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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Friday, 01 August 2014

1986  Transportation Expo 86 opens in Vancouver British Columbia on this day in history.  

1986  Henri Toivonen, Finnish rallydriver (b.1956) on this day in history.  

1988  On this day in history jackson Pollock's "Search" sold for $4,800,000  

1988  On this day in history reds manager Pete Rose is suspended for 30 days for pushing an ump  

1990  On this day in history south Africa &African National Congress open talks to end apartheid  

1990  David Rappaport, 3'11' actor (Wizard, LA Law), shoots himself at 38 on this day in history.  

1991  On this day in history hal Bell, dies at 65  

1992  Yugoslav Army seize Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic on this day in history.  

1992  Joey Cuevas, dancer, dies at 34 on this day in history.  

1993  Julio Gallo, wine maker (Gallo), dies in a car accident at 82 on this day in history.  

1994  Bus crashes into a tree at Gdansk Poland, 30 killed on this day in history.  

1994  Dr Kevokian found innocent on assisting suicides on this day in history.  

1994  On this day in history michael Bolton found to have plagiarized Isley Brothers "Love is Wonderful Thing"  

1994  Louis Calaferte, writer (Requiem of the Innocents), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1995  On this day in history serb missiles exploded in the heart of Zagreb, killing six  

1996  On this day in history arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, civil servant, dies at 97  

1997  On this day in history donald Trump &Marla Maples announce they are separating  

1997  On this day in history mercury Mail announces its 1 millionth internet subscriber  

1997  Republic of Texas security chief Robert Scheidt surrenders on this day in history.  

1999  On this day in history central Manitoba Railway takes over the operation of the former CN Pine Falls subdivisions.  

2005  On this day in history a blast at an illegal munitions store in northern Afghanistan kills 28 people and injures at least 13 others.  

2010  The Eurozone and the International Monetary Fund agree to a €110 billion bailout package for Greece. The package involves sharp Greek austerity measures on this day in history.  

2011  Osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11 attacks and the FBI's most wanted man is killed by the United States special forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan on this day in history.  

2012  On this day in history edvard Munch's famous painting 'The Scream' sells at auction for $119,922,500  

2012  On this day in history a pastel version of The Scream, by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch, sells for US$120 million in a New York City auction, setting a new world record for an auctioned work of art.  

2013  14 members of the Sons of Iraq are killed in attacks in Fallujah, Iraq 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  RenĂ© II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on this day in history.  

1458  On this day in history 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  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on this day in history.  

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

0649  On this day in history maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

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

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on this day in history.  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on this day in history.  

1250  On this day in history death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

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)