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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Monday, 25 July 2016

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

1932  Jack Benny's first radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1934  On this day in history nazi-Germany begins People's court  

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

1936  On this day in history emperor Haile Selassie &family flee Abyssinia  

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

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

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1938  On this day in history ella Fitzgerald records "A-Tisket, A-Tasket"  

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 May - 02.  

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  Nazi occupied Netherlands layoff Jewish journalists on this day in history.  

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

1942  On this day in history japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma  

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 May - 02.  

1944  On May - 02 wABD (WNEW, now WNYW) TV channel 5 in NYC (DUM/MET/FOX) 1st broadcast  

1945  On this day in history allies occupy Wismar  

1945  Berlin captured by Russian forces at the end of WW2 on this day in history.  

1945  Berlin surrenders to Russian troops on May - 02.  

1945  On May - 02 british Army enters Lubeck in the Baltic, sealing off German forces in Denmark.  

1945  On this day in history dutch Queen Wilhelmina &Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen  

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  

1945  On this day in history german Army in Italy surrenders  

1945  On this day in history russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders  

1945  On this day in history yugoslav troops occupy Trieste  

1945  On May - 02 martin Bormann, propoganda minister for Hitler, dies  

1946  On May - 02 prisoners revolt at Alcatraz, 5 die  

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

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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.  

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on May - 02.  

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

1551  On May - 02 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 May - 02 birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

1695  On this day in history birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  

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  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on this day in history.  

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on May - 02.  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on May - 02.  

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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