On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1836

Historical Events

  • The settlement of Mayag├╝ez elevates Puerto Rico to the royal status of villa by the government of Spain

Famous Deaths

  • Norbert Burgmuller, German composer, drowns during an epileptic seizure at 26
1836 Highlights

About May 7, 1836

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 185 years and 7 months
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus