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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Saturday, 20 December 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 May - 01.  

1945  Soviet army reach Rostock on this day in history.  

1945  Desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1946  On May - 01 fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander  

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 May - 01.  

1947  On May - 01 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  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  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  On this day in history gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune)  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

1952  On May - 01 marines take part in an atomic explosion training in Nevada  

1952  On May - 01 mr Potato Head, introduced  

1952  TWA introduces tourist class on May - 01.  

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 May - 01.  

1954  On May - 01 tom Tyler, actor (Lost Ranch, Coyote Trails), dies at 50  

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

1957  On this day in history uS give Poland credit of $95 million  

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  John I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257) was born on this day in history.  

1218  Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291) was born on this day in history.  

1238  On this day in history 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  Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on this day in history.  

1118  On this day in history death of edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)  

1171  Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on May - 01.  

1240  Death of Jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals on May - 01.  

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 this day in history.