Historical Events on 7th May (Part 2)

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  • 2006 52nd British Academy Television Awards: "Help" Best Comedy, "Doctor Who" Best Drama
  • 2007 The tomb of Herod the Great is discovered.

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2008 Dmitry Medvedev is sworn in as the 3rd President of the Russian Federation

Russian politician Dmitry Medvedev
Russian politician
Dmitry Medvedev
  • 2011 137th Kentucky Derby: John Velazquez aboard Animal Kingdom wins in 2:02.04

Film-release-premierFilm Premier

2011 "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides", directed by Rob Marshall, starring Johnny Depp and Penélope Cruz, premieres in - opening weekend makes $350.6

  • 2012 NATO air strike kills 14 and woulds 6 civilians in Afghanistan's Badghis Province

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2012 Vladimir Putin sworn in for third six year term as President of Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
  • 2012 Paeleoclimatological research claims dinosaur flatulence may have warmed the earth
  • 2013 55 people are killed by a Boko Haram attack in Nigeria
  • 2013 The Dow Jones Industrial average and S&P 500 set record highs
  • 2013 4 people are killed after the Mayon Volcano erupts in the Philippines
  • 2013 20 people are killed and 36 are injured after a gas tanker explodes in Ecatepec de Morelos, Mexico
  • 2013 8 people are killed and a dozen are injured after bear attacks in Orissa, India
  • 2013 Jolly Nero, an Italian cargo ship, crashes into the port of Genoa, killing seven people
  • 2013 Delaware becomes the 11th US State to legalize same-sex marriage
  • 2014 Fighting between pro-Russian and Kiev forces continue amid fears internationally of a civil war in the Ukraine
  • 2015 British General Elections: Conservative Party win outright majority and David Cameron returns as Prime Minister

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2015 Archaeologists partially discover a silver ingot of Captain William Kidd's treasure

Pirate Legend William Kidd
Pirate Legend
William Kidd