Historical Events For May - 01
Monday, 19 March 2018
1945 General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WWII
1945 Seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg on May - 01.
1945 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history 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 Christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1950 Pulitzer prize awarded to Rodgers &Hammerstein (South Pacific) on May - 01.
1951 600,000 march for peace &freedom in Germany on May - 01.
1951 Dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir on this day in history.
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 May - 01.
1952 On this day in history marines take part in an atomic explosion training in Nevada
1952 On this day in history mr Potato Head, introduced
1952 TWA introduces tourist class on this day in history.
1952 William Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1954 On May - 01 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 Grant Mitchell, actor (Great Lie, Laura, Cairo, Conflict), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history ambonese rebellion bombed Ambon/conquer Morotai