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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Saturday, 01 August 2015

1968  On this day in history 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  Franz JHMM von Papen, German chancellor (1932), dies at 89 on May - 02.  

1970  On this day in history 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  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

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  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  "The King &I" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 719 performances on this day in history.  

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 May - 02.  

1980  Joseph Doherty &3 other IRA men arrested for murder on May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

1980  On May - 02 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  Argentina's only cruiser is sunk by a British submarine with a loss of more than 320 lives on this day in history.  

1982  Falklands War Argentine cruiser General Belgrano sunk by British submarine Conqueror, killing more than 350 men on this day in history.  

1982  On this day in history helmut Dantine  

1982  Falklands War: Argentine cruiser General Belgrano sunk by British submarine Conqueror, killing more than 350 men on this day in history.  

1983  On this day in history 6.7 earthquake injures 487 in Coalinga CA  

1983  Marius F Duintjer, architect, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  On this day in history birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

1451  RenĂ© 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  On this day in history birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

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

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)  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on this day in history.  

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

0756  Death of Emperor Shƍmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on this day in history.  

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on May - 02.  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on May - 02.  

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

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