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Historical Events For May - 01

Saturday, 25 February 2017

1945  General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms on May - 01.  

1945  Radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WWII on May - 01.  

1945  Seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg on May - 01.  

1945  Soviet army reach Rostock on May - 01.  

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

1946  On May - 01 fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander  

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  Lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA on this day in history.  

1947  Radar for commercial &private planes first demonstrated on May - 01.  

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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 May - 01.  

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

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

1949  On May - 01 gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune)  

1950  On this day in history mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade  

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 this day in history.  

1951  600,000 march for peace &freedom in Germany on this day in history.  

1951  On this day in history dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir  

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  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 May - 01 tWA introduces tourist class  

1952  On this day in history william Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73  

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 May - 01.  

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

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

1957  Grant Mitchell, actor (Great Lie, Laura, Cairo, Conflict), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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  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 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 this day in history.  

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

1567  On this day in history birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  

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  Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on May - 01.  

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

1171  On this day in history dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies  

1240  On this day in history death of jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals  

1277  On this day in history stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies  

1308  On May - 01 death of albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered  

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

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

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