Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Sunday, 29 March 2015
1949 Arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman" on this day in history.
1949 Bolivian state of siege proclaimed on this day in history.
1950 Dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration on May - 02.
1950 On May - 02 dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic
1950 On May - 02 carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan
1952 On May - 02 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 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 On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)
1955 Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1956 US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus on this day in history.
1956 US Methodist church disallows race separation on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1960 House investigating committee, looking into payola questions on May - 02.
1960 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent)
1960 Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39 on this day in history.
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 OAS strikes in Algeria on May - 02.
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.
1963 Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies on May - 02.
1964 On May - 02 beatles' "Second Album" goes #1 &stays #1 for for 5 weeks
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history israeli television begins transmitting