10 Odd But True Facts From May 7

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What do Joan of Arc, Ludwig van Beethoven and Herod the Great have in common? All three share an important anniversary on May 7th.

1429  Joan of Arc ends the Siege of Orléans, pulling an arrow from her own shoulder and returning wounded to the battle to successfully lead the final charge. Her victory marks a turning point in the Hundred Years' War.

Joan Of Arc Painting - Joan of Arc in the Battle by August Gustav Lasinsky

1824 – The world premiere of Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony occurs in Vienna, Austria.

1846 – The Cambridge Chronicle, America's oldest surviving weekly newspaper, is published for the first time in Cambridge, Massachusetts

1847 – The American Medical Association is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1895 – In Saint Petersburg, Russian scientist Alexander Stepanovich Popov demonstrates to the Russian Physical and Chemical Society his invention, the Popov lightning detector — a primitive radio receiver. In parts of the former Soviet Union the event is celebrated as Radio Day.

1915  The German submarine U-20 sinks RMS Lusitania, killing 1,198 people including 128 Americans. Public reaction to the sinking turns many formerly pro-Germany citizens in the United States against the German Empire

1946 – Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (later renamed Sony) is founded with around 20 employees.

1952 – The concept of the integrated circuit, the basis for all modern computers, is first published by Geoffrey W.A. Dummer.

1998  Mercedes-Benz buys Chrysler for $40 billion and forms DaimlerChrysler in the largest industrial merger in history.     

2007  Israeli archaeologists discover the tomb of Herod the Great south of Jerusalem. Herod the Great - Ruthless Ruler of the Jews

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Comments (2)

Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
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Hi Michelle,  Thanks for sharing these interesting historical facts.  I always enjoy reading these posts.

May 08, 2021 06:59 PM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe Just Call...408-252-8900
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Hi Bob,

Thank you for reading and commenting. God bless you.

May 10, 2021 01:21 PM