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Historical Events For May - 02

Monday, 25 September 2017

1949  Arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman" on this day in history.  

1949  Bolivian state of siege proclaimed on May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

1950  On this day in history carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan  

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  

1952  On this day in history 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music"  

1953  Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on this day in history.  

1953  On this day in history hussein I installed as king of Jordan  

1954  Pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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1955  On this day in history india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable  

1955  On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)  

1955  Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66 on May - 02.  

1956  On May - 02 uS Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus  

1956  On this day in history uS Methodist church disallows race separation  

1957  On this day in history joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47  

1958  Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89 on May - 02.  

1960  On May - 02 harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance  

1960  House investigating committee, looking into payola questions on this day in history.  

1960  Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history 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  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  US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

1963  Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1964  On May - 02 nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies  

1965  Early Bird satellite goes into commercial service on May - 02.  

1966  Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) on May - 02.  

1968  On May - 02 gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London  

1968  On May - 02 israeli television begins transmitting  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  On this day in history birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on May - 02.  

1458  Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525) was born on May - 02.  

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on this day in history.  

1601  On this day in history birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

1660  On May - 02 birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

1695  On May - 02 birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  

1702  On May - 02 birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  

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Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On May - 02 death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

0649  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on this day in history.  

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on this day in history.  

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on May - 02.  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on May - 02.  

1250  On this day in history death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on this day in history.  

1450  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on May - 02.  

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