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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Friday, 28 November 2014

1945  General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms on May - 01.  

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 May - 01.  

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

1946  Fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander on May - 01.  

1946  On this day in history mrs Emma Clarissa Clement named "American Mother of the Year"  

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

1947  On this day in history lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA  

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  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 this day in history mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade  

1950  On May - 01 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 May - 01 dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir  

1951  Mickey Mantle's first homerun on May - 01.  

1951  On this day in history 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  On May - 01 william Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73  

1954  HSA-UWC Established (Unification Church) (The Moonies) on this day in history.  

1954  Tom Tyler, actor (Lost Ranch, Coyote Trails), dies at 50 on May - 01.  

1957  On May - 01 larry King's first radio broadcast  

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

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

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 this day in history 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 May - 01.  

1238  On this day in history birth of magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)  

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  Franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist was born on May - 01.  

1567  Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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  Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on May - 01.  

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

1277  On this day in history stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies  

1308  On May - 01 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  On May - 01 hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies