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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Saturday, 30 July 2016

1949  On May - 02 arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"  

1949  Bolivian state of siege proclaimed on May - 02.  

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 this day in history 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  Pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82 on May - 02.  

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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  On this day in history tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66  

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  On this day in history joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47  

1958  On this day in history alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89  

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  Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on May - 02.  

1960  On this day in history 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  Benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I on May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on this day in history.  

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on this day in history.  

1458  Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525) was born on May - 02.  

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 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 May - 02.  

1702  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On May - 02 death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

0649  On May - 02 maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

0756  On May - 02 death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

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

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

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