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  • Bangladesh
    Thursday May 3, 2007

    Muhammad Yunus

    Yunus declared That He Had decided To abandon His Political Plans

    Bangladesh
    Thursday May 3, 2007

    There was speculation that the army supported a move by Yunus into politics. On 3 May, however, Yunus declared that he had decided to abandon his political plans following a meeting with the head of the interim government, Fakhruddin Ahmed.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday May 8, 2007

    Java (programming language)

    JVM Finished

    U.S.
    Tuesday May 8, 2007

    On 8 May 2007, Sun finished the process of Java virtual machine, making all of its core code available under free software/open-source distribution terms, aside from a small portion of code to which Sun did not hold the copyright.




  • England
    Wednesday May 16, 2007

    Prince Harry

    Dannatt's announcement

    England
    Wednesday May 16, 2007

    Harry was scheduled for deployment in May or June 2007, to patrol the Maysan Governorate. By 16 May, however, Dannatt announced that Harry would not serve in Iraq; concerns included Harry being a high-value target (as several threats by various groups had already been made against him) and the dangers the soldiers around him would face should any attempt be made on his life or if he was captured. Clarence House made public Harry's disappointment with the decision, though he said he would abide by it.




  • Caracas, Venzuela
    Thursday May 17, 2007

    Hugo Chávez

    The Government Rejection

    Caracas, Venzuela
    Thursday May 17, 2007

    On 17 May 2007, the government rejected a plea made by RCTV to stop the TV station's forced shutdown.




  • Milan, Italy
    Thursday May 17, 2007

    Francesco Totti

    Won the Coppa Italia

    Milan, Italy
    Thursday May 17, 2007

    Roma won the Coppa Italia final against league champions Inter with a 6–2 victory at home (Totti scored the opening goal after 50 seconds) and a 2–1 defeat at the San Siro in Milan.




  • France
    Friday May 18, 2007

    Christine Lagarde

    The Ministry of Agriculture

    France
    Friday May 18, 2007

    On 18 May 2007, she was moved to the Ministry of Agriculture as part of the government of François Fillon.




  • Athens, Greece
    Wednesday May 23, 2007

    Kaká

    Won the Champions League

    Athens, Greece
    Wednesday May 23, 2007

    Kaká won the Champions League title when Milan defeated Liverpool 2–1 on 23 May 2007, avenging the previous loss on penalties two years before.


  • U.S.
    Thursday May 24, 2007

    Mark Zuckerberg

    Social Applications within Facebook

    U.S.
    Thursday May 24, 2007

    On May 24, 2007, Zuckerberg announced Facebook Platform, a development platform for programmers to create social applications within Facebook.


  • FIFA headquarters, Zurich, Switzerland
    Thursday May 31, 2007

    Sepp Blatter

    2007 Election

    FIFA headquarters, Zurich, Switzerland
    Thursday May 31, 2007

    Blatter was re-elected unopposed for another four years on 31 May 2007, even though only 66 of 207 FIFA members nominated him.


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