Historical Events For May - 01
Friday, 15 December 2017
1945 On May - 01 general Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms
1945 On May - 01 radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WWII
1945 On this day in history seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg
1945 On May - 01 soviet army reach Rostock
1945 On May - 01 desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer, dies at 59
1946 Fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander on May - 01.
1946 On May - 01 mrs Emma Clarissa Clement named "American Mother of the Year"
1946 Edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1947 On May - 01 lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA
1947 Radar for commercial &private planes first demonstrated on May - 01.
1947 On this day in history rear Admiral Roscoe H Hillenkoetter, USN, becomes 3th director of the CIA
1947 On this day in history sanner, leader of Norger blood bath, executed
1948 On May - 01 glenn Taylor, Idaho Senator, arrested in Birmingham AL for trying to enter a meeting through a door marked "for Negroes"
1948 North Korea proclaims itself People's Democratic Republic of Korea on this day in history.
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 May - 01.
1950 On this day in history new marriage laws enforced in People's Republic China
1950 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Rodgers &Hammerstein (South Pacific)
1951 600,000 march for peace &freedom in Germany on May - 01.
1951 Dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir on May - 01.
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 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 On this day in history tWA introduces tourist class
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 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 this day in history uS give Poland credit of $95 million
1957 On this day in history vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km
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