Historical Events For May - 01
Friday, 23 June 2017
1945 On this day in history general Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms
1945 Radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WWII on this day in history.
1945 Seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg on May - 01.
1945 On May - 01 soviet army reach Rostock
1945 On this day in history desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer, dies at 59
1946 On May - 01 fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander
1946 Mrs Emma Clarissa Clement named "American Mother of the Year" on this day in history.
1946 On May - 01 edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer, dies at 71
1947 On May - 01 lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA
1947 On this day in history 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 On May - 01 sanner, leader of Norger blood bath, executed
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 On this day in history christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered
1949 On May - 01 gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune)
1950 On May - 01 mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade
1950 New marriage laws enforced in People's Republic China on this day in history.
1950 Pulitzer prize awarded to Rodgers &Hammerstein (South Pacific) on this day in history.
1951 On May - 01 600,000 march for peace &freedom in Germany
1951 Dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir on May - 01.
1951 Mickey Mantle's first homerun on this day in history.
1951 On this day in history the 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group sent to join United Nations forces in Korea.
1952 On May - 01 marines take part in an atomic explosion training in Nevada
1952 Mr Potato Head, introduced on this day in history.
1952 TWA introduces tourist class on this day in history.
1952 William Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history larry King's first radio broadcast
1957 US give Poland credit of $95 million on May - 01.
1957 On May - 01 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