Historical Events For May - 02
Monday, 25 September 2017
1949 Arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman" on this day in history.
1949 Bolivian state of siege proclaimed on May - 02.
1950 Dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration on this day in history.
1950 Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic on this day in history.
1950 On this day in history carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan
1952 On this day in history the first scheduled jet airliner passenger service begins with a BOAC Comet which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers
1952 On this day in history 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music"
1953 Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on this day in history.
1953 On this day in history hussein I installed as king of Jordan
1954 Pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1955 On this day in history india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable
1955 On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)
1955 Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66 on May - 02.
1956 On May - 02 uS Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus
1956 On this day in history uS Methodist church disallows race separation
1957 On this day in history joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47
1958 Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89 on May - 02.
1960 On May - 02 harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance
1960 House investigating committee, looking into payola questions on this day in history.
1960 Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39
1961 J C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies on this day in history.
1962 Benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I on this day in history.
1962 Canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again? on this day in history.
1962 On May - 02 oAS strikes in Algeria
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.
1963 Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies on this day in history.
1964 Beatles' "Second Album" goes #1 &stays #1 for for 5 weeks on this day in history.
1964 Mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion on this day in history.
1964 On May - 02 nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies
1965 Early Bird satellite goes into commercial service on May - 02.
1966 Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) on May - 02.
1968 On May - 02 gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London
1968 On May - 02 israeli television begins transmitting