Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Monday, 26 September 2016
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 this day in history.
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 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 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 India poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable on this day in history.
1955 Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof) on May - 02.
1955 On this day in history tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
1956 On this day in history uS Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus
1956 US Methodist church disallows race separation on this day in history.
1957 Joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47 on May - 02.
1958 Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89 on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance
1960 On this day in history house investigating committee, looking into payola questions
1960 Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on this day in history.
1960 Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39 on May - 02.
1961 J C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies on this day in history.
1962 Benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I on this day in history.
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 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 May - 02.
1964 On this day in history beatles' "Second Album" goes #1 &stays #1 for for 5 weeks
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 On May - 02 early Bird satellite goes into commercial service
1966 On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
1968 Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London on May - 02.
1968 Israeli television begins transmitting on this day in history.