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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Sunday, 25 January 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 May - 02.  

1950  Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic on May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

1952  1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" on May - 02.  

1953  On this day in history feisal II installed as king of Iraq  

1953  Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on May - 02.  

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

1955  Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

1956  On May - 02 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 May - 02.  

1960  Harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance on May - 02.  

1960  House investigating committee, looking into payola questions on May - 02.  

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  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  OAS strikes in Algeria on May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

1964  Mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion on this day in history.  

1964  On this day in history nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies  

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  On this day in history israeli television begins transmitting  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on this day in history.  

1451  On May - 02 birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

1458  On this day in history birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

1551  On this day in history birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

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

1660  On this day in history 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  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On this day in history death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

0649  On May - 02 maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on May - 02.  

0907  On this day in history death of boris I of Bulgaria  

1230  On May - 02 death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

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

1300  On this day in history death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  On this day in history death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)