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Historical Events In May - 01

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

1958  Arturo Frondizi sworn in as President of Argentina on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On this day in history floyd Patterson KOs Brian London in 11 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On this day in history streetcars in Ottawa replaced by buses.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  West Germany introduces 5 day work week on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  Oscar Torp, Norwegian premier, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On May - 01 cIA agent Francis Gary Powers, piloting an American U-2 reconnaissance plane, is shot down over the Soviet Union near Sverdiovsk  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Gary Powers, in a U2 spy plane, shot down and captured by the USSR on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  India's Bombay state split into Gujarat &Maharashtra states on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On this day in history pancho Gonzalez retires from tennis  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Fidel Castro announces there will be no more elections in Cuba on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1961  Pulitzer prize awarded to Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird) on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Tanganyika granted full internal self-government by Britain on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  The first US airplane hijacked to Cuba on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On this day in history jFK authorizes Area Redevelopment Act (ARA)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  The first French underground nuclear experiment in the Sahara on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On May - 01 indonesia takes control of Irian Jaya (west New Guinea) from Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On this day in history the first American (James Whittaker) conquers Mount Everest  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On this day in history the first BASIC program runs on a computer (Dartmouth)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  USSR launches Luna 5; later impacts on Moon on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  Leo Spies, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On May - 01 last British concert by the Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On May - 01 mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  US troops shooting targets in Cambodia on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  Anastasio Somoza Debayle becomes President of Nicaragua on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On this day in history elvis Presley &Pricilla Beaulieu wed in Las Vegas  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  In Greece a 5.75-6.0 earthquake in the mountainous area of northern Arta Province, 9 were killed, 56 injured, and over 100 houses destroyed on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On this day in history jelle Zijlstra becomes president of Netherlands Bank  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  Pulitzer prize awarded to Bernard Malamud (The Fixer) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Legoland, in Denmark, opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Harold G Nicolson, English author (English sense of humor), dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  43 Unification church couples wed in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Pirate Radio Station 259 (England/France) begins transmitting on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On May - 01 ella Logan, actress (52nd Street, Woman Chases Man), dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 01

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1218  On this day in history birth of john I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1218  On this day in history birth of rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1238  Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80) was born on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1285  On this day in history birth of edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1493  On May - 01 birth of phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  On this day in history birth of franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter was born on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  On this day in history birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 01

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0408  Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1118  On May - 01 death of edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1171  On this day in history dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1240  Death of Jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1277  Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1308  On May - 01 death of albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1447  On May - 01 louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1456  On this day in history hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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