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