Historical Events Happened In May - 01
Thursday, 07 May 2015
1852 On this day in history calamity [Martha] Jane [Burke], frontier adventurer/indian fighter
1853 Argentina adopts it's constitution on May - 01.
1854 On May - 01 amsterdam begins transferring drinking water out of the dunes
1857 On this day in history william Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy
1858 On May - 01 anthony Johnson Showalter, composer
1859 On this day in history bohuslav Jeremias, composer
1861 On May - 01 lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry
1862 Union captain David Farragut conquers New Orleans on this day in history.
1863 Battle of Chancellorsville VA (29,000 injured or died) on May - 01.
1863 On May - 01 battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi
1863 Confederate "National Flag" replaces "Stars &Bars" on May - 01.
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 this day in history edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29
1864 On May - 01 atlanta campaign, Georgia
1864 On May - 01 battle at Alexandria LA (Red River Campaign)
1864 Wilderness campaign on May - 01.
1864 On this day in history -8] Battle at Alexandria, Louisiana (Red River Campaign)
1866 American Equal Rights Association forms on this day in history.
1867 Reconstruction of South begins, black voter registration on May - 01.
1867 Howard University chartered on May - 01.
1869 "Folies-Bergère" opens in Paris France on this day in history.
1869 On this day in history a colt is reported killed by a meteorite near New Concord OH
1869 On May - 01 folies Bergere opens in Paris
1870 Francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay on May - 01.
1872 On this day in history amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies
1873 Emperor Franz Jozef opens 5th World's Fair in Wien (Vienna) on May - 01.
1873 The first US postal card issued on May - 01.
1873 1st US postal card issued on this day in history.
1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1874 On May - 01 vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39
1875 On May - 01 238 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 May - 01.