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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

1945  General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms on this day in history.  

1945  On May - 01 radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WWII  

1945  On May - 01 seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg  

1945  Soviet army reach Rostock on May - 01.  

1945  On this day in history desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer, dies at 59  

1946  Fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander on this day in history.  

1946  Mrs Emma Clarissa Clement named "American Mother of the Year" on May - 01.  

1946  On this day in history edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer, dies at 71  

1947  On this day in history 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 May - 01.  

1947  Sanner, leader of Norger blood bath, executed on this day in history.  

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  On May - 01 mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade  

1950  New marriage laws enforced in People's Republic China on this day in history.  

1950  On this day in history 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  On this day in history the 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group sent to join United Nations forces in Korea.  

1952  On May - 01 marines take part in an atomic explosion training in Nevada  

1952  Mr Potato Head, introduced on May - 01.  

1952  On May - 01 tWA introduces tourist class  

1952  William Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73 on May - 01.  

1954  On May - 01 hSA-UWC Established (Unification Church) (The Moonies)  

1954  Tom Tyler, actor (Lost Ranch, Coyote Trails), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1957  On May - 01 larry King's first radio broadcast  

1957  On May - 01 uS give Poland credit of $95 million  

1957  Vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km on this day in history.  

1957  On May - 01 grant Mitchell, actor (Great Lie, Laura, Cairo, Conflict), dies at 82  

1958  Ambonese rebellion bombed Ambon/conquer Morotai on May - 01.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1218  John I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257) was born on this day in history.  

1218  Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291) was born on May - 01.  

1238  Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80) was born on May - 01.  

1285  Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326) was born on this day in history.  

1493  Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10) was born on May - 01.  

1545  Franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist was born on May - 01.  

1567  On May - 01 birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  

1577  Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on May - 01.  

Famous Deaths In May - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  On this day in history death of arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338)  

1118  Death of Edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080) on May - 01.  

1171  Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on this day in history.  

1240  Death of Jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals on May - 01.  

1277  On May - 01 stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies  

1308  Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on this day in history.  

1447  Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on this day in history.  

1456  Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on this day in history.