Historical Events For May - 02
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
1949 On May - 02 arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"
1949 On this day in history bolivian state of siege proclaimed
1950 Dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration on this day in history.
1950 On this day in history dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic
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 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" on May - 02.
1953 Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on May - 02.
1953 Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on May - 02.
1954 On May - 02 pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82
1955 On May - 02 india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable
1955 Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof) on May - 02.
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 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 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 this day in history caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39
1961 On this day in history 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 May - 02.
1962 OAS strikes in Algeria on May - 02.
1962 On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1963 On May - 02 jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies
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 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 May - 02.
1968 On this day in history israeli television begins transmitting