Historical Events In May - 02
Saturday, 23 June 2018
1949 On May - 02 arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"
1949 Bolivian state of siege proclaimed on May - 02.
1950 On this day in history dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration
1950 Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic on this day in history.
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 On May - 02 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music"
1953 On May - 02 feisal II installed as king of Iraq
1953 On this day in history hussein I installed as king of Jordan
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 May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)
1955 On May - 02 tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
1956 US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus on May - 02.
1956 US Methodist church disallows race separation on May - 02.
1957 On this day in history joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47
1958 Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89 on this day in history.
1960 Harry Belafonte's 2nd Carnegie Hall performance on this day in history.
1960 House investigating committee, looking into payola questions on May - 02.
1960 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice &Consent)
1960 Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39 on this day in history.
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 OAS strikes in Algeria on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1963 Jack Crawford, cricketer (469 runs & 39 wickets in 12 Tests), dies on this day in history.
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 May - 02 nancy N Witcher Astor, US/Eng feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies
1965 On this day in history early Bird satellite goes into commercial service
1966 On May - 02 pulitzer prize awarded Arthur M Schlesinger Jr (Thousand Days)
1968 Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London on this day in history.
1968 Israeli television begins transmitting on this day in history.