On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1697

Historical Events

  • Stockholm's medieval royal castle is destroyed by fire, the Codex Gigas (world's largest extant medieval illuminated manuscript) survives by being thrown out a window
1697 Highlights

About May 7, 1697

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 323 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus