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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

1949  On May - 02 arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"  

1949  Bolivian state of siege proclaimed on May - 02.  

1950  Dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration on May - 02.  

1950  Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic on this day in history.  

1950  Carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan on this day in history.  

1952  The first scheduled jet airliner passenger service begins with a BOAC Comet which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers on May - 02.  

1952  1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" on this day in history.  

1953  Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on this day in history.  

1953  Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on this day in history.  

1954  On this day in history pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82  


1955  On this day in history india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable  

1955  On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)  

1955  On May - 02 tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66  

1956  US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus on this day in history.  

1956  US Methodist church disallows race separation on May - 02.  

1957  On May - 02 joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47  

1958  Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

1960  Harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance on May - 02.  

1960  On this day in history house investigating committee, looking into payola questions  

1960  Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on May - 02.  

1960  On this day in history caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39  

1961  On this day in history j C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies  

1962  On this day in history benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I  

1962  Canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again? on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history oAS strikes in Algeria  

1962  US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on May - 02.  

1963  Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies on this day in history.  

1964  On May - 02 beatles' "Second Album" goes #1 &stays #1 for for 5 weeks  

1964  Mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion on May - 02.  

1964  On this day in history nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies  

1965  On this day in history early Bird satellite goes into commercial service  

1966  Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) on this day in history.  

1968  On this day in history gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London  

1968  Israeli television begins transmitting 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 May - 02.  

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

1458  On this day in history birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

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

1601  On this day in history birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

1660  On May - 02 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  On May - 02 birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  


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 May - 02.  

0907  On May - 02 death of boris I of Bulgaria  

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

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


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