Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Saturday, 30 July 2016
1949 On May - 02 arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"
1949 Bolivian state of siege proclaimed on May - 02.
1950 Dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration on May - 02.
1950 On May - 02 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 this day in history 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 Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on May - 02.
1953 On this day in history hussein I installed as king of Jordan
1954 Pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82 on May - 02.
1955 On May - 02 india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable
1955 Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof) on this day in history.
1955 On this day in history tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
1956 US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus on May - 02.
1956 On this day in history uS Methodist church disallows race separation
1957 On this day in history 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 May - 02.
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 May - 02.
1962 On this day in history canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again?
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 On this day in history mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion
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 May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
1968 On this day in history gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London
1968 Israeli television begins transmitting on May - 02.