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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Friday, 22 May 2015

1949  On this day in history arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"  

1949  On May - 02 bolivian state of siege proclaimed  

1950  Dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration on May - 02.  

1950  On this day in history dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic  

1950  On May - 02 carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan  

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 this day in history.  

1953  Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on May - 02.  

1953  Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on this day in history.  

1954  On this day in history 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  On this day in history tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66  

1956  On this day in history uS Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus  

1956  US Methodist church disallows race separation on May - 02.  

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  On this day in history 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 May - 02.  

1961  On this day in history j C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies  

1962  On May - 02 benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I  

1962  Canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again? on May - 02.  

1962  On this day in history oAS strikes in Algeria  

1962  On May - 02 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

1963  On May - 02 jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies  

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 May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

1968  Israeli television begins transmitting on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on this day in history.  

1601  On this day in history birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

1660  On May - 02 birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

1702  On this day in history birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On this day in history death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

0649  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on this day in history.  

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

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on this day in history.  

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

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 May - 02.