Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Monday, 31 August 2015
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 Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic on May - 02.
1950 Carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan on May - 02.
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 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" on May - 02.
1953 On May - 02 feisal II installed as king of Iraq
1953 Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on May - 02.
1954 On May - 02 pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82
1955 India poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable on this day in history.
1955 Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof) on May - 02.
1955 On May - 02 tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
1956 US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history uS Methodist church disallows race separation
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 Harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance on May - 02.
1960 On May - 02 house investigating committee, looking into payola questions
1960 Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on this day in history.
1960 On May - 02 caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39
1961 On May - 02 j C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies
1962 Benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I on May - 02.
1962 On May - 02 canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again?
1962 On this day in history oAS strikes in Algeria
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on May - 02.
1963 Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies on May - 02.
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 this day in history.
1964 Nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies on May - 02.
1965 On this day in history early Bird satellite goes into commercial service
1966 Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) on this day in history.
1968 On May - 02 gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London
1968 Israeli television begins transmitting on May - 02.