7th May, on this day

558 In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Justinian I immediately orders the dome rebuilt.
1274 2nd Council of Lyons (14th ecumenical council) opens
1355 1,200 Jews of Toledo. Spain killed by Count Henry of Trastamara
1416 Monk Nicolaas Serrurier arrested because of heresy at Tournay
1429 English siege of Orléans broken by Joan of Arc
1624 Admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru
1638 Cornelis S Goyer takes possession of Mauritius (uninhabited)
1660 Isaack B Fubine of Savoy, in The Hague, patents macaroni
1663 Theatre Royal in Drury Lane London opens
1664 Louis XIV of France inaugurates The Palace of Versailles.
1697 Stockholm's royal castle (dating back to medieval times) is destroyed in a huge fire (in the 18th century, it is replaced with the current Royal Palace).
1700 William Penn began monthly meetings for Blacks advocating emancipation
1727 Jews are expelled from Ukraine by Empress Catherine I of Russia
1748 French troops conquer Maastricht
1763 Indian Wars: Pontiac's Rebellion begins - Chief Pontiac begins the "Conspiracy of Pontiac" by attacking British forces at Fort Detroit.
1765 HMS Victory, the ship which becomes the flagship of British Admiral Horatio Nelson, is launched at Chatham. The ship is now preserved at Portsmouth, England
1771 Samuel Hearne explores the Copper Mine River of Canada
1775 Turkish state of Bukovina secedes from Austria
1789 1st inaugural ball (for George Washington in New York, NY)
1792 Captain Robert Gray discovers Grays Harbor (Washington)
1800 Indiana Territory organized
1824 Beethoven's 9th (Chorale) Symphony, premieres in Vienna
1832 Otto of Bavaria is chosen king of Greece
1840 Tornado strikes Natchez, MS, kills 317
1848 Prussians stop insurrection in Varsovia
1856 Argentine and Brazilian sign a navigation pact
1861 Riot occurs between prosecessionist and Union supporters in Knoxvill,e TN
1862 Battle of West Point, VA (Eltham's Landing, Barnhamsville)
1862 Much of Enschede Netherlands destroyed by fire
1864 Battle of Wilderness ends (total losses: USA-17,666; CSA-7,500)
1864 Skirmish at Port Walthall Junction, VA (Drewry's Bluff)
1866 German premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt
1867 Blacks stage ride-in to protest segregation in New Orleans
1873 US marines attack Panamá
1875 German SS Schiller sinks near Scilly Islands, 312 killed
1877 Cincinnati Enquirer, 1st uses the term "Bullpen" to indicate foul territory
1885 John E W Thompson, named minister to Haiti
1888 American George Eastman patents the Kodak box camera with a name he feels will be easy to remember
1891 Battle in Bunyoro: Captain F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed
1895 In Saint Petersburg, Russian scientist Alexander Stepanovich Popov demonstrates to the Russian Physical and Chemical Society his invention - the first in the world radio receiver. In the former Soviet Union this day is celebrated as Day of Radio.
1902 Soufriere volcano on St Vincent kills 2-5,000
1907 Charles Collier wins 1st Isle of Man TT Race (38.22 mph)
1909 Construction begins on first 100 houses in Ahuzat Bayit (Tel Aviv)
1913 British House of Commons rejects woman's right to vote
1914 US Congress establishes mother's day
1914 Woodrow Wilson's daughter Eleanor marries in the White House
1915 Lusitania sunk by German submarine; 1198 lives lost
1920 USSR recognizes independence of Georgia
1923 Mine strike at Belgian Borinage railroad
1924 Peruvian Torre forms APRA, Alianza Popular Revolutionaria Americana
1928 England lowers age of women voters from 30 to 21
1934 Part of Khabarovsk becomes a Jewish Autonomous Region
1934 World's largest pearl (6.4 kg) found at Palawan, Philippines
1937 The German Condor Legion, equipped with Heinkel He 51 biplanes, arrive in Spain to assist Franco's forces.
1938 Dutch Minister of Justice Goseling calls fugitives of Nazi-Germany "undesired strangers"
1939 Germany and Italy announced an alliance known as the Rome-Berlin Axis
1941 British House of Commons votes for Churchill (477-3)
1941 Glenn Miller records "Chattanooga Choo Choo" for RCA
1942 Battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion
1942 Nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed
1943 British 11th Huzaren occupies Tunis, Tunisia
1943 Dutch men 18-35 obliged to report to labour camps
1943 Liberty Ship George Washington Carver, named after scientist, launched
1943 US 1st Armour division occupies Ferryville Tunisia
1943 US 9th Infantry division occupies Bizerta/Bensert Tunisia
1944 German assault on Tito's hideout in Drvar Bosnia
1945 Formal undertaking of complete German surrender signed by Alfred Jodl
1945 German General Keitel repeats surrender signing in Berlin for the benefit of the Russians; WWII ends in Europe
1945 Mauthausen Concentration Camp liberated
1945 Nazi Generals Jodl and Von Friedenburg surrender
1945 SS open fire on crowd in Amsterdam, killing 22
1946 Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (later renamed Sony) is founded with about 20 employees.
1946 William H Hastie inaugurated as 1st black governor of Virgin Islands
1947 Kraft Television Theater debuts, running for the next 11 years.
1947 General MacArthur approves Japanese constitution
1947 Paraguayian Government unleashes contra revolt
1948 Nazi collaborator V-Mann Antonius van de Waals sentenced to death
1951 International Olympic committee allows Russia to participate in 1952 Olympics
1952 The concept for the integrated circuit, the basis for all modern computers, is first published by Geoffrey W.A. Dummer.
1953 Record 537-kg swordfish is caught by L E Marron, in Chile
1954 French surrender to Vietminh, Communist Vietnamese, after 55-day siege at the city of Dien Bien Phu.
1954 US, Great-Britain and France reject Russian membership in NATO
1955 USSR signs peace treaty with France and Great-Britain
1955 West Europe Union established
1956 Battle at Oran, Algeria, kills 300
1958 Major Howard Johnson, USAF, sets aircraft altitude record in F-104 (Lockheed Starfighter), 27,810 meters
1960 Leonid Brezhnev replaces Kliment Voroshilov as President of USSR
1960 USSR announces Francis Gary Powers confessed to being a CIA spy
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1963 Bruno Sammartino becomes WWF champion
1963 SETC Telstar 2 launched (apogee 6,700 miles (10,800 km))
1964 Pacific Air Lines Flight 773, a Fairchild F-27 airliner, crashes near San Ramon, California, killing all 44 aboard; the FBI later reports that a cockpit recorder tape indicates that the pilot and co-pilot had been shot by a suicidal passenger.
1966 Mamas & Papas "Monday Monday" hits number 1
1970 "Long and Winding Road" becomes Beatles' last American release
1973 American newspaper The Washington Post wins the Pulitzer Prize for the work of its reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in exposing the Watergate scandal during the Presidency of Richard M.Nixon
1974 West German Chancellor Willy Brandt resigns.
1975 President Ford declares an end to "Vietnam Era"
1975 Small Astronomy Satellite Explorer 53 launched to study X-rays
1980 Josip Tito, Yugoslav President, buried
1982 IBM releases PC-DOS version 1.1
1982 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1983 August Hoffman perform record 29,051 consecutive sit-ups
1984 $180 million out-of-court settlement reached in Agent Orange suit
1987 Diane Chambers' (Shelley Long) final episode on Cheers
1988 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1989 Panamanian voters reject dictator Manuel Noriega's bid for presidency
1991 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1992 5 NYC cops arrested in Hauppauge Long Island for selling cocaine
1992 Jockey Angel Cordero retires after winning over 7,000 horse races
1992 Michigan ratifies a 203-year-old proposed amendment to the United States Constitution making the 27th Amendment law. This amendment bars the U.S. Congress from giving itself a mid-term pay raise.
1992 Three employees at a McDonald's Restaurant in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, are brutally murdered and a fourth permanently disabled after a botched robbery. It is the first fast-food murder in Canada.
1993 South Africa agrees to multi-racial elections
1994 Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream" recovered 3 months after stolen
1994 Gary Hart's girlfriend Donna Rice (36) weds Jack Hughes (42)
1994 Matlock actor Daniel Roebuck (30) weds Kelly Durst (24)
1995 Jacques Chirac wins French presidential election
1997 Galileo, 4th Ganymede Flyby (Orbit 8)
1998 Mercedes-Benz buys Chrysler for US$40 billion and forms DaimlerChrysler in the largest industrial merger in history.
1999 Pope John Paul II travels to Romania becoming the first pope that had visited a predominantly Eastern Orthodox country since the Great Schism in 1054.
1999 A jury finds The Jenny Jones Show and Warner Bros. liable in the shooting death of Scott Amedure, after the show purposely deceived Jonathan Schmitz to appear on a secret same-sex crush episode. Schmitz later killed Amedure and the jury awarded Amedure's family US$25 million.
1999 Kosovo War: In Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, three Chinese citizens are killed and 20 wounded when a NATO aircraft bombs the Chinese embassy in Belgrade.
1999 In Guinea-Bissau, President João Bernardo Vieira is ousted in a military coup.
2005 Former Lebanese Prime Minister, General Michel Aoun returns to Lebanon after 15 years in exile.
2007 The tomb of Herod the Great is discovered.

7th May 2006

Iran MPs threaten nuclear treaty

Fresh violence hits Iraq cities

Single government for Iraqi Kurds

7th May 2007

France looks to new Sarkozy era

Ramadi hit by twin bomb attacks

Student editor detained in Tehran

7th May 2008

Aid arriving in cyclone-hit Burma

Iraq prepares for Baghdad exodus

Clashes as strike grips Lebanon

7th May 2009

Pakistan 'to eliminate militants'

Fighting in Chad

Afghan blast

Iran hangs nine

7th May 2010

2 Egyptian peacekeepers killed in Darfur

Bangkok police targeted in attacks

UK Election results

Birthdates which occurred on 7th May :

1530 Louis I Condé French prince/leader of hugenots
1574 Innocent X [Giambattista Pamfili] 236th Roman Catholic pope (1644-55)
1700 Gerard van Swieten Dutch botanist
1704 Carl Heinrich Graun composer
1763 Josef Poniatovski Polish general/marshal of France
1769 Giuseppe Farinelli composer
1774 Sir Francis Beaufort naval officer; devised wind force scale
1776 Dániel Berzsenyi [Hungarian Horatius], Hungarian poet
1795 Gerhard M Roentgen industrialist (founder dockyard Fijenoord)
1803 Johan Peter Cronhamm composer
1812 Robert Browning London England, poet (The Pied Piper)
1826 Varina Howell Davis 1st lady (Confederacy), died in 1905
1827 Charles T H Coster Belgian literary (Légendes Flamandes) [or Aug 20]
1827 Francis Engle Patterson Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1832 Carl G Neumann German mathematician/physicist (Neumann-functions)
1833 Johannes Brahms Hamburg Germany, composer, enjoys a good lullaby
1840 Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Votkinsk Russia, composer (The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, 1812 Overture)
1847 Archibald Primrose Earl of Rosebery (Liberal), British PM (1894-95)
1861 Rabindranath Tagore Hindu poet/mystic/composer (Nobel '13)
1866 Cornelis J K van Aalst president (Dutch Trading Company)
1867 Philippine "Pine" Belder [Mary de Klerk], actress (Hope of Blessing)
1873 Clarence Dickinson composer
1882 Willem Elsschot [Alfons J de Ridder] Flemish writer (Mend)
1883 Gino Roncaglia composer
1883 Martin Albertz German theologist (Church Jesus Christ)
1885 George "Gabby" Hayes Wellesvile NY, actor (In Old Santa Fe, El Paso)
1887 Henri Pourrat French writer (Gaspard of the Montagnes)
1888 Selmer Jackson Lake Mills IA, actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp)
1890 Billy House Minnesota, actor (Imitation of Life, Bedlam, Egg & I)
1892 Archibald MacLeish Glencoe IL, political essayist/poet/dramatist (JB)
1892 Josip Broz Tito WWII partisan, leader of Yugoslavia (1943-80)
1897 Kitty McKane England, tennis (Olympics-gold/2 silver/2 bronze-1920, 24)
1898 Vera Chapman writer
19-- Phil Campbell rocker (Motorhead-No Remorse)
1900 Bauke Tuinstra Dutch/Frisian notary/author (Earste Keur)
1900 Ralph Truman London England, actor (Web of Evidence)
1901 Gary Cooper Helena MT, actor (2 Academy Awards-Sergeant York, High Noon)
1901 L T Coggeshall medical scientist/ US Secretary of HEW (1956-58)
1901 Marcel Poot Belgian baron/composer
1902 Sal Gliatto baseball player
1903 Basil Nield judge/politician
1907 Jef van Durme composer
1908 Ed MacDonald actor (Mysteries of Chinatown)
1908 Wouter Paap composer
1909 Edwin H Land inventor (instant photography (Polaroid))
1912 Paul H F Brenneker Netherlands/Antillian photographer/folklorist
1917 Daniel Gillès Belgian writer
1917 David Tomlinson Scotland, actor (Mary Poppins, Helter Skelter)
1917 William Geoffrey Biddle bomb disposal expert
1918 Argeliers Leon composer
1919 Eva (Evita) [Duarte] Perón Argentina, 1st lady/actress
1922 Darren McGavin Spokane WA, actor (Night Stalker, Tribes, Turk 182)
1922 Gale Robbins Chicago IL, actress/singer (Hollywood House, Fuller Brush Girl, Mr Hex)
1923 Anne Baxter Michigan City IN, actress (Myra-Marcus Welby, Victoria-Hotel)
1923 Pete V Domenici (Senator-R-NM, 1973- )
1926 Val Bisoglio New York NY, actor (Lieutenant Marsh-Police Woman, Danny-Quincy ME)
1927 Jim Lowe Springfield MA, DJ (WNEW) "King of Trivia"
1928 John Ingle actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital)
1928 Marvin Mitchelson attorney
1929 Dick Williams baseball player, manager (including Seattle 1986-87)
1929 Sally L Smith educator/founder (Lab School of Washington)
1930 Aviard Gavrilovich Fastovets Russia, cosmonaut
1930 Horst Bienek German poet
1931 Gene [Rodman] Wolfe US, sci-fi author (Soldier of Arete)
1931 Nel J Ginjaar-Maas Dutch under-secretary of Education (VVD)
1931 Teresa Brewer Toledo OH, singer (Put Another Nickel In)
1932 Hans Boskamp [Johan HG Hoelscher] actor/producer (Oh My Papa)
1932 Pete Domeneci (Senator-R-NM)
1933 Johnny Unitas NFL QB (Baltimore Colts, San Diego); one of the greats
1934 Ben Smith Atlanta GA, PGA golfer (Ralphs Senior Classic-4th)
1934 Donald Russell Holler composer
1934 Heinz Marti composer
1934 Willard Scott weatherman (Today)
1936 Cornelius Cardew composer
1938 Johnny Caldwell Ireland, flyweight boxer (Olympics-bronze-1956)
1938 Kevin O'Connor Honolulu HI, actor (Bogie, Special Effects)
1939 Jimmy Ruffin soloist (What Becomes of the Broken Hearted)
1939 Johnny Maestro New York NY, rock vocalist (Crests-16 Candles, Brooklyn Bridge)
1939 Marco St John New Orleans LA, actor (Rayford-Ball Four)
1939 Rudolphus FM "Ruud" Lubbers director Dutch/CDA-premier (1982-94)
1939 Volker Braun writer
1940 Armando Krieger composer
1940 John Irvin actor (Moment in Time)
1941 Grahame Bilby cricketer (two Tests New Zealand vs England 1966)
1943 Christopher Taylor White rocker
1943 Peter Horak jetboat jumper
1943 Rick West [Richard Westwood] rocker (Brian Poole & Tremeloes)
1944 Alison Margaret Bauld composer
1944 John Heard actor (Pelican Brief, CHUD, Radio Flyer, Big)
1944 Sivi Aberg actress (Batman TV show)
1945 Robin Strasser New York NY, actress (Dorian-One Life to Live, Another World)
1945 Wim A Mateman Dutch MP (CDA)
1946 Bill Danoff Springfield MA, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band)
1946 Richard L Brodsky US lawyer/NY State Assemblyman (D) (1983- )
1948 Peter Wingfield Wales, rocker/actor (Methos-Highlander)
1949 Marilyn Cole Portsmouth England, playmate of the year (January 1972)
1949 Stuart Marshall director (Desire)
1950 Janis Ian [Janis Eddy Fink] New York NY, rock vocalist (At 17, Society's Child)
1950 Prairie Prince rocker (Tubes)
1951 David Whitton campaigner
1951 Robert Hegyes Metuchen NJ, actor (Underground Aces, Welcome Back Kotter)
1952 Amy Heckerling Bronx NY, director (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Clueless)
1952 Derek Taylor rocker (Let it Be, Beatles Anthology)
1955 Peter Reckell Elkhart IN, actor (Days of our Lifes)
1957 [Christopher St John] "Sinjin" Smith Los Angeles CA, volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1957 Shauna McDonald Brown TV producer
1959 Michael E Knight Princeton NJ, actor (Date with Angel, All My Children)
1959 Robin L Freeman St Charles MO, PGA golfer (1993 Northern Telecom-3rd)
1959 Tamara E Jernigan Chattanooga, PhD/astronaut (STS 40, 52, 67, 80)
1960 Arnon Ohad co-pilot (El Al) plane that crashed on Bijlmer Amsterdam
1961 Linda Somers Bitburg Germany, US marathoner (Olympics-31st-96)
1962 Robbie Knievel daredevil, son of Evel (Chips Something Special)
1964 Leslie O'Neal NFL defensive end (San Diego Chargers, St Louis Rams)
1964 Mustapha Zerqti Moroccan/Netherlands writer (Ihtidaar hub fi el-mahd)
1964 Ronnie Harmon NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, Tennessee Oilers)
1965 Reuben Davis NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
1966 Anderson Cummins cricketer (in Packer's Valley Barbados & West Indies quickie)
1968 Joe King NFL safety (Oakland Raiders)
1968 Traci Lords [Nora Louise Kuzma], Steubenville OH, porn actress (Cry Baby)
1969 Katerina Maleeva Bulgaria, tennis player (US Open Junior 1984)
1969 Melanie Valerio 400 meter freestyle swimmer (Olympics-96)
1970 Edwin Zoetebier Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam)
1970 Mark Smith Pasadena CA, outfielder (Baltimore Orioles)
1970 Sebastien Britten Brossard Québec Canada, figure skater (1995 Canadian Champion)
1971 Cameron McFadzean Melbourne Victoria Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1971 Dave Karpa Regina, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1971 José Munoz WLAF offensive tackle (Rhein Fire)
1971 Rondell Jones NFL safety (Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens)
1972 Chris Hayes safety (New York Jets)
1972 John Holecek NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
1972 Vince Stewart WLAF defensive tackle (Barcelona Dragons)
1973 Dameian Jeffries NFL defensive end (New Orleans Saints)
1973 Kristian Lundin record producer
1974 Scott Whittaker center/tackle (Oakland Raiders)
1975 Jason Tunks London Ontario, discus thrower (Olympics-96)
1976 Nicholas Butcher Los Angeles CA, field hockey midfielder/forward (Olympics-96)
1977 Marko Milic NBA guard (Phoenix Suns)
1987 Katie Danza daughter of Tony & Tracy Danza


Deaths which occurred on May 7th:
0685 Marwan I ibn al-Hakam 4th kalief of Omajjaden (684-85), dies
0973 Otto I the Great Holy Roman Emperor (962-973), dies at 60
1166 Willem I the Bad, king of Sicily (1154-66)
1205 Ladislaus III Arpad King of Hungary (1204-05), dies at 5 or 6
1523 Franz von Sickingen German knight/protect of poor, dies of wounds at 42
1617 David Fabricius German astronomer, dies at 53
1667 Johann Jakob Froberger German organist/singer/composer, dies at 50
1671 Edward Montagu English baron Kimbolton, dies at about 68
1671 Pieter Stockmans Flemish chairman of Opperkrijgshof, dies at 62
1673 Johannes Teellinck Dutch vicar, dies at about 58
1736 John Weldon composer, dies at 60
1792 Aert Schouman Dutch bird/portrait painter, dies at 82
1793 Johan A Zoutman Dutch Lieutenant Admiral (battle of Doggersbank), dies at 68
1793 Pietro Nardini composer, dies at 71
1800 Laurens P van Spiegel regent/pension advisor (1787-95), dies at 64
1800 Niccolò Piccinni Italian composer (Roland), dies at 72
1814 Franz Volrath Buttstett composer, dies at 79
1818 Leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh composer, dies at 70
1825 Antonio Salieri Italian composer, dies in Vienna at 74
1836 Norbert Burgmuller composer, dies at 26
1863 Amiel Weeks Whipple US Union general-major, dies of injuries at 46
1871 Louis Papineau political reformer, dies
1876 Franz count of Pocci German artist/composer (Alchemist), dies at 69
1884 Judah P Benjamin confederate minister of War, dies at 72
1900 Richard Storrs Willis composer, dies at 81
1904 Peter Hille writer, dies
1914 Edward Mollenhauer composer, dies at 87
1915 Alfred G Vanderbilt US millionaire, dies aboard Lusitania
1915 Alfred Scott Witherbee Jr US Lusitania officer, dies
1915 Charles Frohman dies aboard Lusitania
1928 Alexander Afanasii Spendiaryan composer, dies at 56
1929 Albert Anselmi US gangster, murdered by Al Capone
1929 John Scalise US gangster, murdered by Al Capone
1929 Joseph "Top Toad" Giunta US gangster, murdered by Al Capone
1932 Albert Thomas French social minister of Weapon production, dies
1934 Edward Naylor composer, dies at 67
1941 David Wijnkoop revolutionary socialist, dies
1942 Felix Paul von Weingartner Austria conductor/composer, dies at 79
1946 Anton A Mussert engineer/NSB leader, executed
1946 Joe Humphries cricket wicket keeper (3 Tests for England 1907-08), dies
1951 Warner Baxter dies at 62
1953 Ormerod Pearse cricketer (55 runs & 3 wickets in 3 Tests for S Af), dies
1958 Nyogen Senzaki 1st Zen teacher to reside in USA, dies at 81
1962 Jimmy Conlin dies at 77
1967 Judith Evelyn dies of cancer at 54
1968 Lurleen Burns wife of George Wallace/Governor of Alabama, dies at 41
1970 Carlos Estrada composer, dies at 60
1971 Willem Banning Dutch theologist/sociologist (Karl Marx), dies at 83
1977 Irwin Fischer composer, dies at 73
1981 Mieczyslaw Kolinski composer, dies at 79
1982 Alfred Adam dies at 72
1983 Peter Edel writer, dies
1985 Dawn Addams actress (Alan Young Show, Star Maidens), dies at 54
1986 Gaston Deferre French politician, dies at 75
1987 Colin Blakely dies at 56
1988 Divine [Harris Glenn Milstead] dies of natural causes at 42
1989 Guy Williams actor (Zorro, Lost in Space), dies in Argentina at 65
1990 Jessica James actress (Spring Break), dies of breast cancer at 60
1993 Mary Philbin actress (Phantom of the Opera), dies at 89
1994 Clement Greenberg US art critic (Art & Culture), dies at 85
1994 Margaret Skeete oldest American, dies at 115
1995 Ernest H Martin impressario, dies at 75
1995 Lawrence Josset engraver, dies at 84
1995 Maria Luisa Bemberg fil maker, dies at 73
1995 Ray McKinley drummer, dies at 84
1996 Albert Meltzer anarchist, dies at 76
1996 Henry Diamond Irish Nationalist MP, dies at 87
1996 Howard Frank Trayton Smith diplomat/head of MI5, dies at 76

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