What Happened on May 7, 1700

Historical Events

Event of Interest

William Penn began monthly meetings for blacks advocating emancipation

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerard van Swieten, Dutch-Austrian physician (Austrian Empress Maria Theresa's personal physician), born in Leiden, Netherlaands (d. 1772)
Born in 1700
1700 Highlights

About May 7, 1700

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 323 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus