Historical Events For May - 01
Friday, 20 October 2017
1945 On May - 01 general Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms
1945 Radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WWII on May - 01.
1945 On May - 01 seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg
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 On this day in history 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 On May - 01 lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA
1947 Radar for commercial &private planes first demonstrated on this day in history.
1947 Rear Admiral Roscoe H Hillenkoetter, USN, becomes 3th director of the CIA on May - 01.
1947 On this day in history sanner, leader of Norger blood bath, executed
1948 On May - 01 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 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 Mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade on May - 01.
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 this day in history.
1951 On this day in history 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 May - 01.
1952 Mr Potato Head, introduced on May - 01.
1952 On this day in history tWA introduces tourist class
1952 On May - 01 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 May - 01 larry King's first radio broadcast
1957 US give Poland credit of $95 million on this day in history.
1957 Vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km on May - 01.
1957 On May - 01 grant Mitchell, actor (Great Lie, Laura, Cairo, Conflict), dies at 82
1958 Ambonese rebellion bombed Ambon/conquer Morotai on this day in history.