Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Tuesday, 04 August 2015
1949 Arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman" on this day in history.
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 Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic on May - 02.
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 this day in history.
1952 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" on this day in history.
1953 Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on this day in history.
1953 Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on this day in history.
1954 Pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1955 India poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable on this day in history.
1955 On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)
1955 On May - 02 tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
1956 On this day in history uS Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus
1956 On May - 02 uS Methodist church disallows race separation
1957 Joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47 on May - 02.
1958 On this day in history alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89
1960 On May - 02 harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance
1960 House investigating committee, looking into payola questions on May - 02.
1960 Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent) on May - 02.
1960 On May - 02 caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39
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 May - 02.
1962 On May - 02 canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again?
1962 On May - 02 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 Beatles' "Second Album" goes #1 &stays #1 for for 5 weeks on May - 02.
1964 On May - 02 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 this day in history.
1966 Pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days) on this day in history.
1968 Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London on this day in history.
1968 Israeli television begins transmitting on May - 02.