On This Day In Photos: May 7th In The 20th Century

On This Day In Photos: May 7th In The 20th Century”

English athlete Roger Bannister is cheered by his fellow medical students at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, the day after he ran his record-breaking sub-four minute mile, London, 7th May 1954. (Photo by Douglas Miller/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

English athlete Roger Bannister is cheered by his fellow medical students at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, the day after he ran his record-breaking sub-four minute mile, London, 7th May 1954. (Photo by Douglas Miller/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th May 1930:  Ready for action as a  baseball season starts at Stamford Bridge, London.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th May 1930: Ready for action as a baseball season starts at Stamford Bridge, London. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th May 1971:  F J Knight's newsagent shop in Highbury, near Arsenal's home ground.  (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

7th May 1971: F J Knight’s newsagent shop in Highbury, near Arsenal’s home ground. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

7th May 1945:  One of the ten German stormtroopers accused by captured Wehrmacht men of killing American prisoners of war at Malmedy, Belgium, during the Battle of the Bulge. They were taken by the 3rd Army in Germany and two of them were beaten by Wehrmacht soldiers.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th May 1945: One of the ten German stormtroopers accused by captured Wehrmacht men of killing American prisoners of war at Malmedy, Belgium, during the Battle of the Bulge. They were taken by the 3rd Army in Germany and two of them were beaten by Wehrmacht soldiers. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th May 1975:  Pearly kings and queens, East End costermongers, London, in traditional costumes.  (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

7th May 1975: Pearly kings and queens, East End costermongers, London, in traditional costumes. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

7th May 1945:  German civilians at Ludwiglust, Germany prepare for burial, some of the 200 victims of starvation in the Nazi concentration camp near Wobbelin. The bodies were brought from the camp on the back of a lorry seen in the foreground.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th May 1945: German civilians at Ludwiglust, Germany prepare for burial, some of the 200 victims of starvation in the Nazi concentration camp near Wobbelin. The bodies were brought from the camp on the back of a lorry seen in the foreground. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Former Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe getting in to a car, followed by his wife Marion, on the way to the Old Bailey where he faces charges of conspiracy to murder, London, May 7th 1979. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Former Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe getting in to a car, followed by his wife Marion, on the way to the Old Bailey where he faces charges of conspiracy to murder, London, May 7th 1979. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th May 1918:  Mrs Phipps singing at an American officer's inn and accompanying herself on a guitar.  (Photo by A. R. Coster/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th May 1918: Mrs Phipps singing at an American officer’s inn and accompanying herself on a guitar. (Photo by A. R. Coster/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th May 1945:  Mrs Pat Burgess of Palmer's Green, north London is thrilled to get the news that her husband will soon be home for good from Germany.  (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th May 1945: Mrs Pat Burgess of Palmer’s Green, north London is thrilled to get the news that her husband will soon be home for good from Germany. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th May 1913:  Bridesmaids and pages at a society wedding held at Christ Church. L to R Miss Pamela Cobbold, Master Ralph Cobbold, Miss Angela Toillemaste and Master J Folbett.  (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th May 1913: Bridesmaids and pages at a society wedding held at Christ Church. L to R Miss Pamela Cobbold, Master Ralph Cobbold, Miss Angela Toillemaste and Master J Folbett. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th May 1981:  Dancers at the Crazy Horse saloon in Paris wearing skimpy military-style costumes.  (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)

7th May 1981: Dancers at the Crazy Horse saloon in Paris wearing skimpy military-style costumes. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)

7th May 1981:  Jamaican reggae and ska group Toots And The Maytals performing on the first of 17 hot nights of jazz, reggae and salsa on the menu at the 15th Montreux Jazz Festival.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th May 1981: Jamaican reggae and ska group Toots And The Maytals performing on the first of 17 hot nights of jazz, reggae and salsa on the menu at the 15th Montreux Jazz Festival. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th May 1928:  Two bathers sitting on the rocks at Broadstairs beach under a parasol.  (Photo by Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th May 1928: Two bathers sitting on the rocks at Broadstairs beach under a parasol. (Photo by Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th May 1974:  19 year old model Sandy Bailey decorates the table at a party in honour of Jeanne Krebes and Madame Rene Magritte at the Acoris Gallery in Brook Street, London. Her enticing outfit is made of crabs and lobsters.  (Photo by Richard Krall/Keystone/Getty Images)

7th May 1974: 19 year old model Sandy Bailey decorates the table at a party in honour of Jeanne Krebes and Madame Rene Magritte at the Acoris Gallery in Brook Street, London. Her enticing outfit is made of crabs and lobsters. (Photo by Richard Krall/Keystone/Getty Images)

7th May 1930:  A group of Dutch children playing with a skipping rope by the sea in Volendam, near Edam in the western Netherlands.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th May 1930: A group of Dutch children playing with a skipping rope by the sea in Volendam, near Edam in the western Netherlands. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th May 1927:  Bathing at Chiswick Baths.  (Photo by Davis Jr/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th May 1927: Bathing at Chiswick Baths. (Photo by Davis Jr/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th May 1945:  A wounded American serviceman during a ticker tape parade in New York following press reports of the unconditional surrender of Germany.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th May 1945: A wounded American serviceman during a ticker tape parade in New York following press reports of the unconditional surrender of Germany. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th May 1957:  W B Harwell manager of the production flight for Convair (San Diego) Division of General Dynamics Corporation sits in the normal flight attitude in a mock up of an aerodynamically designed ejector seat. In the lower picture he is rotated 90 deg into a supine position for launching into an airstream.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th May 1957: W B Harwell manager of the production flight for Convair (San Diego) Division of General Dynamics Corporation sits in the normal flight attitude in a mock up of an aerodynamically designed ejector seat. In the lower picture he is rotated 90 deg into a supine position for launching into an airstream. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th May 1956:  Transvestite cabaret star at the French Riviera Jaques Charles Dufresnoy has female hormone injections while he awaits his sex change operation.  (Photo by David Wharry/BIPs/Getty Images)

7th May 1956: Transvestite cabaret star at the French Riviera Jaques Charles Dufresnoy has female hormone injections while he awaits his sex change operation. (Photo by David Wharry/BIPs/Getty Images)

7th May 1931:  The coffin of the late Dr Weir, the famous pathologist, being carried from All Souls Church, Langham Place. The steps were lined by members of the Order of Crusaders of which Dr Weir was a member.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th May 1931: The coffin of the late Dr Weir, the famous pathologist, being carried from All Souls Church, Langham Place. The steps were lined by members of the Order of Crusaders of which Dr Weir was a member. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th May 1930:  A car which has accidentally been driven into the cellar area in front of a basement flat.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th May 1930: A car which has accidentally been driven into the cellar area in front of a basement flat. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th May 1976:  An Austin Mini motor car with bodywork customized with old penny coins.  (Photo by Allan De Vries/BIPs/Getty Images)

7th May 1976: An Austin Mini motor car with bodywork customized with old penny coins. (Photo by Allan De Vries/BIPs/Getty Images)

7th May 1964:  Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro with Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev (1894 - 1971) at the Lenin Mausoleum in Red Square, Moscow.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th May 1964: Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro with Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev (1894 – 1971) at the Lenin Mausoleum in Red Square, Moscow. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

American actor Adam West dressed as 'Batman' for the  filming of a road safety advert for children, 7th May 1967. (Photo by Watson/Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

American actor Adam West dressed as ‘Batman’ for the filming of a road safety advert for children, 7th May 1967. (Photo by Watson/Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)