Historical Events In May - 02
Thursday, 19 April 2018
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 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 May - 02.
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 On May - 02 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music"
1953 On May - 02 feisal II installed as king of Iraq
1953 On May - 02 hussein I installed as king of Jordan
1954 On May - 02 pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82
1955 India poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable on this day in history.
1955 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)
1955 On May - 02 tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
1956 US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus on May - 02.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 May - 02.
1962 On this day in history canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again?
1962 On this day in history 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 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 Nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies on May - 02.
1965 Early Bird satellite goes into commercial service on this day in history.
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 Israeli television begins transmitting on May - 02.