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Historical Events For May - 02

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

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

1932  On May - 02 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  Jack Benny's 1st radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network) on this day in history.  

1933  On this day in history in Germany, Adolf Hitler bans trade unions  

1934  On May - 02 nazi-Germany begins People's court  

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

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

1936  "Peter & Wolf" premieres in Moscow on this day in history.  

1937  Arthur Somervell, composer, dies at 73 on May - 02.  

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1938  Ella Fitzgerald records "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" on May - 02.  

1938  Pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder (Our Town) on this day in history.  

1939  Lou Gehrig ends 2,130 consecutive game streak, Yanks beat Tigers 22-2 on this day in history.  

1941  Anti-British revolt, encouraged by Germany, takes place in Iraq on May - 02.  

1941  On May - 02 fCC approves regular scheduled commercial TV broadcasts to begin July 1  

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  On this day in history fCC approves regular scheduled coml TV broadcasts to begin July 1  

1942  On this day in history japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma  

1942  On this day in history 68th Kentucky Derby: Wayne D Wright aboard Shut Out wins in 2:04.4  

1943  German troops vacate Jefna Tunisia on May - 02.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1945  Dutch Queen Wilhelmina &Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen on May - 02.  

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  German Army in Italy surrenders on May - 02.  

1945  Russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history yugoslav troops occupy Trieste  

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

1946  Prisoners revolt at Alcatraz, 5 die on May - 02.  

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  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on May - 02.  

1451  On this day in history birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

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

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on May - 02.  

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  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  

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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)  

0649  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on May - 02.  

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on this day in history.  

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on this day in history.  

1230  On this day in history death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on this day in history.  

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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