Historical Events Happened In May - 01
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
1852 On May - 01 calamity [Martha] Jane [Burke], frontier adventurer/indian fighter
1853 On May - 01 argentina adopts it's constitution
1854 Amsterdam begins transferring drinking water out of the dunes on May - 01.
1857 On May - 01 william Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy
1858 Anthony Johnson Showalter, composer on May - 01.
1859 On May - 01 bohuslav Jeremias, composer
1861 Lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry on May - 01.
1862 On May - 01 union captain David Farragut conquers New Orleans
1863 Battle of Chancellorsville VA (29,000 injured or died) on this day in history.
1863 Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi on May - 01.
1863 On May - 01 confederate "National Flag" replaces "Stars &Bars"
1863 On May - 01 confederate congress passed resolution to kill black soldiers
1863 On May - 01 battle of Chancellorsville, VA (29,000 injured or died)
1863 On May - 01 edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29
1864 Atlanta campaign, Georgia on May - 01.
1864 On May - 01 battle at Alexandria LA (Red River Campaign)
1864 On this day in history wilderness campaign
1864 On May - 01 -8] Battle at Alexandria, Louisiana (Red River Campaign)
1866 On this day in history american Equal Rights Association forms
1867 On this day in history reconstruction of South begins, black voter registration
1867 Howard University chartered on this day in history.
1869 On May - 01 "Folies-Bergère" opens in Paris France
1869 A colt is reported killed by a meteorite near New Concord OH on this day in history.
1869 Folies Bergere opens in Paris on May - 01.
1870 Francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay on this day in history.
1872 Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies on May - 01.
1873 Emperor Franz Jozef opens 5th World's Fair in Wien (Vienna) on May - 01.
1873 On May - 01 the first US postal card issued
1873 On May - 01 1st US postal card issued
1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on May - 01.
1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on May - 01.
1875 On this day in history 238 members of "Whiskey Ring" accused of anti-US activities
1880 Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Tantum dic verbo) on May - 01.
1881 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist on this day in history.