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Historical Events For May - 02

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

1949  On this day in history arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"  

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

1950  Dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 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 May - 02 hussein I installed as king of Jordan  

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

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1955  On this day in history india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable  

1955  On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)  

1955  Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66 on May - 02.  

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  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 May - 02 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  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 May - 02.  

1962  Benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I on May - 02.  

1962  Canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again? on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history oAS strikes in Algeria  

1962  US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on May - 02.  

1963  On May - 02 jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies  

1964  Beatles' "Second Album" goes #1 &stays #1 for for 5 weeks on May - 02.  

1964  On May - 02 mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion  

1964  Nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies on May - 02.  

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  Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London on this day in history.  

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  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on May - 02.  

1451  On May - 02 birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

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

1551  On May - 02 birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on this day in history.  

1660  On May - 02 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  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on May - 02.  

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Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on May - 02.  

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

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on May - 02.  

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on May - 02.  

1230  On May - 02 death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  On this day in history death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on May - 02.  

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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