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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Saturday, 25 April 2015

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 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  On this day in history electrical fire in Sunshine Silver mine - 126 die (Kellogg Idaho)  

1972  On this day in history lieutenant General Vernon A Walters, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA  

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  Former Vice President Spiro Agnew is disbarred on this day in history.  

1975  On May - 02 apple records closes down  

1975  US Navy departs Vietnamese waters at end of evacuation on this day in history.  

1975  On May - 02 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 May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

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

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  On May - 02 hal LeRoy, dancer/actor (Harold Teen), dies at 71 after surgery  

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

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on May - 02.  

1458  Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525) was born on May - 02.  

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

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  On May - 02 death of boris I of Bulgaria  

1230  On this day in history death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

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

1300  On May - 02 death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

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