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On This Day

May 7


1718 Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville.

1848 The great fire of Toronto

1908 UBC University of British Columbia is founded

1915 RMS Lusitania is struck by a U20 torpedo fired from a German Submarine. Killing Toronto's Charles Frohm.

1915 A fire blazes threw The Prince of Wales Theater in Toronto.

1920 The Grand Opening of The Art Gallery of Ontario it’s premier exhibit is The Group of Seven

1941 the first gold record Chattanooga Choo Choo is recorded at Victor Recording Studios by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra

1982 The NFL Raiders move from Oakland to Los Angeles

1989 In Nashville, Tennessee It’s Wrestle War’89 where Rick Steamboat defeats Ric Flair and becomes the NWA Heavyweight Title

Happy Birthday

1893 Frank J Selke 9 x Stanley Cup Champion with the Toronto Maple Leafs & Montreal Canadiens. Coached & Managed The Toronto Ravinas. 1960 was inducted into the Hockey Hall Of Fame. The NHL named a trophy his honor for the best defense forward.

1946 Jerry Nolan drummer with The Heartbreakers, The New York Dolls

1956 Anne Dudley Composer in the band Art of Noise, scores films

1965 Owen Hart WWE Superstar, 4 x tag team champion, 2 x Intercontinental Champion 1994 King Of The Ring, part of the legendary Hart Family

1968 Traci Lords actress

1974 Scott Whittaker NFL player played with Oakland Raiders 1984 Kevin Owen wrestler WWE Universal Championship, Intercontinental Championship, United States Championship

1985 Scheana Marie Model

1987 Anissa Kate actress

1987 Chiara Ferragni Fashion Designer

1993 Will Ospreay wrestler