Swedish musician
1972 - Felix Da Housecat, a House music DJ and record producer
1985 - Arina
Yes, it's my birthday! :)