On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1867

Historical Events

  • Blacks stage ride-in to protest segregation in New Orleans

Historic InventionNobel Patents Dynamite

Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel patents dynamite in England, the first of three patents he would receive for the explosive material

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Alfred Nobel's Dynamite
Alfred Nobel's Dynamite
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Famous Birthdays

  • Philippine "Pine" Belder [Mary de Klerk], Flemish actress (Hope of Blessing), born in Amsterdam (d. 1961)
1867 Highlights

About May 7, 1867

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus