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Historical Events Happened In May - 09

Thursday, 24 April 2014

1960  On this day in history uS send U-2 over USSR  

1962  Beatles sign their first contract with EMI Parlophone on this day in history.  

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

1962  On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

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  On this day in history beatles attend a Bob Dylan concert  

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

1965  Leopold Figl, premier Austria, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

1966  Alfred Mendelsohn, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history percy Brier, composer, dies at 84  

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

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

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

1974  House Judiciary Committee begin formal hearings on Nixon impeachment on this day in history.  

1974  Lyubomir Pipkov, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1975  Philip Dorn, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1976  Raymond Chevreuille, Belgian composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1977  Hotel Poland in Amsterdam destroyed by fire, 33 killed on this day in history.  

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

1977  On this day in history patty Hearst let out of jail  

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

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  On this day in history cyrus S Eaton, Canada/US multi-millionaire, dies at 95  

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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  On this day in history birth of abraham van Diepenbeeck, painter  

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

1740  Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville) was born on this day in history.  

1783  On this day in history birth of alexander Ross, Canada, pioneer/fur trader  

1785  On this day in history birth of james Pollard Espy, Penns, meteorologist (Philosphy of Storms)  

1793  Johannes C de Jonge, Dutch historian/archivist was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1079  Death of Stanislaus, Polish bishop of Cracow, murdered on this day in history.  

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

1315  On this day in history death of hugh V, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1282)  

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

1446  On this day in history death of mary of Enghien, Queen of Naples (b. 1368)  

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  On this day in history karel "Cardinal" van Bourbon, archbishop of Rouen, dies at 66