May 7 in History
1824May 7, 1824:
German pianist and composer, Ludwig van Beethoven premieres his final complete symphony at Vienna, the capital of Austria.
1888May 7, 1888:
French composer, Edouard Lalo's opera titled “Le roi d'Ys" premieres at the Théâtre Lyrique in Paris.
1940May 7, 1940:
The inspirational statesman and orator, Winston Churchill becomes the Prime Minister for The United Kingdom.
1947May 7, 1947:
The television series titled "Kraft Television Theater" shows on NBC.
1968May 7, 1968:
American singer and civil rights activist, Aretha Franklin records an album while she is stage performing before an audience in Paris, France. The album hit the top 20 on the world’s album charts.
1973May 7, 1973:
The British musician George Harrison releases a song titled "Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth).
1978May 7, 1978:
Marty Pasetta's film titled "Stars Salute Israel at 30” premieres on ABC.
1991May 7, 1991:
The English rock band EMF releases their first album titled “Schubert Dip”.
1995May 7, 1995:
French politician Jacques Chirac attains the French presidential seat.
1996May 7, 1996:
Former golden gloves boxer and comedian, Martin Lawrence has a severe mental distress (nervous breakdown) and is found wandering in Los Angeles, California.
2002May 7, 2002:
Tom Waits, an American musician and actor, releases the album titled “Blood Money” and “Alice” on Epitaph Records.