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 This day in History - May 7
388 Historic Events for May 7
1873

Clarence Dickinson, composer

Birth
1875

German SS Schiller sinks near Scilly Islands, 312 killed

Event
1876

Franz count of Pocci, German artist/composer (Alchemist), dies at 69

Death
1877

Cin Enquirer, 1st uses term "Bullpen" to indicate foul territory

Event
1882

Willem Elsschot, [Alfons J de Ridder], Flemish writer (Mend)

Birth
1883

Gino Roncaglia, composer

Birth
1883

Martin Albertz, German theologist (Church Jesus Christ)

Birth
1884

Judah P Benjamin, confederate minister of War, dies at 72

Death
1885

John E W Thompson, named minister to Haiti

Event
1885

George "Gabby" Hayes, Wellesvile NY, actor (In Old Santa Fe, El Paso)

Birth
1887

Henri Pourrat, French writer (Gaspard of the Montagnes)

Birth
1888

Edouard Lalo's opera "Le roi d'Ys," premieres in Paris

Event
1888

George Eastman patents "Kodak box camera"

Event
1890

Billy House, Minn, actor (Imitation of Life, Bedlam, Egg and I)

Birth
1891

Battle in Bunyoro: Capt F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed

Event
1892

Archibald MacLeish, Glencoe Ill, polit essayist/poet/dramatist (JB)

Birth
1892

Josip Broz Tito, WW II partisan, leader of Yugoslavia (1943-80)

Birth
1897

Kitty McKane, England, tennis (Oly-gold/2 silver/2 bronze-1920, 24)

Birth
1898

Vera Chapman, writer

Birth
1900

Bauke Tuinstra, Dutch/Frisian notary/author (Earste Keur)

Birth
1900

Ralph Truman, London England, actor (Web of Evidence)

Birth
1900

Richard Storrs Willis, composer, dies at 81

Death
1901

Marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer

Birth
1901

L T Coggeshall, medical scientist/ US Secretary of HEW (1956-58)

Birth
1901

Gary Cooper, Montana, actor (2 Acad Awards-Sgt York, High Noon)

Birth