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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

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

1945  On May - 01 radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WWII  

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  Fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander on May - 01.  

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

1946  Edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1947  On May - 01 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  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  On May - 01 north Korea proclaims itself People's Democratic Republic of Korea  

1948  On May - 01 christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered  

1949  Gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune) on this day in history.  

1950  Mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1951  Mickey Mantle's first homerun on this day in history.  

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 May - 01.  

1952  On May - 01 william Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73  

1954  On this day in history hSA-UWC Established (Unification Church) (The Moonies)  

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

1957  Vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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  Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326) was born on May - 01.  

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

1545  Franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist was born on this day in history.  

1567  On May - 01 birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  

1577  Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on May - 01.  

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

1171  On May - 01 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  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  Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on this day in history.  

1456  Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on this day in history.  


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