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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

1930  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1932  Pulitzer prize awarded to Pearl S Buck (The Good Earth) on this day in history.  

1932  On May - 02 jack Benny's 1st radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network)  

1933  On this day in history 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  Emperor Haile Selassie &family flee Abyssinia on this day in history.  

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

1937  On May - 02 arthur Somervell, composer, dies at 73  

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

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

1939  Lou Gehrig ends 2,130 consecutive game streak, Yanks beat Tigers 22-2 on May - 02.  

1941  Anti-British revolt, encouraged by Germany, takes place in Iraq on this day in history.  

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

1941  Martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler's deputy on May - 02.  

1941  On this day in history nazi occupied Netherlands layoff Jewish journalists  

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  68th Kentucky Derby: Wayne D Wright aboard Shut Out wins in 2:04.4 on May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1945  On May - 02 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 May - 02 german Army in Italy surrenders  

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

1945  Yugoslav troops occupy Trieste on May - 02.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  On this day in history birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

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

1458  Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525) was born on this day in history.  

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on this day in history.  

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on May - 02.  

1660  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on May - 02.  

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

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  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on May - 02.  

0649  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1230  On May - 02 death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  On May - 02 death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on May - 02.  

1450  On May - 02 death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)  

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