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 This day in History - May 7
388 Historic Events for May 7
1943

British 11th Huzaren occupies Tunis Tunisia

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1943

Christopher Taylor White, rocker

Birth
1944

Alison Margaret Bauld, composer

Birth
1944

German assault on Tito's hideout in Drvar Bosnia

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1944

John Heard, actor (Pelican Brief, CHUD, Radio Flyer, Big)

Birth
1944

Sivi Aberg, actress (Batman TV show)

Birth
1945

Pulitzer prize awarded to John Hersey (Bell for Adano)

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1945

Princess Irene Brigade moves into the Hague Neth

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1945

Nazi generals Jodl and Von Friedenburg surrender

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1945

Mauthausen Concentration Camp liberated

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1945

Formal undertaking of complete German surrender

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1945

British troops pull into Utrecht Neth

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1945

Branch Rickey announces formation of the US Negro Baseball League

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1945

SS open fire on crowd in Amsterdam, killing 22

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1945

Robin Strasser, NYC, actress (Dorian-One Life to Live, Another World)

Birth
1945

Wim A Mateman, Dutch MP (CDA)

Birth
1946

William H Hastie inaugurated as 1st black governor of Virgin Islands

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1946

Richard L Brodsky, US lawyer/NY State Assemblyman (D) (1983- )

Birth
1946

Joe Humphries, cricket wicket keeper (3 Tests for Engld 1907-08), dies

Death
1946

Anton A Mussert, engineer/NSB leader, executed

Death
1946

Bill Danoff, Springfield Mass, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band)

Birth
1946

Bill Kreutzmann, drummer (Grateful Dead)

Birth
1947

Paraguayian govt unleashes contra revolt

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1947

"Kraft Television Theater" premieres on NBC

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1947

General MacArthur approves Japanese constitution

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