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Historical Events For May - 02

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

1949  On May - 02 arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"  Click To Search About This In Google

1949  Bolivian state of siege proclaimed on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1950  On May - 02 dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration  Click To Search About This In Google

1950  Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1950  Carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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  Click To Search About This In Google

1952  On this day in history 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music"  Click To Search About This In Google

1953  On May - 02 feisal II installed as king of Iraq  Click To Search About This In Google

1953  Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1954  On May - 02 pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82  Click To Search About This In Google

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1955  India poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1955  On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)  Click To Search About This In Google

1955  On May - 02 tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66  Click To Search About This In Google

1956  On May - 02 uS Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus  Click To Search About This In Google

1956  On May - 02 uS Methodist church disallows race separation  Click To Search About This In Google

1957  On this day in history joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47  Click To Search About This In Google

1958  On May - 02 alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89  Click To Search About This In Google

1960  On this day in history harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance  Click To Search About This In Google

1960  On May - 02 house investigating committee, looking into payola questions  Click To Search About This In Google

1960  Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1960  Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39 on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1961  J C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  On May - 02 benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  Canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again? on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  OAS strikes in Algeria on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1963  Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1964  Beatles' "Second Album" goes #1 &stays #1 for for 5 weeks on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1964  On May - 02 mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion  Click To Search About This In Google

1964  Nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1965  On this day in history early Bird satellite goes into commercial service  Click To Search About This In Google

1966  Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1968  Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1968  Israeli television begins transmitting on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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)  Click To Search About This In Google

1451  On May - 02 birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  Click To Search About This In Google

1458  On this day in history birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  Click To Search About This In Google

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1601  On May - 02 birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  Click To Search About This In Google

1660  On May - 02 birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  Click To Search About This In Google

1695  On May - 02 birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  Click To Search About This In Google

1702  On this day in history birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  Click To Search About This In Google

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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.  Click To Search About This In Google

0649  On this day in history maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1230  On this day in history death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  Click To Search About This In Google

1250  On this day in history death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  Click To Search About This In Google

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1450  On this day in history death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)  Click To Search About This In Google

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