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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Friday, 21 November 2014

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

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  On May - 02 electrical fire in Sunshine Silver mine - 126 die (Kellogg Idaho)  

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  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 May - 02 former Vice President Spiro Agnew is disbarred  

1975  Apple records closes down on May - 02.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

1980  Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in Wall (Part II)" is banned in South Africa on this day in history.  

1980  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 May - 02.  

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

1982  On this day in history helmut Dantine  

1982  On May - 02 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  On May - 02 marius F Duintjer, architect, dies  

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

1984  Jack Barry, game show emcee (Joker's Wild), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1985  Hal LeRoy, dancer/actor (Harold Teen), dies at 71 after surgery on May - 02.  

1986  Dynamo Kiev wins 26th Europe Cup II on this day in history.  

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

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  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on this day in history.  

1451  On May - 02 birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

1458  On this day in history 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  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on May - 02.  

1695  On May - 02 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  On this day in history maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

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

0907  On May - 02 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  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on this day in history.  

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