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

1969  On May - 02 franz JHMM von Papen, German chancellor (1932), dies at 89  

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.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1973  Alan Carney, actor (Herbie-Take it from Me), dies at 61 on May - 02.  

1974  Former Vice President Spiro Agnew is disbarred on May - 02.  

1975  On this day in history apple records closes down  

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  On this day in history 14th Academy of Country Music Awards Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win  

1979  14th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win on this day in history.  

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

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

1980  Pope John Paul II begins African tour on May - 02.  

1980  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

1980  On this day in history clarrie Grimmett, cricket (36 Tests for Australia, 216 wickets), dies  

1981  Radio Shack re-releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3 with 2 fixes on this day in history.  

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

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

1982  Helmut Dantine on this day in history.  

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 May - 02.  

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

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

1984  On May - 02 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  Dynamo Kiev wins 26th Europe Cup II on this day in history.  

1986  On May - 02 in Vancouver BC, Prince Charles and Princess Diana officially open Expo '86;  

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 May - 02 birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on this day in history.  

1458  On May - 02 birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on May - 02.  

1601  On this day in history birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

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

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

1702  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on May - 02.  

0649  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on May - 02.  

1450  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on this day in history.