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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Thursday, 02 October 2014

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  On May - 02 dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration  

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  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 this day in history.  

1953  On May - 02 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 this day in history.  

1956  US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus on May - 02.  

1956  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1960  Harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance on this day in history.  

1960  House investigating committee, looking into payola questions on this day in history.  

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  J C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies on this day in history.  

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 May - 02.  

1962  On May - 02 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 May - 02.  

1964  Nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies on May - 02.  

1965  Early Bird satellite goes into commercial service on this day in history.  

1966  Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) on this day in history.  

1968  On this day in history gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London  

1968  On May - 02 israeli television begins transmitting  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  On May - 02 birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

1451  On May - 02 birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

1458  On this day in history birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on this day in history.  

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on this day in history.  

1660  On May - 02 birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on May - 02.  

1702  On May - 02 birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On this day in history death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

0649  On this day in history maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on May - 02.  

0907  On this day in history death of boris I of Bulgaria  

1230  On May - 02 death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  On May - 02 death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on this day in history.  

1450  On May - 02 death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)