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Historical Events Happened In May - 08

Saturday, 02 August 2014

1942  On this day in history german summer offensive opens in Crimea  

1942  HMS OLYMPUS, sunk off Malta Grand Harbour - German E-boat-laid mines. On passage with personnel from Malta to Gibraltar, including many of the crews of bombed submarines P.36 and P.39; few survivors on this day in history.  

1942  Aircraft carrier Lexington sunk by Japanese air attack at Coral Sea on this day in history.  

1943  On this day in history admiral Cunningham of British fleet orders "Sink, burn & destroy; let nothing pass"  

1943  On this day in history 69th Preakness: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 1:57.4  

1943  On this day in history mordicai Anielewicz, commander of Warsaw ghetto uprising, killed  

1943  Admiral Cunningham of British fleet orders: "Sink, burn & destroy; let nothing pass" on this day in history.  

1944  33 communist resistance fighter sentenced to death on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history the first eye bank is established in New York City  

1944  U-575 sinks Asphodel on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history canadian troops move into Amsterdam  

1945  Chinese counter attack at Tsjangte, supports by 14th air fleet on this day in history.  

1945  General Von Keitel surrenders to Marshal Zhukov near Berlin on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history in Berlin, the unconditional surrender is ratified, marking an end to twelve and a half years of the Nazi Third Reich.  

1945  Victory In Europe Day (VE Day) declared on this day in history.  

1946  The birth of Candice Bergen, American actress on this day in history.  

1946  On this day in history red Sox Johnny Pesky scores 6 runs in 1 game  

1947  A movement among Card players to protest its 1st meeting with Jackie Robinson & the Dodgers is aborted by a talk from owner Sam Breadon on this day in history.  

1948  Bradman scores 146 Australia vs Surrey, 174 minutes, 15 fours on this day in history.  

1948  Bradman scores 146 Aust v Surrey, 174 mins, 15 fours on this day in history.  

1948  On this day in history alfred Holy, composer, dies at 81  

1949  On this day in history west German constitution approved  

1950  American General MacArthur becomes comander of the UN forces in Korea on this day in history.  

1950  Chiang Kai-shek asks US for weapons on this day in history.  

1950  Franklin Dyall, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1951  On this day in history dacron men's suits introduced and we live to regret it  

1951  US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak on this day in history.  

1951  Dacron men's suits introduced on this day in history.  

1951  Margaret Lindsay, actress (Take a Guess), dies at 40 on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history mad Magazine debuts Great Magazine sure wish I still had the first issue, but mon garbaged it  

1957  On this day in history johannes C B "Jan" Sluyters, Dutch painter, dies at 75  

1958  President Eisenhower orders National Guard out of Central HS, Little Rock on this day in history.  

1958  On this day in history vice President Nixon is shoved, stoned, booed & spat upon by protesters in Peru  

1958  Nasni Matni, Lebanese journalist, murdered on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1326  On this day in history birth of joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360)  

1460  On this day in history birth of frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536)  

1492  Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on this day in history.  

1521  On this day in history birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on this day in history.  

1587  On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  

1592  Francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems) was born on this day in history.  

1622  Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  On this day in history john, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies  

0685  On this day in history benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies  

1192  Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on this day in history.  

1278  Death of Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268) on this day in history.  

1319  On this day in history haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies  

1473  On this day in history death of john Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420)  

1538  On this day in history death of edward Fox, English bishop  

1577  Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.