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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Friday, 22 May 2015

1945  On May - 01 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  On this day in history soviet army reach Rostock  

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

1946  On May - 01 fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander  

1946  Mrs Emma Clarissa Clement named "American Mother of the Year" on May - 01.  

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  Radar for commercial &private planes first demonstrated on May - 01.  

1947  On May - 01 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  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 May - 01.  

1948  Christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered on May - 01.  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1951  The 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group sent to join United Nations forces in Korea on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history 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 May - 01.  

1952  On this day in history william Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73  

1954  HSA-UWC Established (Unification Church) (The Moonies) on May - 01.  

1954  On this day in history tom Tyler, actor (Lost Ranch, Coyote Trails), dies at 50  

1957  On this day in history larry King's first radio broadcast  

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  On May - 01 ambonese rebellion bombed Ambon/conquer Morotai  

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

1238  On May - 01 birth of magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)  

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

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 May - 01 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 May - 01 death of arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338)  

1118  On this day in history death of edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)  

1171  Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on May - 01.  

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

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

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

1447  On May - 01 louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies  

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