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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Thursday, 25 August 2016

1949  Arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman" on May - 02.  

1949  Bolivian state of siege proclaimed on this day in history.  

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  Carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan on May - 02.  

1952  The first scheduled jet airliner passenger service begins with a BOAC Comet which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers on May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

1954  On May - 02 pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82  

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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 this day in history.  

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  On May - 02 joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47  

1958  On May - 02 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 May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent)  

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 May - 02 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  OAS strikes in Algeria on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

1963  Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies on May - 02.  

1964  On May - 02 beatles' "Second Album" goes #1 &stays #1 for for 5 weeks  

1964  On May - 02 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  On May - 02 early Bird satellite goes into commercial service  

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  Israeli television begins transmitting on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  On this day in history birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

1601  On May - 02 birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

1660  On this day in history birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

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

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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 this day in history.  

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on this day in history.  

1230  On this day in history death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on May - 02.  

1300  On May - 02 death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on May - 02.  

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