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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Monday, 28 July 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  On this day in history seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg  

1945  On this day in history soviet army reach Rostock  

1945  On this day in history desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer, dies at 59  

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  On this day in history lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA  

1947  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1948  Christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered on this day in history.  

1949  Gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune) on this day in history.  

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  600,000 march for peace &freedom in Germany on this day in history.  

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

1951  On this day in history 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  Marines take part in an atomic explosion training in Nevada on this day in history.  

1952  Mr Potato Head, introduced on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history tWA introduces tourist class  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km  

1957  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)  

1238  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals  

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  Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on this day in history.