May 7 is the 127th day of the Gregorian calendar ( 128th in leap years), thus still remain 238 days of the year.
- 3.1 Before the 19th century
- 3.2 19th century
- 3.3 20th century
- 3.4 21st century
Politics and World Affairs
- 0973: Otto II, co-emperor since 967, after the death of his father Otto I the sole emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
- 2004: Surprisingly rapid constitutional changes adopted in Turkey will increase the chances for negotiations on a subsequent EU accession. Among other things, abolished in all cases, so the death penalty.
- 2009: The European Union sealed at the founding meeting in Prague an "Eastern Partnership" with the countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus.
Science and Technology
- 0558: The very flat dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses in an earthquake in Constantinople Opel. It is built in the next few years.
- 1895: History of radio broadcasting: The Russian physicist Alexander Popov demonstrated the possibility of transmission and reception of electrical oscillations.
- 2005: In Herford, designed by architect Frank Gehry Museum of Contemporary Art and Design MARTa Herford is opened. Artistic Director is the Belgian curator Jan Hoet.
Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.
Nature and Environment
- 2010: In front of a record crowd of 77,803 spectators, the German national ice hockey team defeated the USA in the opening game of the 74th Ice Hockey World Championship for Men in the Veltins - Arena in Gelsenkirchen 2-1 after extra time.
Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics.
Before the 19th century
Alexis -Claude Clairaut (* 1713)
Olympe de Gouges (* 1748)
Józef Poniatowski (* 1763)
Rabindranath Thakur (* 1861)
Władysław Reymont (* 1867)
Josip Broz Tito (* 1897)
Before the 19th century
- 0973: Otto I "the Great", East Frankish king and first emperor of the Holy Roman Empire
- 1166: William I, King of Sicily
- 1369: Simon II de Bucy, first President of the French Parliaments'
- 1482: Diether von Isenburg, Archbishop of Mainz
- 1491: Benoît de Mont Ferrand, Bishop of Coutances and Lausanne
- 1508: Nil Sorsky, Russian starets
- 2001: Elizabeth Reichelt, German opera singer and coloratura soprano
- 2002: Horst Schmidt weapons, German politicians
- 2003: František Kovaříček, Czech composer and music educator
- 2004: Julia Boenisch, German journalist and author
- 2004: Volker Gwinner, German composer and organist
- 2005: Tristan Egolf, American writer
- 2005: Jean Carrière, French writer
- 2006: Steve Bender, German singer
- 2007: Isabella Blow, British journalist and patroness
- 2007: Hartwig Amman, German pastor and local historian
- 2009: Egmont Lüftner, Austrian music manager
- 2009: Tony Marsh, British race car driver
- 2010: Peter Eight, German Diploma sufferers and historian
- 2010: Francisco Aguabella, Cuban Latin jazz drummer and percussionist
- 2011: Severiano Ballesteros, Spanish professional golfer
- 2011: Willard Boyle, a Canadian physicist and Nobel laureate
- 2013: Ray Harryhausen, American animator and animation technicians
Holidays and observances
- Religious observances Otto I ( HRR ), Roman- German Emperor ( Protestant)
- St. Duje in Split, Syrian martyr and Bishop ( Catholic)
- Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther, German -American pastor and theologian (Protestant: LCMS )
- Name Days Gisela
More entries contains the list of commemorative and action days.
- Day in May