Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Sunday, 19 April 2015
1949 Arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman" on May - 02.
1949 On May - 02 bolivian state of siege proclaimed
1950 On this day in history dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration
1950 On this day in history dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic
1950 On May - 02 carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan
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 On May - 02 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music"
1953 On May - 02 feisal II installed as king of Iraq
1953 Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on May - 02.
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 Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof) on May - 02.
1955 Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
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 Joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47 on May - 02.
1958 On May - 02 alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89
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 Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39 on May - 02.
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 Canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again? on this day in history.
1962 OAS strikes in Algeria on this day in history.
1962 On May - 02 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1963 Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies on this day in history.
1964 Beatles' "Second Album" goes #1 &stays #1 for for 5 weeks on May - 02.
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 On May - 02 early Bird satellite goes into commercial service
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 On this day in history israeli television begins transmitting