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Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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  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  Electrical fire in Sunshine Silver mine - 126 die (Kellogg Idaho) on this day in history.  

1972  On May - 02 lieutenant General Vernon A Walters, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA  

1972  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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

1973  On May - 02 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  Apple records closes down on this day in history.  

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 this day in history "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 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  On May - 02 pope John Paul II begins African tour  

1980  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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

1981  On May - 02 radio Shack re-releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3 with 2 fixes  

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

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 May - 02.  

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

1985  On this day in history hal LeRoy, dancer/actor (Harold Teen), dies at 71 after surgery  

1986  Dynamo Kiev wins 26th Europe Cup II on May - 02.  

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

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  On this day in history birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

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

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

1551  On May - 02 birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

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

1660  On May - 02 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  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 May - 02 death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

0649  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on this day in history.  

0756  On May - 02 death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

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

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

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

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 this day in history.