Historical Events For May - 02
Wednesday, 26 July 2017
1949 Arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman" on this day in history.
1949 On this day in history bolivian state of siege proclaimed
1950 Dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration on May - 02.
1950 On May - 02 dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic
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 May - 02 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music"
1953 On May - 02 feisal II installed as king of Iraq
1953 Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on May - 02.
1954 Pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82 on May - 02.
1955 On May - 02 india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable
1955 Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof) on this day in history.
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 US Methodist church disallows race separation on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1960 Harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance on this day in history.
1960 On May - 02 house investigating committee, looking into payola questions
1960 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent)
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 May - 02.
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 On May - 02 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1963 On May - 02 jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies
1964 Beatles' "Second Album" goes #1 &stays #1 for for 5 weeks on May - 02.
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 On May - 02 early Bird satellite goes into commercial service
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 this day in history israeli television begins transmitting