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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Thursday, 05 March 2015

1949  Arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman" on May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

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

1952  On May - 02 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  On May - 02 feisal II installed as king of Iraq  

1953  On May - 02 hussein I installed as king of Jordan  

1954  Pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82 on May - 02.  

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

1956  US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus on this day in history.  

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

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

1960  On this day in history house investigating committee, looking into payola questions  

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 this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history 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  On this day in history beatles' "Second Album" goes #1 &stays #1 for for 5 weeks  

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  On this day in history early Bird satellite goes into commercial service  

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 this day in history.  

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

1601  On May - 02 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  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on May - 02.  

1702  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on May - 02.  

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

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

0907  On May - 02 death of boris I of Bulgaria  

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

1250  On May - 02 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 this day in history.