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Historical Events For May - 02

Friday, 20 January 2017

1968  Donald L Hall, airplane designer (Spirit of St Louis), dies at 69 on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1969  On May - 02 british liner Queen Elizabeth II leaves on maiden voyage to New York  Click To Search About This In Google

1969  Franz JHMM von Papen, German chancellor (1932), dies at 89 on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1970  Twenty-six persons were rescued by a VC-8 helicopter from a Dutch Antillean Airlines DC-9 ditched in the Caribbean on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1972  On this day in history electrical fire in Sunshine Silver mine - 126 die (Kellogg Idaho)  Click To Search About This In Google

1972  Lieutenant General Vernon A Walters, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1972  On May - 02 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Search About This In Google

1972  On this day in history hugo Hartung, writer, dies at 69  Click To Search About This In Google

1973  On this day in history alan Carney, actor (Herbie-Take it from Me), dies at 61  Click To Search About This In Google

1974  On May - 02 former Vice President Spiro Agnew is disbarred  Click To Search About This In Google

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1975  On this day in history apple records closes down  Click To Search About This In Google

1975  US Navy departs Vietnamese waters at end of evacuation on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1975  On May - 02 uSS Midway off-loaded at Utapao, Thailand, over 40 USAF helicopters used in South Vietnam evacuation operations  Click To Search About This In Google

1977  "The King &I" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 719 performances on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1979  On May - 02 14th Academy of Country Music Awards Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win  Click To Search About This In Google

1979  14th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1980  On this day in history joseph Doherty &3 other IRA men arrested for murder  Click To Search About This In Google

1980  Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in Wall (Part II)" is banned in South Africa on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1980  On May - 02 pope John Paul II begins African tour  Click To Search About This In Google

1980  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Search About This In Google

1980  Clarrie Grimmett, cricket (36 Tests for Australia, 216 wickets), dies on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1981  Radio Shack re-releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3 with 2 fixes on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1982  On this day in history argentina's only cruiser is sunk by a British submarine with a loss of more than 320 lives  Click To Search About This In Google

1982  On this day in history falklands War Argentine cruiser General Belgrano sunk by British submarine Conqueror, killing more than 350 men  Click To Search About This In Google

1982  On this day in history helmut Dantine  Click To Search About This In Google

1982  Falklands War: Argentine cruiser General Belgrano sunk by British submarine Conqueror, killing more than 350 men on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1983  6.7 earthquake injures 487 in Coalinga CA on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1983  Marius F Duintjer, architect, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1984  On May - 02 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Search About This In Google

1984  On May - 02 jack Barry, game show emcee (Joker's Wild), dies at 66  Click To Search About This In Google

1985  Hal LeRoy, dancer/actor (Harold Teen), dies at 71 after surgery on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1986  Dynamo Kiev wins 26th Europe Cup II on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1986  On May - 02 in Vancouver BC, Prince Charles and Princess Diana officially open Expo '86;  Click To Search About This In Google

1986  Radiation released from the Chernobyl accident reach France, Britain on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

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1360  On this day in history birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  Click To Search About This In Google

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1458  Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525) was born on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1660  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1702  On this day in history birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0649  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0756  On this day in history death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  Click To Search About This In Google

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1250  On this day in history death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  Click To Search About This In Google

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1450  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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