Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Tuesday, 25 October 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 Dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration on May - 02.
1950 Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic on this day in history.
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 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" on this day in history.
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 this day in history pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82
1955 On this day in history india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable
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 this day in history.
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 Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89 on this day in history.
1960 Harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance on May - 02.
1960 On this day in history house investigating committee, looking into payola questions
1960 Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on May - 02.
1960 On this day in history caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39
1961 On this day in history j C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies
1962 On this day in history benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I
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 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 Mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion on May - 02.
1964 On this day in history nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies
1965 On this day in history early Bird satellite goes into commercial service
1966 Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) on this day in history.
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.