May 7th is officially Cosmopolitan Day & Roast Leg of Lamb Day.
We made it to day 127 of the year and there’s 237 days left to go until we reach the new year.
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 fun & interesting facts about May 7th in history!
What memorable events happened on May 7 in history? Keep reading to find out!
The World Health Organization approved the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use.
The Democratic Republic of Georgia’s independence was recognized by the Soviet Union.
The two parties signed the Treaty of Moscow, which stated that Georgia must not grant asylum to any military aggressors who aligned against the Union’s interests in exchange for recognition of its independence. Nine months later, the Soviet Union broke the agreement and invaded Georgia.
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 in the history of western music. It remains one of the most performed symphonies in the world.
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Alexander Ludwig? See what other famous people were born on this day.
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31 years old
British Columbia, Canada
Jul 26, 1952 (Age 33)
Los Toldos, Argentina
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Nov 6, 1893 (Age 53)
Below you’ll find the most popular things people have said or written on this day throughout history.
Our biggest misconception is that we think we’re separate from one another.
American Drag Queen
If you’re looking for something to do today, maybe these special holidays might just help to cure your boredom!
National Roast Leg of Lamb Day
You can have a roast leg of lamb on any day of the year, of course, but today you really have to! Well, not really, but what better excuse is there to roast up a beautiful leg of lamb than a day explicitly made for that? You don’t have to make it yourself, either; dining out is okay too!
National Cosmopolitan Day
Take a little bit of vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and lime juice and shake it all up, and you have yourself a delicious cosmopolitan! The backstory of this drink is a little cloudy, but does that really matter? So why not celebrate by drinking some cosmos today!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
The Lego Group is the world’s most powerful brand. There are more Lego Minifigures than there are people on Earth.
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on this day shares the zodiac sign of Taurus.
Taurus is an earth sign represented by the bull. Much like bulls, Taureans are known for their loyalty. They’re strong, proud, and devoted to the people around them.
People born in May have the Emerald birthstone. The lush green color of the Emerald birthstone is the perfect choice for this month, as green is a color that signifies hope, the coming of spring, regeneration, and new growth.
Anyone born on May 7 would likely have been conceived around August 14 in the previous year.
A baby that is conceived on May 7, 2023, will be due next year around January 28.