7th May

Page 1 of 1
YearItemDetail
2001 Great Train Robbery Escaped Great Train robber Ronnie Biggs returns to Britain where he is re-arrested and jailed to complete his sentence.
1960 Leonid Brezhnev becomes soviet president. Leonid Brezhnev replaces Kliment Voroshilov as president of the Supreme Soviet
1919 Evita Peron is born Evita Peron is born as Maria Eva Duarte in Los Toldos, Argentina
1915 Lusitania is sunk killing 1200 The British liner Lusitania is sunk by a German torpedo off the Irish coast, killing 1200.
1901 Gary Cooper born American actor Gary Cooper is born

 

newsletter-helical
On This Day - 7th May