Historical Events For May - 02
Sunday, 19 November 2017
1949 On May - 02 arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"
1949 On this day in history bolivian state of siege proclaimed
1950 Dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration on this day in history.
1950 On May - 02 dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic
1950 Carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan on May - 02.
1952 On May - 02 the first scheduled jet airliner passenger service begins with a BOAC Comet which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers
1952 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" on this day in history.
1953 Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on May - 02.
1953 Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on this day in history.
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 Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof) on May - 02.
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 On May - 02 uS Methodist church disallows race separation
1957 Joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47 on May - 02.
1958 On this day in history alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89
1960 On this day in history harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance
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 Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39 on this day in history.
1961 On this day in history j C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies
1962 On May - 02 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 OAS strikes in Algeria on this day in history.
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 On May - 02 mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion
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 this day in history.
1966 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
1968 On May - 02 gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London
1968 Israeli television begins transmitting on this day in history.