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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Monday, 03 August 2015

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  On this day in history seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg  

1945  On this day in history soviet army reach Rostock  

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

1946  On May - 01 fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander  

1946  On May - 01 mrs Emma Clarissa Clement named "American Mother of the Year"  

1946  On May - 01 edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer, dies at 71  

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  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 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 this day in history.  

1948  On May - 01 north Korea proclaims itself People's Democratic Republic of Korea  

1948  Christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered on this day in history.  

1949  Gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune) on May - 01.  

1950  Mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade on May - 01.  

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  On this day in history 600,000 march for peace &freedom in Germany  

1951  Dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir on May - 01.  

1951  On May - 01 mickey Mantle's first homerun  

1951  On May - 01 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 May - 01.  

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

1954  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1957  On May - 01 vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km  

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  On this day in history birth of john I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257)  

1218  Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291) was born on this day in history.  

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

1285  On this day in history birth of edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326)  

1493  Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10) was born on this day in history.  

1545  On May - 01 birth of franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist  

1567  Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter was born on May - 01.  

1577  Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on this day in history.  

1118  On May - 01 death of edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)  

1171  Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on May - 01.  

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

1277  Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies on May - 01.  

1308  Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on May - 01.  

1447  On this day in history louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies  

1456  On May - 01 hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies  

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