Historical Events In May - 01
Thursday, 24 May 2018
1945 General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms on this day in history.
1945 Radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WWII on May - 01.
1945 On this day in history seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg
1945 Soviet army reach Rostock on May - 01.
1945 Desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1946 Fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander on May - 01.
1946 On this day in history mrs Emma Clarissa Clement named "American Mother of the Year"
1946 Edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer, dies at 71 on May - 01.
1947 On May - 01 lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA
1947 On May - 01 radar for commercial &private planes first demonstrated
1947 Rear Admiral Roscoe H Hillenkoetter, USN, becomes 3th director of the CIA on this day in history.
1947 Sanner, leader of Norger blood bath, executed on May - 01.
1948 Glenn Taylor, Idaho Senator, arrested in Birmingham AL for trying to enter a meeting through a door marked "for Negroes" on this day in history.
1948 North Korea proclaims itself People's Democratic Republic of Korea on May - 01.
1948 On May - 01 christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered
1949 On this day in history gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune)
1950 Mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade on this day in history.
1950 On May - 01 new marriage laws enforced in People's Republic China
1950 Pulitzer prize awarded to Rodgers &Hammerstein (South Pacific) on this day in history.
1951 600,000 march for peace &freedom in Germany on this day in history.
1951 Dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir on May - 01.
1951 Mickey Mantle's first homerun on May - 01.
1951 On this day in history the 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group sent to join United Nations forces in Korea.
1952 Marines take part in an atomic explosion training in Nevada on this day in history.
1952 On May - 01 mr Potato Head, introduced
1952 On May - 01 tWA introduces tourist class
1952 William Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73 on May - 01.
1954 On this day in history hSA-UWC Established (Unification Church) (The Moonies)
1954 Tom Tyler, actor (Lost Ranch, Coyote Trails), dies at 50 on May - 01.
1957 On this day in history larry King's first radio broadcast
1957 US give Poland credit of $95 million on May - 01.
1957 Vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km on this day in history.
1957 On this day in history grant Mitchell, actor (Great Lie, Laura, Cairo, Conflict), dies at 82
1958 On this day in history ambonese rebellion bombed Ambon/conquer Morotai