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1718 - La Nouvelle-Orleans (now New Orleans) was founded by the French Mississippi Company, under the direction of Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, on land inhabited by the Chitimacha. It was named for Philippe II, Duke of Orleans, the Regent of France.

1896 - Dr. H. H. Holmes, one of America's first well-known serial killers, was hanged to death in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Over 200 bodies were found in his property.

1902 (Volcano) Mount Pelee (Mount Pele), Martinique

1915 - A German U-boat sank the Lusitania.

1952 - The concept of the integrated circuit chip was first presented, at a Symposium on Progress in Quality Electronic Components in Washington DC, by Geoffrey W.A. Dummer.

1963 - NASA launched the Telstar 2 communications satellite on behalf of AT&T.

1966 # 1 Hit May 7, 1966 - May 27, 1966: The Mamas & the Papas - Monday, Monday

1977 # 1 Hit May 7, 1977 - May 13, 1977: Eagles - Hotel California

1988 # 1 Hit May 7, 1988 - May 13, 1988: Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well

1994 - Norway's most famous painting The Scream by Edvard Munch (1893), was recovered almost three months after it was stolen from a museum in Oslo.

1998 - Germany's Daimler-Benz announced the purchase of the Chrysler Corporation, forming DaimlerChrysler AG. It was sold again in 2006, forming Chrysler LLC.

2005 # 1 Hit May 7, 2005 - June 3, 2005: Gwen Stefani - Hollaback Girl

May 7th Celebrity Birthdays

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Breckin Meyer (1974)
Eagle Eye Cherry (1969)
Anne Baxter (1923)
Traci Lords (1968)
Gary Cooper (1901)
Eva Peron (1919)
Johannes Brahms (1833)
George "Gabby" Hayes (1885)
Darren McGavin (1922 - 2006)
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