Historical Events For May - 02
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
1949 On this day in history arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"
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 On this day in history dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic
1950 Carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan on this day in history.
1952 The first scheduled jet airliner passenger service begins with a BOAC Comet which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers on May - 02.
1952 On this day in history 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music"
1953 Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on May - 02.
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 this day in history 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 May - 02.
1956 On this day in history uS Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus
1956 US Methodist church disallows race separation on this day in history.
1957 On May - 02 joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47
1958 On May - 02 alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89
1960 On May - 02 harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance
1960 On May - 02 house investigating committee, looking into payola questions
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 J C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies on May - 02.
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 On this day in history oAS strikes in Algeria
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on May - 02.
1963 On May - 02 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 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 Early Bird satellite goes into commercial service on May - 02.
1966 On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
1968 Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history israeli television begins transmitting