Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Saturday, 01 November 2014
1949 On this day in history arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"
1949 On May - 02 bolivian state of siege proclaimed
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 On May - 02 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music"
1953 Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on May - 02.
1953 On this day in history hussein I installed as king of Jordan
1954 On May - 02 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 Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66 on May - 02.
1956 US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus on this day in history.
1956 On May - 02 uS Methodist church disallows race separation
1957 Joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47 on May - 02.
1958 Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89 on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance
1960 House investigating committee, looking into payola questions on May - 02.
1960 Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on May - 02.
1960 On May - 02 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 On this day in history canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again?
1962 On May - 02 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 May - 02.
1964 Beatles' "Second Album" goes #1 &stays #1 for for 5 weeks on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion
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 this day in history.
1966 On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
1968 On this day in history gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London
1968 Israeli television begins transmitting on this day in history.