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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Sunday, 01 February 2015

1968  On May - 02 donald L Hall, airplane designer (Spirit of St Louis), dies at 69  

1969  On May - 02 british liner Queen Elizabeth II leaves on maiden voyage to New York  

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

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

1972  On May - 02 electrical fire in Sunshine Silver mine - 126 die (Kellogg Idaho)  

1972  Lieutenant General Vernon A Walters, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA on this day in history.  

1972  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on May - 02.  

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

1973  Alan Carney, actor (Herbie-Take it from Me), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

1975  Apple records closes down on May - 02.  

1975  On this day in history uS Navy departs Vietnamese waters at end of evacuation.  

1975  USS Midway off-loaded at Utapao, Thailand, over 40 USAF helicopters used in South Vietnam evacuation operations on May - 02.  

1977  On May - 02 "The King &I" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 719 performances  

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 May - 02.  

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

1980  On May - 02 clarrie Grimmett, cricket (36 Tests for Australia, 216 wickets), dies  

1981  On this day in history radio Shack re-releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3 with 2 fixes  

1982  Argentina's only cruiser is sunk by a British submarine with a loss of more than 320 lives 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  

1982  Helmut Dantine on May - 02.  

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

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

1983  Marius F Duintjer, architect, dies on this day in history.  

1984  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1984  On this day in history jack Barry, game show emcee (Joker's Wild), dies at 66  

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

1986  On May - 02 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  Radiation released from the Chernobyl accident reach France, Britain on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on this day in history.  

1451  On this day in history 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  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on May - 02.  

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on May - 02.  

1660  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on May - 02.  

1695  On May - 02 birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  

1702  On this day in history birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On this day in history death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

0649  On May - 02 maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on this day in history.  

0907  On this day in history death of boris I of Bulgaria  

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

1250  On May - 02 death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

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.