Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Friday, 22 May 2015
1949 On this day in history arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"
1949 On May - 02 bolivian state of siege proclaimed
1950 Dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration on May - 02.
1950 On this day in history dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic
1950 On May - 02 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 May - 02.
1952 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" on this day in history.
1953 Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on May - 02.
1953 Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on this day in history.
1954 On this day in history pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82
1955 On May - 02 india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable
1955 Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof) on May - 02.
1955 On this day in history tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
1956 On this day in history uS Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus
1956 US Methodist church disallows race separation on May - 02.
1957 On May - 02 joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47
1958 On this day in history alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89
1960 On this day in history harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance
1960 On this day in history house investigating committee, looking into payola questions
1960 Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on May - 02.
1960 Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39 on May - 02.
1961 On this day in history j C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies
1962 On May - 02 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 May - 02.
1966 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
1968 Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London on May - 02.
1968 Israeli television begins transmitting on this day in history.