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Monday 7 May 2018 Calendar with holidays, observances and special days

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Holidays and observances

  • Engineer's Day (Bangladesh)
  • Israel memmorial day (Yom Hazikaron; יוֹם הַזִּכָּרוֹן‬ - on the forth of Lyar)

Events

  • 2007 – Israeli archaeologists discover the tomb of Herod the Great south of Jerusalem.
  • 2004 – American businessman Nick Berg, is beheaded by Islamic militants. The act is recorded on videotape and released on the Internet.
  • 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.
  • 1992 – The Space Shuttle Endeavour is launched on its first mission, STS-49.
  • 1992 – Three employees at a McDonald's Restaurant in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, are brutally murdered and a fourth permanently disabled after a botched robbery. It is the first "fast-food murder" in Canada.
  • 1986 – Canadian Patrick Morrow becomes the first person to climb each of the Seven Summits.
  • 1960 – Cold War: U-2 Crisis of 1960: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev announces that his nation is holding American U-2 pilot Gary Powers.
  • 1952 – The concept of the integrated circuit, the basis for all modern computers, is first published by Geoffrey Dummer.
  • 1948 – The Council of Europe is founded during the Hague Congress.
  • 1946 – Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (later renamed Sony) is founded with around 20 employees.
  • 1942 – During the Battle of the Coral Sea, United States Navy aircraft carrier aircraft attack and sink the Imperial Japanese 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.
  • 1920 – The Art Gallery of Ontario, in Toronto, opens the first exhibition by the Group of Seven.
  • 1915 – World War I: German submarine U-20 sinks RMS Lusitania, killing 1,198 people, including 128 Americans. Public reaction to the sinking turns many formerly pro-Germans in the United States against the German Empire
  • 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.
  • 1846 – The Cambridge Chronicle, America's oldest surviving weekly newspaper, is published for the first time in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1840 – The Great Natchez Tornado strikes Natchez, Mississippi killing 317 people. It is the second deadliest tornado in United States history.
  • 1794 – French Revolution: Robespierre introduces the Cult of the Supreme Being in the National Convention as the new state religion of the French First Republic.
  • 1718 – The city of New Orleans is founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville.

Births

  • 1985 – Drew Neitzel, American basketball player
  • 1984 – Alex Smith, American football player
  • 1984 – James Loney, American baseball player
  • 1979 – Katie Douglas, American basketball player
  • 1978 – James Carter, American hurdler
  • 1978 – Shawn Marion, American basketball player
  • 1976 – Calvin Booth, American basketball player
  • 1976 – Michael P. Murphy, American lieutenant, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2005)
  • 1974 – Lawrence Johnson, American pole vaulter
  • 1972 – Frank Trigg, American mixed martial artist and wrestler
  • 1969 – Jun Falkenstein, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1968 – Traci Lords, American actress and singer
  • 1967 – Joe Rice, American colonel and politician
  • 1965 – Reuben Davis, American football player
  • 1964 – Leslie O'Neal, American football player
  • 1964 – Ronnie Harmon, American football player
  • 1963 – Johnny Lee Middleton, American bass player and songwriter
  • 1962 – Judith Donath, American computer scientist and academic
  • 1962 – Tony Campbell, American basketball player and coach
  • 1960 – Adam Bernstein, American director and screenwriter
  • 1959 – Michael E. Knight, American actor
  • 1958 – Mark G. Kuzyk, American physicist and academic
  • 1957 – Kristina M. Johnson, American business executive, engineer, academic and government official
  • 1955 – Ben Poquette, American basketball player
  • 1954 – Amy Heckerling, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1953 – Pat McInally, American football player and coach
  • 1950 – Prairie Prince, American rock drummer and graphic artist
  • 1950 – Randall "Tex" Cobb, American boxer and actor
  • 1950 – Tim Russert, American television journalist and lawyer (d. 2008)
  • 1949 – Deborah Butterfield, American sculptor
  • 1949 – Kathy Ahern, American golfer (d. 1996)
  • 1946 – Bill Kreutzmann, American drummer (The Grateful Dead)
  • 1946 – Marv Hubbard, American football player (d. 2015)
  • 1946 – Thelma Houston, American R&B/disco singer and actress
  • 1945 – Robin Strasser, American actress
  • 1943 – Terry Allen, American singer and painter
  • 1939 – Johnny Maestro, American pop/doo-wop singer (d. 2010)
  • 1939 – Sidney Altman, Canadian-American biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1936 – Jimmy Ruffin, American soul singer (d. 2014)
  • 1933 – Johnny Unitas, American football player and sportscaster (d. 2002)
  • 1932 – Pete Domenici, American lawyer and politician, 37th Mayor of Albuquerque
  • 1931 – Gene Wolfe, American author
  • 1931 – Teresa Brewer, American singer (d. 2007)
  • 1930 – Babe Parilli, American football player and coach
  • 1930 – Totie Fields, American comedian and author (d. 1978)
  • 1929 – Dick Williams, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 2011)
  • 1927 – Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, German-American author and screenwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1925 – Lauri Vaska, Estonian-American chemist and academic (d. 2015)
  • 1924 – Albert Band, French-American director and producer (d. 2002)
  • 1923 – Anne Baxter, American actress (d. 1985)
  • 1923 – Jim Lowe, American singer-songwriter, disc jockey, and radio host (d. 2016)
  • 1922 – Darren McGavin, American actor and director (d. 2006)
  • 1922 – Joe O'Donnell, American photographer and journalist (d. 2007)
  • 1919 – Eva Perón, Argentinian actress, 25th First Lady of Argentina (d. 1952)
  • 1913 – John Spencer Hardy, American general (d. 2012)
  • 1913 – Simon Ramo, American physicist and engineer (d. 2016)
  • 1909 – Edwin H. Land, American scientist and inventor, co-founded the Polaroid Corporation (d. 1991)
  • 1906 – Eric Krenz, American discus thrower and shot putter (d. 1931)
  • 1904 – Kurt Weitzmann, German-American historian and author (d. 1993)
  • 1901 – Gary Cooper, American actor (d. 1961)
  • 1892 – Archibald MacLeish, American poet, playwright, and lawyer (d. 1982)
  • 1885 – George "Gabby" Hayes, American actor (d. 1969)
  • 1881 – George E. Wiley, American cyclist (d. 1954)
  • 1875 – Bill Hoyt, American pole vaulter (d. 1951)
  • 1857 – William A. MacCorkle, American lawyer and politician, 9th Governor of West Virginia (d. 1930)
  • 1845 – Mary Eliza Mahoney, African American nurse and activist (d. 1926)
  • 1836 – Joseph Gurney Cannon, American lawyer and politician, 40th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 1926)
  • 1774 – William Bainbridge, American commodore (d. 1833)
  • 1643 – Stephanus Van Cortlandt, American politician, 10th Mayor of New York City (d. 1700)

Deaths

  • 2015 – Frank DiPascali, American businessman (b. 1956)
  • 2015 – John Dixon, Australian-American author and illustrator (b. 1929)
  • 2014 – Dick Welteroth, American baseball player (b. 1927)
  • 2013 – George Sauer, Jr., American football player (b. 1943)
  • 2012 – Dennis E. Fitch, American captain and pilot (b. 1942)
  • 2009 – Danny Ozark, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1923)
  • 2007 – Diego Corrales, American boxer (b. 1977)
  • 2007 – Yahweh ben Yahweh, American cult leader, founded the Nation of Yahweh (b. 1935)
  • 2006 – Joan C. Edwards, American singer and philanthropist (b. 1918)
  • 2005 – Peter Rodino, American captain and politician (b. 1909)
  • 2005 – Tristan Egolf, American author and activist (b. 1971)
  • 2000 – Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., American captain, actor, and producer (b. 1909)
  • 1998 – Eddie Rabbitt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1941)
  • 1995 – Ray McKinley, American drummer, singer, and bandleader (Glenn Miller Orchestra) (b. 1910)
  • 1994 – Clement Greenberg, American art critic (b. 1909)
  • 1993 – Duane Carter, American racing driver (b. 1913)
  • 1987 – Paul Popham, American soldier and activist, co-founded Gay Men's Health Crisis (b. 1941)
  • 1978 – Mort Weisinger, American journalist and author (b. 1915)
  • 1967 – Margaret Larkin, American writer and poet (b. 1899)
  • 1951 – Warner Baxter, American actor (b. 1889)
  • 1896 – H. H. Holmes, American serial killer (b. 1861)
  • 1887 – C. F. W. Walther, German-American religious leader and theologian (b. 1811)
  • 1876 – William Buell Sprague, American clergyman, historian, and author (b. 1795)
  • 1872 – Alexander Loyd, American carpenter and politician, 4th Mayor of Chicago (b. 1805)
  • 1815 – Jabez Bowen, American colonel and politician, 45th Deputy Governor of Rhode Island (b. 1739)
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