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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Monday, 25 July 2016

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  On this day in history soviet army reach Rostock  

1945  On May - 01 desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer, dies at 59  

1946  On this day in history fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander  

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

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 May - 01.  

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1947  On May - 01 rear Admiral Roscoe H Hillenkoetter, USN, becomes 3th director of the CIA  

1947  On May - 01 sanner, leader of Norger blood bath, executed  

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  North Korea proclaims itself People's Democratic Republic of Korea on May - 01.  

1948  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1950  On May - 01 new marriage laws enforced in People's Republic China  

1950  Pulitzer prize awarded to Rodgers &Hammerstein (South Pacific) on May - 01.  

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  Marines take part in an atomic explosion training in Nevada on May - 01.  

1952  Mr Potato Head, introduced on May - 01.  

1952  TWA introduces tourist class on May - 01.  

1952  William Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1957  US give Poland credit of $95 million on this day in history.  

1957  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1218  On May - 01 birth of john I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257)  

1218  On May - 01 birth of rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)  

1238  On May - 01 birth of magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)  

1285  On May - 01 birth of edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326)  

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

1545  On this day in history 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.  

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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 this day in history 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  On May - 01 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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