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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Friday, 21 November 2014

1945  On this day in history general Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms  

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  Fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander on May - 01.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

1950  On this day in history mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade  

1950  New marriage laws enforced in People's Republic China on this day in history.  

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

1951  On this day in history 600,000 march for peace &freedom in Germany  

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 May - 01.  

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

1952  Mr Potato Head, introduced on May - 01.  

1952  TWA introduces tourist class on May - 01.  

1952  William Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  Grant Mitchell, actor (Great Lie, Laura, Cairo, Conflict), dies at 82 on May - 01.  

1958  Ambonese rebellion bombed Ambon/conquer Morotai on this day in history.  

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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  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  Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10) was born on May - 01.  

1545  On this day in history birth of franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist  

1567  On this day in history birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  

1577  On May - 01 birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

Famous Deaths In May - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on May - 01.  

1118  Death of Edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080) on May - 01.  

1171  On this day in history dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies  

1240  Death of Jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals on this day in history.  

1277  Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies on May - 01.  

1308  Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on this day in history.  

1447  Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on May - 01.  

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