Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Saturday, 30 April 2016
1949 On May - 02 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 Carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan on this day in history.
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 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" on this day in history.
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 On this day in history india poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable
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 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 Joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1960 Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39 on May - 02.
1961 J C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies on May - 02.
1962 On this day in history benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I
1962 On May - 02 canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again?
1962 OAS strikes in Algeria on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1963 On this day in history 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 On this day in history mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champion
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 this day in history.
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 On May - 02 israeli television begins transmitting