Historical Events For May - 01
Saturday, 21 January 2017
1945 General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms on May - 01.
1945 On May - 01 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 On May - 01 fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander
1946 On May - 01 mrs Emma Clarissa Clement named "American Mother of the Year"
1946 On this day in history edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer, dies at 71
1947 Lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA on this day in history.
1947 On May - 01 radar for commercial &private planes first demonstrated
1947 On this day in history rear Admiral Roscoe H Hillenkoetter, USN, becomes 3th director of the CIA
1947 On this day in history 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 North Korea proclaims itself People's Democratic Republic of Korea on this day in history.
1948 On May - 01 christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered
1949 Gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune) on this day in history.
1950 On May - 01 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 The 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group sent to join United Nations forces in Korea on this day in history.
1952 On May - 01 marines take part in an atomic explosion training in Nevada
1952 On May - 01 mr Potato Head, introduced
1952 TWA introduces tourist class on this day in history.
1952 On May - 01 william Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73
1954 On May - 01 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 On this day in history vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km
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