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Historical Events For May - 02

Sunday, 19 November 2017

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

1932  Jack Benny's first radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network) on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Pulitzer prize awarded to Pearl S Buck (The Good Earth) on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Jack Benny's 1st radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network) on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On this day in history in Germany, Adolf Hitler bans trade unions  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  Nazi-Germany begins People's court on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On May - 02 "Peter &the Wolf" premieres in Moscow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On May - 02 emperor Haile Selassie &family flee Abyssinia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On May - 02 "Peter & Wolf" premieres in Moscow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  On this day in history arthur Somervell, composer, dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1938  On this day in history ella Fitzgerald records "A-Tisket, A-Tasket"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder (Our Town)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1941  On May - 02 anti-British revolt, encouraged by Germany, takes place in Iraq.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  FCC approves regular scheduled commercial TV broadcasts to begin July 1 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler's deputy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On May - 02 nazi occupied Netherlands layoff Jewish journalists  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  FCC approves regular scheduled coml TV broadcasts to begin July 1 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On May - 02 68th Kentucky Derby: Wayne D Wright aboard Shut Out wins in 2:04.4  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  German troops vacate Jefna Tunisia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1945  Allies occupy Wismar on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Berlin captured by Russian forces at the end of WW2 on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history berlin surrenders to Russian troops  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history british Army enters Lubeck in the Baltic, sealing off German forces in Denmark.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Dutch Queen Wilhelmina &Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history german Army in Italy surrenders  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Yugoslav troops occupy Trieste on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Martin Bormann, propoganda minister for Hitler, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On May - 02 prisoners revolt at Alcatraz, 5 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On this day in history eugene O'Neill's "Moon for the Misbegotten," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1360  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1458  Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525) was born on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1660  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1695  On May - 02 birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1702  On May - 02 birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 02

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0373  On this day in history death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0649  On this day in history maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0756  On this day in history death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1250  On this day in history death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1450  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on May - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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