On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Carter, English novelist (Magic Toyshop) and journalist, born in Eastbourne, England (d. 1992)
  • Armando Krieger, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jim Connors, American Radio personality, born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island (d. 1987)
  • John Irvin, English actor (Moment in Time), born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland

Famous Deaths

  • George Lansbury, Labour Party Leader (b. 1859)