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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Saturday, 28 May 2016

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

1949  On this day in history bolivian state of siege proclaimed  

1950  On this day in history 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  On May - 02 carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan  

1952  The first scheduled jet airliner passenger service begins with a BOAC Comet which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers on this day in history.  

1952  1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" on May - 02.  

1953  On May - 02 feisal II installed as king of Iraq  

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.  

1955  India poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable on this day in history.  

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

1955  Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

1960  On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent)  

1960  On May - 02 caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39  

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

1962  On May - 02 benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I  

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

1962  On May - 02 oAS strikes in Algeria  

1962  US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies  

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  Nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies on this day in history.  

1965  On May - 02 early Bird satellite goes into commercial service  

1966  On this day in history 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 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 May - 02.  

1458  On this day in history birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

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  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on May - 02.  

1695  On this day in history birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  

1702  On May - 02 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on May - 02.  

1250  On May - 02 death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

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 May - 02.  

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