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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

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1968  On May - 02 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 May - 02.  

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  On this day in history lieutenant General Vernon A Walters, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA  

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

1972  On May - 02 hugo Hartung, writer, dies at 69  

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  On May - 02 apple records closes down  

1975  On May - 02 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history pink Floyd's "Another Brick in Wall (Part II)" is banned in South Africa  

1980  Pope John Paul II begins African tour on this day in history.  

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

1980  Clarrie Grimmett, cricket (36 Tests for Australia, 216 wickets), dies on May - 02.  

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

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  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  On this day in history 6.7 earthquake injures 487 in Coalinga CA  

1983  On this day in history marius F Duintjer, architect, dies  

1984  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 May - 02.  

1986  Radiation released from the Chernobyl accident reach France, Britain on May - 02.  

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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  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 this day in history.  

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

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)  

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

0756  On this day in history death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

0907  On May - 02 death of boris I of Bulgaria  

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  On May - 02 death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  On this day in history death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)