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Historical Events In May - 02

Saturday, 21 April 2018

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

1932  Jack Benny's first radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network) on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1932  Jack Benny's 1st radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network) on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On May - 02 in Germany, Adolf Hitler bans trade unions  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  Nazi-Germany begins People's court on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On May - 02 "Peter &the Wolf" premieres in Moscow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  Emperor Haile Selassie &family flee Abyssinia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  "Peter & Wolf" premieres in Moscow on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  On this day in history arthur Somervell, composer, dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1938  On this day in history ella Fitzgerald records "A-Tisket, A-Tasket"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder (Our Town)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1941  On this day in history anti-British revolt, encouraged by Germany, takes place in Iraq.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  FCC approves regular scheduled commercial TV broadcasts to begin July 1 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler's deputy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Nazi occupied Netherlands layoff Jewish journalists on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  FCC approves regular scheduled coml TV broadcasts to begin July 1 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  68th Kentucky Derby: Wayne D Wright aboard Shut Out wins in 2:04.4 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On this day in history german troops vacate Jefna Tunisia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1945  On May - 02 allies occupy Wismar  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Berlin captured by Russian forces at the end of WW2 on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On May - 02 berlin surrenders to Russian troops  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  British Army enters Lubeck in the Baltic, sealing off German forces in Denmark on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Dutch Queen Wilhelmina &Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On May - 02 german Army in Italy surrenders  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Yugoslav troops occupy Trieste on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Martin Bormann, propoganda minister for Hitler, dies on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  Prisoners revolt at Alcatraz, 5 die on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  Eugene O'Neill's "Moon for the Misbegotten," premieres in NYC on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1360  On this day in history birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1458  On May - 02 birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1702  On this day in history birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 02

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0373  On this day in history death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0649  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0756  On this day in history death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0907  On this day in history death of boris I of Bulgaria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1250  On May - 02 death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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