Events that occurred on 7 May.
 On Earth
- 1908 - Voice actor Valentine Dyall is born.
- 1931 - Gene Wolfe is born.
- 1969 - Producer Rick Porras is born.
- 2009 - Cinematic Scripture: The Structure and Usage of The Lord of the Rings as Equipment for Living is published.
 In Arda
- There are no known events for this day.