On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 2020

Historical Events

  • Toxic leak at Indian chemical factory near Visakhapatnam kills at least 13 and injures many when it tried to reopen after lockdown
  • UK economy heading for its' worst crash in 300 years (-14%), since 1706, according to Bank of England forecast
  • US Father and son arrested for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia, after video of the killing surfaces
  • US unemployment claims hit 33.3 million or 20% of the workforce, vs two months ago unemployment 3.5%, a 50-year low

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Bolus, English cricket batsman (7 Tests @ 41.33; Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire), dies at 86
  • Mike Storen, American sports executive (Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks; ABA Commissioner 1973-76), dies from cancer at 84
2020 Highlights

About May 7, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus