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Historical Events In May - 01

Thursday, 24 October 2019

1958  On this day in history arturo Frondizi sworn in as President of Argentina  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 May - 01 streetcars in Ottawa replaced by buses.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On this day in history west Germany introduces 5 day work week  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On May - 01 oscar Torp, Norwegian premier, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  CIA agent Francis Gary Powers, piloting an American U-2 reconnaissance plane, is shot down over the Soviet Union near Sverdiovsk on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1960  On May - 01 india's Bombay state split into Gujarat &Maharashtra states  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1961  On May - 01 fidel Castro announces there will be no more elections in Cuba  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 May - 01 jFK authorizes Area Redevelopment Act (ARA)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On this day in history the first French underground nuclear experiment in the Sahara  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 May - 01 the first BASIC program runs on a computer (Dartmouth)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1966  Last British concert by the Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley) on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On May - 01 anastasio Somoza Debayle becomes President of Nicaragua  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  Elvis Presley &Pricilla Beaulieu wed in Las Vegas on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On May - 01 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  Jelle Zijlstra becomes president of Netherlands Bank on this day in history.  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  On this day in history legoland, in Denmark, opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On May - 01 harold G Nicolson, English author (English sense of humor), dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  43 Unification church couples wed in NYC on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1969  Ella Logan, actress (52nd Street, Woman Chases Man), dies at 56 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1218  On May - 01 birth of john I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1218  On May - 01 birth of rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1238  On May - 01 birth of magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1285  Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326) was born on May - 01.  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  Franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist was born on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  On May - 01 birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1118  Death of Edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080) on this day in history.  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 May - 01.  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  Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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