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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Sunday, 14 February 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  On this day in history dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration  

1950  On this day in history dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic  

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  1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" on May - 02.  

1953  Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on this day in history.  

1953  On this day in history 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  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 May - 02 uS Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus  

1956  US Methodist church disallows race separation on May - 02.  

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

1960  House investigating committee, looking into payola questions on May - 02.  

1960  On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent)  

1960  Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39 on this day in history.  

1961  J C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies on May - 02.  

1962  Benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I on this day in history.  

1962  Canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again? on May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1964  On this day in history mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion  

1964  On May - 02 nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies  

1965  Early Bird satellite goes into commercial service on May - 02.  

1966  Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) on May - 02.  

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

1968  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on May - 02.  

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 this day in history birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on this day in history.  

0649  On May - 02 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  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on May - 02.  

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on this day in history.  

1300  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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