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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Saturday, 01 November 2014

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

1949  On May - 02 bolivian state of siege proclaimed  

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 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  Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on May - 02.  

1953  On this day in history hussein I installed as king of Jordan  

1954  On May - 02 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  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  On May - 02 uS Methodist church disallows race separation  

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 this day in history harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance  

1960  House investigating committee, looking into payola questions on May - 02.  

1960  Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on May - 02.  

1960  On May - 02 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  On this day in history 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 May - 02.  

1963  Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies on May - 02.  

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  On this day in history nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies  

1965  Early Bird satellite goes into commercial service on this day in history.  

1966  On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)  

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.  

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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  On May - 02 birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on May - 02.  

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on May - 02.  

1660  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on this day in history.  

1695  On May - 02 birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  

1702  On this day in history birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On May - 02 death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

0649  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on May - 02.  

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on this day in history.  

0907  On this day in history death of boris I of Bulgaria  

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

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on this day in history.  

1300  On May - 02 death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  On May - 02 death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)