Historical Events For May - 02
Monday, 22 January 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 Dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration on this day in history.
1950 Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic on May - 02.
1950 Carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan on this day in history.
1952 On this day in history the first scheduled jet airliner passenger service begins with a BOAC Comet which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers
1952 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" on this day in history.
1953 On May - 02 feisal II installed as king of Iraq
1953 Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on this day in history.
1954 Pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82 on May - 02.
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 May - 02.
1956 On this day in history uS Methodist church disallows race separation
1957 On this day in history joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47
1958 Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89 on May - 02.
1960 On May - 02 harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance
1960 On May - 02 house investigating committee, looking into payola questions
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 J C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies on this day in history.
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 May - 02.
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 May - 02.
1964 Beatles' "Second Album" goes #1 &stays #1 for for 5 weeks on May - 02.
1964 Mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion on this day in history.
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 Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London on May - 02.
1968 Israeli television begins transmitting on May - 02.