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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Friday, 31 October 2014

1945  On this day in history general Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms  

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

1945  Seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg on this day in history.  

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  Fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander on this day in history.  

1946  Mrs Emma Clarissa Clement named "American Mother of the Year" on this day in history.  

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

1947  Lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA on this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history radar for commercial &private planes first demonstrated  

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  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 May - 01.  

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

1950  On May - 01 mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade  

1950  On this day in history 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 May - 01.  

1951  On May - 01 dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir  

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 this day in history.  

1952  Mr Potato Head, introduced on May - 01.  

1952  On May - 01 tWA introduces tourist class  

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 this day in history tom Tyler, actor (Lost Ranch, Coyote Trails), dies at 50  

1957  Larry King's first radio broadcast on May - 01.  

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 this day in history grant Mitchell, actor (Great Lie, Laura, Cairo, Conflict), dies at 82  

1958  On May - 01 ambonese rebellion bombed Ambon/conquer Morotai  

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

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

1493  On May - 01 birth of phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10)  

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  On this day in history birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

Famous Deaths In May - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  On May - 01 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 this day in history.  

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

1240  On May - 01 death of jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals  

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

1308  On this day in history death of albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered  

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