On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1901

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestGary Cooper

Gary Cooper, American actor (Sgt York, High Noon), born in Helena, Montana (d. 1961)

  • Lowell T. Coggeshall, American medical scientist and US Secretary of HEW (1956-58), born in Saratoga, Indiana (d. 1987)
  • Marcel Poot, Belgian baron and composer, born in Vilvoorde, Belgium (d. 1988)
1901 Highlights

About May 7, 1901

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus