Historical Events For May - 01
Saturday, 29 April 2017
1945 General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms on May - 01.
1945 Radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WWII on this day in history.
1945 Seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg on this day in history.
1945 Soviet army reach Rostock on this day in history.
1945 Desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer, dies at 59 on May - 01.
1946 Fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander on this day in history.
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 May - 01.
1947 Radar for commercial &private planes first demonstrated on this day in history.
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 On May - 01 north Korea proclaims itself People's Democratic Republic of Korea
1948 Christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered on May - 01.
1949 Gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune) on this day in history.
1950 Mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade on May - 01.
1950 New marriage laws enforced in People's Republic China on May - 01.
1950 On May - 01 pulitzer prize awarded to Rodgers &Hammerstein (South Pacific)
1951 600,000 march for peace &freedom in Germany on this day in history.
1951 Dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir on this day in history.
1951 Mickey Mantle's first homerun on this day in history.
1951 The 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group sent to join United Nations forces in Korea on this day in history.
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 TWA introduces tourist class on this day in history.
1952 On May - 01 william Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73
1954 On this day in history hSA-UWC Established (Unification Church) (The Moonies)
1954 On May - 01 tom Tyler, actor (Lost Ranch, Coyote Trails), dies at 50
1957 On May - 01 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 Ambonese rebellion bombed Ambon/conquer Morotai on May - 01.