Historical Events For May - 01
Saturday, 25 February 2017
1945 General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms on May - 01.
1945 Radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WWII on May - 01.
1945 Seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg on May - 01.
1945 Soviet army reach Rostock on May - 01.
1945 On May - 01 desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer, dies at 59
1946 On May - 01 fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander
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 Lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA on this day in history.
1947 Radar for commercial &private planes first demonstrated on May - 01.
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 May - 01.
1948 North Korea proclaims itself People's Democratic Republic of Korea on May - 01.
1948 Christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered on this day in history.
1949 On May - 01 gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune)
1950 On this day in history mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade
1950 New marriage laws enforced in People's Republic China on this day in history.
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 On this day in history dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir
1951 On this day in history mickey Mantle's first homerun
1951 The 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group sent to join United Nations forces in Korea on May - 01.
1952 Marines take part in an atomic explosion training in Nevada on this day in history.
1952 Mr Potato Head, introduced on this day in history.
1952 On May - 01 tWA introduces tourist class
1952 On this day in history william Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73
1954 HSA-UWC Established (Unification Church) (The Moonies) on this day in history.
1954 Tom Tyler, actor (Lost Ranch, Coyote Trails), dies at 50 on May - 01.
1957 Larry King's first radio broadcast on May - 01.
1957 On May - 01 uS give Poland credit of $95 million
1957 On May - 01 vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km
1957 Grant Mitchell, actor (Great Lie, Laura, Cairo, Conflict), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1958 Ambonese rebellion bombed Ambon/conquer Morotai on this day in history.