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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Monday, 24 November 2014

1949  On May - 02 arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"  

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 this day in history feisal II installed as king of Iraq  

1953  On May - 02 hussein I installed as king of Jordan  

1954  On May - 02 pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82  

1955  On May - 02 india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable  

1955  Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof) on May - 02.  

1955  On May - 02 tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66  

1956  On May - 02 uS Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus  

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 this day in history.  

1960  Harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance on May - 02.  

1960  House investigating committee, looking into payola questions on this day in history.  

1960  On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent)  

1960  Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39 on May - 02.  

1961  On May - 02 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 May - 02.  

1962  On May - 02 oAS strikes in Algeria  

1962  On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

1963  On this day in history jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies  

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  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 May - 02.  

1966  Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) on May - 02.  

1968  Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London on May - 02.  

1968  On May - 02 israeli television begins transmitting  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  On May - 02 birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

1451  On this day in history birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

1458  On this day in history birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

1551  On this day in history birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

1601  On May - 02 birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

1660  On this day in history birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

1695  On this day in history birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  

1702  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on May - 02.  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on May - 02.  

0649  On May - 02 maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

0756  On this day in history death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

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

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on this day in history.  

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  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on May - 02.