May 7th is officially Cosmopolitan Day & Roast Leg of Lamb Day.
We made it to day 127 of the year and there’s 238 days left to go until we reach the new year.
Everyone who was born on this day shares the zodiac sign of Taurus.
There were so many incredible events that happened on this day throughout history, and that’s what we’re going to look at today. Here you’ll find not only historical events, but also facts about this day and so much more!
Did you know that on this day in 1946, Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering was founded? It would go on to become Sony and started out with only 8 employees.
Keep reading for more facts about May 7th in history!
What Happened On May 7 In History?
The Mummy directed by Stephen Sommers and starring Brendan Fraser, premiered in the US.
In World War II, General Alfred Jodl at Rheims signed the unconditional surrender of all German forces. Initially, the General tried to limit the terms. However, General Dwight Eisenhower demanded complete surrender which was met.
Ludwig van Beethoven’s 9th (Chorale) Symphony premiered in Vienna.
Often regarded as his greatest work, this choral symphony was the last complete symphony composed by Beethoven. It is widely accepted as his greatest work and a significant achievement to the history of western music. It remains as one of the most performed symphonies in the world.
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