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Historical Events For May - 02

Sunday, 23 July 2017

1930  On May - 02 des Moines (Western League) defeats Wichita 13-6 to open 1st ballpark with permanently installed lights  

1932  On this day in history jack Benny's first radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network)  

1932  On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Pearl S Buck (The Good Earth)  

1932  On May - 02 jack Benny's 1st radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network)  

1933  In Germany, Adolf Hitler bans trade unions on May - 02.  

1934  Nazi-Germany begins People's court on this day in history.  

1936  On May - 02 "Peter &the Wolf" premieres in Moscow  

1936  On May - 02 emperor Haile Selassie &family flee Abyssinia  

1936  On this day in history "Peter & Wolf" premieres in Moscow  

1937  On this day in history arthur Somervell, composer, dies at 73  

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1938  Ella Fitzgerald records "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" on this day in history.  

1938  On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder (Our Town)  

1939  On this day in history lou Gehrig ends 2,130 consecutive game streak, Yanks beat Tigers 22-2  

1941  Anti-British revolt, encouraged by Germany, takes place in Iraq on this day in history.  

1941  FCC approves regular scheduled commercial TV broadcasts to begin July 1 on May - 02.  

1941  On May - 02 martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler's deputy  

1941  On this day in history nazi occupied Netherlands layoff Jewish journalists  

1941  FCC approves regular scheduled coml TV broadcasts to begin July 1 on this day in history.  

1942  Japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma on this day in history.  

1942  68th Kentucky Derby: Wayne D Wright aboard Shut Out wins in 2:04.4 on May - 02.  

1943  German troops vacate Jefna Tunisia on this day in history.  

1944  WABD (WNEW, now WNYW) TV channel 5 in NYC (DUM/MET/FOX) 1st broadcast on this day in history.  

1945  On May - 02 allies occupy Wismar  

1945  On this day in history berlin captured by Russian forces at the end of WW2  

1945  Berlin surrenders to Russian troops on May - 02.  

1945  British Army enters Lubeck in the Baltic, sealing off German forces in Denmark on this day in history.  

1945  On May - 02 dutch Queen Wilhelmina &Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen  

1945  On May - 02 first Helicopter Rescue--Lieutenant August Kleisch, USCG, flying a HNS-1 helicopter rescued 11 Canadian airmen that were marooned in northern Labrador about 125 miles from Goose Bay  

1945  German Army in Italy surrenders on May - 02.  

1945  On May - 02 russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders  

1945  On May - 02 yugoslav troops occupy Trieste  

1945  On this day in history martin Bormann, propoganda minister for Hitler, dies  

1946  Prisoners revolt at Alcatraz, 5 die on this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history eugene O'Neill's "Moon for the Misbegotten," premieres in NYC  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  On May - 02 birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

1451  On May - 02 birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

1458  Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525) was born on May - 02.  

1551  On this day in history birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

1702  On May - 02 birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  

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Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On May - 02 death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

0649  On this day in history maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

0756  On May - 02 death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

0907  On this day in history death of boris I of Bulgaria  

1230  On May - 02 death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  On May - 02 death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

1300  On this day in history death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  On May - 02 death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)  

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