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