Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Sunday, 26 April 2015
1930 On May - 02 des Moines (Western League) defeats Wichita 13-6 to open 1st ballpark with permanently installed lights
1932 Jack Benny's first radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network) on May - 02.
1932 Pulitzer prize awarded to Pearl S Buck (The Good Earth) on May - 02.
1932 Jack Benny's 1st radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network) on May - 02.
1933 On this day in history in Germany, Adolf Hitler bans trade unions
1934 Nazi-Germany begins People's court on May - 02.
1936 "Peter &the Wolf" premieres in Moscow on May - 02.
1936 Emperor Haile Selassie &family flee Abyssinia on May - 02.
1936 On May - 02 "Peter & Wolf" premieres in Moscow
1937 On May - 02 arthur Somervell, composer, dies at 73
1938 Ella Fitzgerald records "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" on May - 02.
1938 On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder (Our Town)
1939 Lou Gehrig ends 2,130 consecutive game streak, Yanks beat Tigers 22-2 on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history anti-British revolt, encouraged by Germany, takes place in Iraq.
1941 On this day in history fCC approves regular scheduled commercial TV broadcasts to begin July 1
1941 On this day in history martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler's deputy
1941 On this day in history nazi occupied Netherlands layoff Jewish journalists
1941 On May - 02 fCC approves regular scheduled coml TV broadcasts to begin July 1
1942 On May - 02 japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma
1942 68th Kentucky Derby: Wayne D Wright aboard Shut Out wins in 2:04.4 on this day in history.
1943 On May - 02 german troops vacate Jefna Tunisia
1944 On this day in history wABD (WNEW, now WNYW) TV channel 5 in NYC (DUM/MET/FOX) 1st broadcast
1945 On May - 02 allies occupy Wismar
1945 Berlin captured by Russian forces at the end of WW2 on May - 02.
1945 On May - 02 berlin surrenders to Russian troops
1945 On this day in history british Army enters Lubeck in the Baltic, sealing off German forces in Denmark.
1945 On May - 02 dutch Queen Wilhelmina &Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen
1945 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 on May - 02.
1945 On this day in history german Army in Italy surrenders
1945 Russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders on this day in history.
1945 On May - 02 yugoslav troops occupy Trieste
1945 Martin Bormann, propoganda minister for Hitler, dies on this day in history.
1946 On this day in history prisoners revolt at Alcatraz, 5 die
1947 Eugene O'Neill's "Moon for the Misbegotten," premieres in NYC on this day in history.