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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

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1968  On this day in history donald L Hall, airplane designer (Spirit of St Louis), dies at 69  

1969  British liner Queen Elizabeth II leaves on maiden voyage to New York on this day in history.  

1969  Franz JHMM von Papen, German chancellor (1932), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

1970  On May - 02 twenty-six persons were rescued by a VC-8 helicopter from a Dutch Antillean Airlines DC-9 ditched in the Caribbean.  

1972  Electrical fire in Sunshine Silver mine - 126 die (Kellogg Idaho) on May - 02.  

1972  On May - 02 lieutenant General Vernon A Walters, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA  

1972  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

1972  Hugo Hartung, writer, dies at 69 on May - 02.  

1973  On this day in history alan Carney, actor (Herbie-Take it from Me), dies at 61  

1974  On this day in history former Vice President Spiro Agnew is disbarred  

1975  Apple records closes down on this day in history.  

1975  On May - 02 uS Navy departs Vietnamese waters at end of evacuation.  

1975  On this day in history uSS Midway off-loaded at Utapao, Thailand, over 40 USAF helicopters used in South Vietnam evacuation operations  

1977  "The King &I" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 719 performances on this day in history.  

1979  14th Academy of Country Music Awards Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win on May - 02.  

1979  14th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win on May - 02.  

1980  Joseph Doherty &3 other IRA men arrested for murder on this day in history.  

1980  On May - 02 pink Floyd's "Another Brick in Wall (Part II)" is banned in South Africa  

1980  On May - 02 pope John Paul II begins African tour  

1980  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1980  Clarrie Grimmett, cricket (36 Tests for Australia, 216 wickets), dies on this day in history.  

1981  Radio Shack re-releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3 with 2 fixes on May - 02.  

1982  Argentina's only cruiser is sunk by a British submarine with a loss of more than 320 lives on May - 02.  

1982  Falklands War Argentine cruiser General Belgrano sunk by British submarine Conqueror, killing more than 350 men on May - 02.  

1982  Helmut Dantine on May - 02.  

1982  On this day in history falklands War: Argentine cruiser General Belgrano sunk by British submarine Conqueror, killing more than 350 men  

1983  6.7 earthquake injures 487 in Coalinga CA on this day in history.  

1983  On May - 02 marius F Duintjer, architect, dies  

1984  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on May - 02.  

1984  Jack Barry, game show emcee (Joker's Wild), dies at 66 on May - 02.  

1985  Hal LeRoy, dancer/actor (Harold Teen), dies at 71 after surgery on May - 02.  

1986  On this day in history dynamo Kiev wins 26th Europe Cup II  

1986  In Vancouver BC, Prince Charles and Princess Diana officially open Expo '86; on this day in history.  

1986  On this day in history radiation released from the Chernobyl accident reach France, Britain  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  On this day in history birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

1451  On May - 02 birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

1458  On this day in history birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

1551  On May - 02 birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on May - 02.  

1702  On May - 02 birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  

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.  

0649  On this day in history maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on May - 02.  

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on May - 02.  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on May - 02.  

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on May - 02.  

1300  On this day in history death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on May - 02.