Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Thursday, 02 October 2014
1949 On May - 02 arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"
1949 On this day in history bolivian state of siege proclaimed
1950 On May - 02 dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration
1950 Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic on this day in history.
1950 On this day in history carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan
1952 The first scheduled jet airliner passenger service begins with a BOAC Comet which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers on this day in history.
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 May - 02 pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82
1955 On this day in history india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable
1955 On this day in history 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 May - 02.
1956 On this day in history uS Methodist church disallows race separation
1957 Joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1960 Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on May - 02.
1960 On May - 02 caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39
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 On May - 02 oAS strikes in Algeria
1962 On May - 02 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
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 Mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion on May - 02.
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 this day in history.
1966 Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London
1968 On May - 02 israeli television begins transmitting