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Historical Events For May - 02

Friday, 20 January 2017

1930  On May - 02 des Moines (Western League) defeats Wichita 13-6 to open 1st ballpark with permanently installed lights  Click To Search About This In Google

1932  Jack Benny's first radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network) on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1932  Pulitzer prize awarded to Pearl S Buck (The Good Earth) on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1932  Jack Benny's 1st radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network) on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1933  In Germany, Adolf Hitler bans trade unions on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1934  Nazi-Germany begins People's court on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1936  "Peter &the Wolf" premieres in Moscow on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1936  On this day in history emperor Haile Selassie &family flee Abyssinia  Click To Search About This In Google

1936  On May - 02 "Peter & Wolf" premieres in Moscow  Click To Search About This In Google

1937  On May - 02 arthur Somervell, composer, dies at 73  Click To Search About This In Google

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1938  On May - 02 ella Fitzgerald records "A-Tisket, A-Tasket"  Click To Search About This In Google

1938  On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder (Our Town)  Click To Search About This In Google

1939  On this day in history lou Gehrig ends 2,130 consecutive game streak, Yanks beat Tigers 22-2  Click To Search About This In Google

1941  On May - 02 anti-British revolt, encouraged by Germany, takes place in Iraq.  Click To Search About This In Google

1941  FCC approves regular scheduled commercial TV broadcasts to begin July 1 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1941  On May - 02 martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler's deputy  Click To Search About This In Google

1941  On this day in history nazi occupied Netherlands layoff Jewish journalists  Click To Search About This In Google

1941  On May - 02 fCC approves regular scheduled coml TV broadcasts to begin July 1  Click To Search About This In Google

1942  On May - 02 japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma  Click To Search About This In Google

1942  On this day in history 68th Kentucky Derby: Wayne D Wright aboard Shut Out wins in 2:04.4  Click To Search About This In Google

1943  On this day in history german troops vacate Jefna Tunisia  Click To Search About This In Google

1944  WABD (WNEW, now WNYW) TV channel 5 in NYC (DUM/MET/FOX) 1st broadcast on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  On this day in history allies occupy Wismar  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  On May - 02 berlin captured by Russian forces at the end of WW2  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  Berlin surrenders to Russian troops on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  On May - 02 british Army enters Lubeck in the Baltic, sealing off German forces in Denmark.  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  Dutch Queen Wilhelmina &Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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 Search About This In Google

1945  German Army in Italy surrenders on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  On this day in history russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  On May - 02 yugoslav troops occupy Trieste  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  Martin Bormann, propoganda minister for Hitler, dies on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1946  On this day in history prisoners revolt at Alcatraz, 5 die  Click To Search About This In Google

1947  On this day in history eugene O'Neill's "Moon for the Misbegotten," premieres in NYC  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1451  On this day in history birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  Click To Search About This In Google

1458  On May - 02 birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  Click To Search About This In Google

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1660  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1702  On May - 02 birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On this day in history death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  Click To Search About This In Google

0649  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0756  On this day in history death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  Click To Search About This In Google

0907  On May - 02 death of boris I of Bulgaria  Click To Search About This In Google

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1250  On May - 02 death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  Click To Search About This In Google

1300  On May - 02 death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  Click To Search About This In Google

1450  On May - 02 death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)  Click To Search About This In Google

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