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What Happened on May 7, 1805

Famous Deaths


Person of interestWilliam Petty

William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of Great Britain (1782-83), dies at 68

British Prime Minister William Petty
British Prime Minister
William Petty

1805 Highlights

About May 7, 1805

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 215 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus