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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  On May - 02 birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

1451  On this day in history birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

1458  On May - 02 birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on May - 02.  

1601  On May - 02 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)  

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 May - 02.  

0756  On this day in history death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

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

1230  On this day in history death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on this day in history.  

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

1450  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on this day in history.  

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