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Historical Events For 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 this day in history british liner Queen Elizabeth II leaves on maiden voyage to New York  

1969  On this day in history franz JHMM von Papen, German chancellor (1932), dies at 89  

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  Lieutenant General Vernon A Walters, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA on May - 02.  

1972  On May - 02 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1972  Hugo Hartung, writer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1973  On May - 02 alan Carney, actor (Herbie-Take it from Me), dies at 61  

1974  On May - 02 former Vice President Spiro Agnew is disbarred  

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1975  Apple records closes down on this day in history.  

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

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

1977  On this day in history "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 this day in history.  

1980  On this day in history joseph Doherty &3 other IRA men arrested for murder  

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

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

1980  On May - 02 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  On this day in history radio Shack re-releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3 with 2 fixes  

1982  On this day in history argentina's only cruiser is sunk by a British submarine with a loss of more than 320 lives  

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

1982  On May - 02 helmut Dantine  

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

1983  On May - 02 6.7 earthquake injures 487 in Coalinga CA  

1983  Marius F Duintjer, architect, dies on May - 02.  

1984  On May - 02 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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  On May - 02 dynamo Kiev wins 26th Europe Cup II  

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

1986  On May - 02 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  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on May - 02.  

1451  On this day in history birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

1458  Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1695  On this day in history 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)  

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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  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on this day in history.  

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

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on this day in history.  

1230  On May - 02 death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on this day in history.  

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

1450  On May - 02 death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)  

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