Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Friday, 19 December 2014
1930 On May - 02 des Moines (Western League) defeats Wichita 13-6 to open 1st ballpark with permanently installed lights
1932 On May - 02 jack Benny's first radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network)
1932 Pulitzer prize awarded to Pearl S Buck (The Good Earth) on this day in history.
1932 Jack Benny's 1st radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network) on May - 02.
1933 On May - 02 in Germany, Adolf Hitler bans trade unions
1934 Nazi-Germany begins People's court on this day in history.
1936 On May - 02 "Peter &the Wolf" premieres in Moscow
1936 On May - 02 emperor Haile Selassie &family flee Abyssinia
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 Pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder (Our Town) on this day in history.
1939 On May - 02 lou Gehrig ends 2,130 consecutive game streak, Yanks beat Tigers 22-2
1941 On May - 02 anti-British revolt, encouraged by Germany, takes place in Iraq.
1941 FCC approves regular scheduled commercial TV broadcasts to begin July 1 on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1942 On May - 02 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 On May - 02 german troops vacate Jefna Tunisia
1944 WABD (WNEW, now WNYW) TV channel 5 in NYC (DUM/MET/FOX) 1st broadcast on this day in history.
1945 Allies occupy Wismar on this day in history.
1945 Berlin captured by Russian forces at the end of WW2 on May - 02.
1945 On this day in history berlin surrenders to Russian troops
1945 British Army enters Lubeck in the Baltic, sealing off German forces in Denmark on May - 02.
1945 Dutch Queen Wilhelmina &Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen on this day in history.
1945 On May - 02 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 German Army in Italy surrenders on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders
1945 On May - 02 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 Eugene O'Neill's "Moon for the Misbegotten," premieres in NYC on this day in history.