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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Friday, 19 September 2014

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 this day in history.  

1969  Franz JHMM von Papen, German chancellor (1932), dies at 89 on May - 02.  

1970  Twenty-six persons were rescued by a VC-8 helicopter from a Dutch Antillean Airlines DC-9 ditched in the Caribbean on May - 02.  

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  On May - 02 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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

1973  Alan Carney, actor (Herbie-Take it from Me), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1974  Former Vice President Spiro Agnew is disbarred on this day in history.  

1975  On May - 02 apple records closes down  

1975  On this day in history uS Navy departs Vietnamese waters at end of evacuation.  

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 this day in history.  

1979  On this day in history 14th Academy of Country Music Awards Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win  

1979  On this day in history 14th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win  

1980  On May - 02 joseph Doherty &3 other IRA men arrested for murder  

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  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  Radio Shack re-releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3 with 2 fixes on May - 02.  

1982  On May - 02 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  On May - 02 helmut Dantine  

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 this day in history.  

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 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  On this day in history dynamo Kiev wins 26th Europe Cup II  

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 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 May - 02.  

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  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on this day in history.  

1601  On May - 02 birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

1660  On May - 02 birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

1300  On May - 02 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 May - 02.