Historical Events For May - 02
Wednesday, 07 December 2016
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 On May - 02 dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration
1950 On May - 02 dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic
1950 Carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan on May - 02.
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 On May - 02 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music"
1953 Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on this day in history.
1953 On May - 02 hussein I installed as king of Jordan
1954 On this day in history pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82
1955 On this day in history india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable
1955 Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof) on this day in history.
1955 On this day in history tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
1956 On May - 02 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 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 On this day in history house investigating committee, looking into payola questions
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 May - 02.
1961 J C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies on this day in history.
1962 Benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I on this day in history.
1962 Canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again? on this day in history.
1962 On May - 02 oAS strikes in Algeria
1962 On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1963 On May - 02 jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies
1964 On this day in history 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 May - 02.
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 this day in history.
1968 Israeli television begins transmitting on May - 02.