Historical Events For May - 02
Monday, 29 May 2017
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 this day in history.
1950 On May - 02 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 May - 02.
1953 Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on May - 02.
1954 Pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
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 Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66 on May - 02.
1956 US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus on this day in history.
1956 US Methodist church disallows race separation on this day in history.
1957 Joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47 on May - 02.
1958 Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89 on this day in history.
1960 On May - 02 harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance
1960 On this day in history house investigating committee, looking into payola questions
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again?
1962 OAS strikes in Algeria on this day in history.
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.
1963 On May - 02 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 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 May - 02.
1965 On May - 02 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 this day in history.