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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Saturday, 06 February 2016

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 this day in history.  

1945  Soviet army reach Rostock on this day in history.  

1945  Desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer, dies at 59 on May - 01.  

1946  On May - 01 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  On May - 01 radar for commercial &private planes first demonstrated  

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  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  On this day in history christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered  

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

1950  Mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade on May - 01.  

1950  New marriage laws enforced in People's Republic China on May - 01.  

1950  On May - 01 pulitzer prize awarded to Rodgers &Hammerstein (South Pacific)  

1951  On May - 01 600,000 march for peace &freedom in Germany  

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

1951  On May - 01 mickey Mantle's first homerun  

1951  The 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group sent to join United Nations forces in Korea on this day in history.  

1952  Marines take part in an atomic explosion training in Nevada on May - 01.  

1952  On May - 01 mr Potato Head, introduced  

1952  On May - 01 tWA introduces tourist class  

1952  William Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73 on May - 01.  

1954  On May - 01 hSA-UWC Established (Unification Church) (The Moonies)  

1954  Tom Tyler, actor (Lost Ranch, Coyote Trails), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1957  On this day in history larry King's first radio broadcast  

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

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

1957  On May - 01 grant Mitchell, actor (Great Lie, Laura, Cairo, Conflict), dies at 82  

1958  On this day in history 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 May - 01 birth of rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)  

1238  Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80) was born on this day in history.  

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

1493  On this day in history birth of phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10)  

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.  

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  On May - 01 stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies  

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

1447  On this day in history louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies  

1456  Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on May - 01.  

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