On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 2021

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Reds pitcher Wade Miley no-hits Cleveland Indians, 3-0 at Progressive Field, Cleveland
  • Former police officer and suspected serial killer Hugo Ernesto Osorio Chávez arrested in Chalchuapa, El Salvador, after a mass grave of 15-40 bodies found at his house

Historic Event

Philadelphia Museum of Art unveils major interior renovation and expansion designed by American architect Frank Gehry

  • Ransomware attack on US Colonial pipeline by the DarkSide criminal group stops supply to half of east coast
  • The World Health Organization approves the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine Sinopharm, its first made by a non-western country

Famous Deaths

  • Martín Pando, Argentine soccer forward (11 caps; Argentinos Juniors, River Plate), dies at 86
  • [Julie] Tawny Kitaen, American actress (Bachelor Party; Whitesnake videos; Witchboard), dies at 59
2021 Highlights

About May 7, 2021

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus

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