May 7th: What is special about this date?

May 7th marks the 127th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 128th in case of leap years). There are 238 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on May 7th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to May 7th and what happened on May 7th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 7th.


May 7th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On May 7th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Rudolph Valentino
    Rudolph Valentino (1895)

    Rudolph valentino was an italian-born american actor known for his roles in silent films, particularly for his role in 'the sheik'.

  • Aidy Bryant
    Aidy Bryant (1987)

    American actress and comedian known for her work on Saturday Night Live.

  • Traci Lords
    Traci Lords (1968)

    American porno actress and noted porno star tracy lords was named after jack lord, her idol on tv's "hawaii five-o.

  • Ashwini Bhave
    Ashwini Bhave (1972)

    Indian actress known for her work in Marathi and Hindi films.

  • Gary Cooper
    Gary Cooper (1901)

    American actor who rose to fame after his appearance in "sergeant york" in 1941.

  • Véronique Jannot
    Véronique Jannot (1957)

    Alain delon discovered her as a french actress and singer.

  • Anne Baxter
    Anne Baxter (1923)

    Frank lloyd wright's daughter is an american actress, author, and noted family.

  • David Tomlinson
    David Tomlinson (1917)

    Scotland, united kingdom -- actor ("mary poppins," helter skelter).

  • Amy Heckerling
    Amy Heckerling (1954)

    American screenwriter and producer of director films.

  • Darren McGavin
    Darren McGavin (1922)

    American actor and director (d. 2006).

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May 7th: who died on this date?

On May 7th the following celebrities died:

  • Douglas Fairbanks
    Douglas Fairbanks (2000)

    Douglas fairbanks was a prominent american actor known for his swashbuckling roles in silent films, such as 'the mark of zorro' and 'the...

  • Guy Williams
    Guy Williams (1989)

    Actor zorro, lost in space, dies in argentina at the age of 65.

  • Dawn Addams
    Dawn Addams (1985)

    British actress, on-screen since 1951 in international films, with three years in hollywood.

  • Colin Blakely
    Colin Blakely (1987)

    Bangor, north ireland -- actor.

  • Machiko Soga
    Machiko Soga (2006)

    Japanese actress and voice actor (d. 2006).

  • Tawny Kitaen
    Tawny Kitaen (2021)

    Tawny kitaen was an american actress known for her roles in movies like 'bachelor party' and for appearing in several music videos for the...

  • Warner Baxter
    Warner Baxter (1951)

    American actor who was born 1918 and had a long, successful career.

  • Mary Philbin
    Mary Philbin (1993)

    Actress (phantom opera), dies in 89.

  • Seve Ballesteros (2011)

    Spanish golfer and one of the greatest european players ever to play the game.

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May 7th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On May 7th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Taurus according to the Western Zodiac.

Taurus zodiac sign

May 7th: what is special about the Taurus sign?

The Taurus sign encompasses people born between April 20th and May 20th.

You can discover Taurus's personality traits and attitude and Taurus's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Taurus born in May discover why May born are so special.


May 7th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on May 7th in history:

  • May 7, 1912: Columbia University approves plans for awarding the Pulitzer Prize in several categories The award is established by Joseph Pulitzer.
  • May 7, 1928: Pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder for
  • May 7, 1932: 58th Kentucky Derby: Eugene James aboard Burgoo King wins in 2:05.2
  • May 7, 1937: Spanish Civil War: The German Condor Legion, equipped with Heinkel He 51 biplanes, arrives in Spain to assist Francisco Franco's forces.
  • May 7, 1939: Germany and Italy announce an alliance known as the Rome-Berlin Axis.
  • May 7, 1953: Can Can opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 892 performances
  • May 7, 1954: US, Great Britain, and France reject Russian membership in NATO.
  • May 7, 1956: New York Giants' Bill White homers in his first at bat.
  • May 7, 1972: Betty Burfeindt wins Sealy LPGA Golf Classic.
  • May 7, 2003: U.S. Customs agents in Iraq have recovered nearly 40,000 manuscripts as well 700 artifacts from the National Museum of Iraq. Some looters returned items with promises of reward and amnesty. Many items reported as missing were actually hidden in secret storage vaults at this museum before the war broke out.
  • May 7, 2007: Israeli archaeologists find the tomb of Herod The Great south of Jerusalem.
  • May 7, 2019: Second Libyan Civil War 2019, 2019 Western Libya offensive: A pro-GNA Mirage F1 fighter plane was shot down by the Libyan National Army over Tripoli. The pilot, who claimed to be Portuguese but his identity could not be confirmed by the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was captured and taken into custody. The LNA's media outlet released photos showing the injured pilot flanked and assisted by LNA officials.

What day of the year is May 7th?

May 7th marks the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 128th in case of leap years).

There are 238 days remaining until the end of the year.

May 7th is the 7th day of the month of May.

What day of the week is May 7th, 2024?

On May 7th, 2024 the day of the week is Tuesday.

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