May 2007

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May 2007 was the fifth month of that common year. It began on a Tuesday and ended after 31 days on a Thursday.

International holidays[edit]

Portal:Current events[edit]

This is an archived version of Wikipedia's Current events Portal from May 2007.

  • Major world and Middle East powers discuss the future of Iraq on the second day of an International Compact for Iraq conference in Egypt. (BBC)
  • A boat carrying nearly 150 Haitian migrants capsizes in the Atlantic Ocean 1 km off the coast of one of the Turks and Caicos Islands, killing at least twenty, requiring the rescue of at least seventy-three and leaving at least fifty-eight unaccounted for. (CBS)
  • Two Cuban military deserters hijack a bus and reroute it to Havana Airport, before attempting to steal an empty passenger jet with the occupants of the bus as hostages. The plan is ultimately foiled but one hostage is killed before the men are captured. [2]
Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
Politics and elections
  • Mother's Day 2007
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