On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

British General Elections: Conservative Party win outright majority and David Cameron returns as Prime Minister

British Prime Minister David Cameron
British Prime Minister
David Cameron

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Underwater explorers discover a silver ingot of Captain William Kidd's treasure near Madagascar

Pirate Legend William Kidd
Pirate Legend
William Kidd

Famous Deaths

  • Sir Samuel "Sam" Edwards, Welsh physicist (condensed matter physics), dies at 87