On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 2019

Historical Events

  • Denver is the first US city to decriminalize psilocybin "magic mushrooms"
  • Hackers seize control of the computer system of the US city of Baltimore, demanding a ransom in Bitcoins to unlock them
  • Turkish electoral body decides to re-run the Istanbul mayoral election, won by the opposition, amid worldwide criticism
  • Venezuela's Congress strips opposition lawmakers of immunity and accuses them of treason

Famous Deaths

  • Georg Katzer, German composer (electro-acoustic music), dies at 84
2019 Highlights

About May 7, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus