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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Sunday, 29 March 2015

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  On May - 01 soviet army reach Rostock  

1945  Desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer, dies at 59 on May - 01.  

1946  Fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander on this day in history.  

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  Lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA on May - 01.  

1947  Radar for commercial &private planes first demonstrated on this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history rear Admiral Roscoe H Hillenkoetter, USN, becomes 3th director of the CIA  

1947  On May - 01 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  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  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 this day in history.  

1951  On May - 01 mickey Mantle's first homerun  

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  On May - 01 tWA introduces tourist class  

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

1954  On May - 01 hSA-UWC Established (Unification Church) (The Moonies)  

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

1957  Larry King's first radio broadcast on May - 01.  

1957  US give Poland credit of $95 million on this day in history.  

1957  On May - 01 vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km  

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.  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1567  Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter was born on May - 01.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

1308  Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on May - 01.  

1447  On this day in history louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies  

1456  On May - 01 hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies