Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Sunday, 25 January 2015
1949 On this day in history arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"
1949 Bolivian state of siege proclaimed on this day in history.
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 May - 02.
1950 On May - 02 carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan
1952 The first scheduled jet airliner passenger service begins with a BOAC Comet which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers on this day in history.
1952 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" on May - 02.
1953 On this day in history feisal II installed as king of Iraq
1953 Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on May - 02.
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 May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)
1955 Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1956 On May - 02 uS Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus
1956 On May - 02 uS Methodist church disallows race separation
1957 Joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47 on this day in history.
1958 Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89 on May - 02.
1960 Harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance on May - 02.
1960 House investigating committee, looking into payola questions on May - 02.
1960 Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on May - 02.
1960 Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39 on May - 02.
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 OAS strikes in Algeria on May - 02.
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 May - 02.
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 this day in history nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies
1965 Early Bird satellite goes into commercial service on May - 02.
1966 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
1968 Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London on May - 02.
1968 On this day in history israeli television begins transmitting