Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Friday, 24 October 2014
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 On May - 02 dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration
1950 Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic on May - 02.
1950 Carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan on this day in history.
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 May - 02.
1953 Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on May - 02.
1953 On this day in history hussein I installed as king of Jordan
1954 On this day in history pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82
1955 India poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable on May - 02.
1955 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)
1955 On May - 02 tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
1956 On May - 02 uS Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus
1956 US Methodist church disallows race separation on this day in history.
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 Harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance on this day in history.
1960 House investigating committee, looking into payola questions on May - 02.
1960 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent)
1960 Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39 on this day in history.
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 May - 02.
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 this day in history.
1962 On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
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 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 May - 02.
1968 Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London on this day in history.
1968 On May - 02 israeli television begins transmitting