Births, Deaths and Events that occurred on May 7th in history:
Gary Cooper - 1901, Actor - Sergeant York and High Noon.
Eva (Evita Duarte) Peron - 1919, - Don't Cry for Me Argentina.
Darren McGavin - 1922, Actor - Night Stalker and the famous Old Man in "A Christmas Story", you'll shoot your eye out kid. &*$#@&*%$
Johnny Maestro - 1939, Singer - The Crests and Brooklyn Bridge.
Passed on Today:
1929 - Albert Anselmi, John Scalise and Joseph "Top Toad" Giunta, all gangsters murdered this date by Al Capone. Old Scarface had a field day that day.
1989 - Guy Williams, Actor - Zorro and Lost in Space fame.
This Stuff Happened Today:
1765 - Admiral Nelson's sailboat HMS Victory runs aground - good help is hard to find Admiral.
1888 - George Eastman patents "Kodak Box Camera". I still have one.
1914 - U.S. Congress establishes "Mother's Day". Here's looking at you kid.
1915 - Lusitania sunk by German Submarine U-20. That was a no no Fritz.
1986 - Phillies Gary Maddox retires - You know the old saying, "3/4 of the Earth is covered by water, the rest by Gary Maddox", well spoken by the late Harry Kalas.
Religious Observances Today
Old Roman Catholic - Feast of St. Stanislaus, bishop, martyr, patron of Poland. I'm Polish.
Thought for Today: "They do not love that do not show their love."