Historical Events Happened In May - 01
Sunday, 25 January 2015
1852 Calamity [Martha] Jane [Burke], frontier adventurer/indian fighter on May - 01.
1853 Argentina adopts it's constitution on this day in history.
1854 Amsterdam begins transferring drinking water out of the dunes on this day in history.
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 May - 01 bohuslav Jeremias, composer
1861 Lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry on this day in history.
1862 Union captain David Farragut conquers New Orleans on May - 01.
1863 Battle of Chancellorsville VA (29,000 injured or died) on this day in history.
1863 On May - 01 battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi
1863 On this day in history confederate "National Flag" replaces "Stars &Bars"
1863 Confederate congress passed resolution to kill black soldiers on this day in history.
1863 Battle of Chancellorsville, VA (29,000 injured or died) on May - 01.
1863 Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29 on May - 01.
1864 On May - 01 atlanta campaign, Georgia
1864 On this day in history battle at Alexandria LA (Red River Campaign)
1864 On May - 01 wilderness campaign
1864 On this day in history -8] Battle at Alexandria, Louisiana (Red River Campaign)
1866 On May - 01 american Equal Rights Association forms
1867 On May - 01 reconstruction of South begins, black voter registration
1867 On May - 01 howard University chartered
1869 "Folies-Bergère" opens in Paris France on this day in history.
1869 A colt is reported killed by a meteorite near New Concord OH on May - 01.
1869 On May - 01 folies Bergere opens in Paris
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 On May - 01 emperor Franz Jozef opens 5th World's Fair in Wien (Vienna)
1873 The first US postal card issued on this day in history.
1873 1st US postal card issued on this day in history.
1873 On May - 01 david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60
1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1875 238 members of "Whiskey Ring" accused of anti-US activities on May - 01.
1880 Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Tantum dic verbo) on May - 01.
1881 On May - 01 pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist