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Historical Events Happened In May - 09

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

1960  US send U-2 over USSR on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history beatles sign their first contract with EMI Parlophone  

1962  On this day in history laser beam successfully bounced off Moon for first time  

1962  US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1964  Khrushchev visits Egypt on this day in history.  

1964  Peter &Gordon release "World Without Love" on this day in history.  

1965  Beatles attend a Bob Dylan concert on this day in history.  

1965  On this day in history luna 5 launched (USSR) first attempt to soft land on Moon (fails)  

1965  On this day in history leopold Figl, premier Austria, dies at 62  

1966  China People's Republic performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China on this day in history.  

1966  On this day in history alfred Mendelsohn, composer, dies at 56  

1967  On this day in history the first flight of the short haul Fokker F-28 Fellowship is made  

1967  Elmar Berkovich, Dutch industrial designer (Eindhoven theater), dies on this day in history.  

1968  On this day in history finlay Currie, dies at 90  

1970  On this day in history 100,000s demonstrate against Vietnam War  

1970  Percy Brier, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1971  On this day in history 23rd Emmy Awards All in the Family, Jack Klugman &Jean Stapleton  

1971  Elizabeth Bonner runs female world record marathon (3 01 42) on this day in history.  

1971  Friends of Earth return 1500 non-returnable bottles to Schweppes on this day in history.  

1971  On this day in history largest walk in crowd (31,626) in Baltimore Oriole history  

1971  On this day in history elizabeth Bonner runs female world record marathon (3:01:42)  

1971  On this day in history 23rd Emmy Awards: All in the Family, Jack Klugman &Jean Stapleton  

1974  On this day in history house Judiciary Committee begin formal hearings on Nixon impeachment  

1974  On this day in history lyubomir Pipkov, composer, dies at 69  

1975  On this day in history philip Dorn, dies at 73  

1976  On this day in history raymond Chevreuille, Belgian composer, dies at 74  

1977  On this day in history hotel Poland in Amsterdam destroyed by fire, 33 killed  

1977  On this day in history mabel Murphy Smythe confirmed as ambassador to Republic of Cameroon  

1977  Patty Hearst let out of jail on this day in history.  

1977  On this day in history james Jones, US writer (Bad Blood, From Here to Eternity), dies at 55  

1978  On this day in history corpse of kidnapped ex-premier Aldo Moro found  

1979  On this day in history uS &USSR sign Salt 2 treaty, limiting nuclear weapons  

1979  Cyrus S Eaton, Canada/US multi-millionaire, dies at 95 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1147  Minamoto no Yoritomo, Japanese shogun (d. 1199) was born on this day in history.  

1265  Dante Alighieri, Italian poet (Divina Commedia) was born on this day in history.  

1596  Abraham van Diepenbeeck, painter was born on this day in history.  

1738  John Pindar, [Peter], physician/poet was born on this day in history.  

1740  On this day in history birth of giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville)  

1783  Alexander Ross, Canada, pioneer/fur trader was born on this day in history.  

1785  James Pollard Espy, Penns, meteorologist (Philosphy of Storms) was born on this day in history.  

1793  On this day in history birth of johannes C de Jonge, Dutch historian/archivist  

Famous Deaths In May - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1079  On this day in history death of stanislaus, Polish bishop of Cracow, murdered  

1280  On this day in history magnus VI Lagaboeter, King of Norway (1263-80), dies at 42  

1315  Death of Hugh V, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1282) on this day in history.  

1443  On this day in history niccolo d'Albergati, Italian cardinal, dies  

1446  Death of Mary of Enghien, Queen of Naples (b. 1368) on this day in history.  

1460  On this day in history jean Lavite, Atrechts painter, dies  

1474  On this day in history death of peter van Hagenbach, Elzasser knight/land guardian, beheaded  

1590  Karel "Cardinal" van Bourbon, archbishop of Rouen, dies at 66 on this day in history.