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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Sunday, 31 August 2014

1945  General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  Lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1947  Sanner, leader of Norger blood bath, executed on this day in history.  

1948  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history 600,000 march for peace &freedom in Germany  

1951  Dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir on this day in history.  

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 this day in history marines take part in an atomic explosion training in Nevada  

1952  On this day in history mr Potato Head, introduced  

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  On this day in history tom Tyler, actor (Lost Ranch, Coyote Trails), dies at 50  

1957  Larry King's first radio broadcast on this day in history.  

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

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

1957  On this day in history 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  John I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257) was born on this day in history.  

1218  On this day in history birth of rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)  

1238  Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80) was born on this day in history.  

1285  Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326) was born on this day in history.  

1493  On this day in history birth of phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10)  

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  Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1456  On this day in history hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies