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
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.