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Importance of 07th May in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 07th May special in the world history.

1999
American talk show The Jenny Jones Show was ordered to pay $25 million to the family of a man shot to death after revealing a crush on a male guest
United States
1998
In a referendum, the people of London voted to elect their own mayor for the first time.
Great Britain
1998
Death of Eddie Rabbitt, American musician .
United States
1986
Mannie Shinwell, veteran politician, dies aged 101
Great Britain
1984
US Vietnam veterans who had become ill after being exposed to the herbicide Agent Orange were awarded a $180 million settlement
United States
1948
The Council of Europe was founded during the Hague Congress .
1945
Nazi Germany surrenders - VE Day
1940
Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister
Great Britain
1919
Birth of Eva Perón, actress who became First Lady of Argentina.
Argentina
1915
RMS Lusitania sunk by German submarine off coast of Ireland – 1,198 died
1909
Birth of Edwin Land, American inventor of the Polaroid camera
United States
1840
Birth Tchaikovsky, Russian composer of Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, the 1812 Overture and other much loved classics.
Russian Federation
1833
Birth of Johannes Brahms, German composer .
Germany
1812
Birth of Robert Browning, English poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Great Britain
1711
Birth of David Hume, Scottish philosopher and key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment.
Great Britain
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