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Historical Events In May - 01

Sunday, 27 September 2020

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

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

1959  West Germany introduces 5 day work week on this day in history.  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 May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Gary Powers, in a U2 spy plane, shot down and captured by the USSR on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1960  Pancho Gonzalez retires from tennis on May - 01.  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

1961  Pulitzer prize awarded to Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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

1963  On May - 01 the first American (James Whittaker) conquers Mount Everest  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  The first BASIC program runs on a computer (Dartmouth) on May - 01.  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 May - 01 leo Spies, composer, dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1966  Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On this day in history radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  US troops shooting targets in Cambodia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1967  Elvis Presley &Pricilla Beaulieu wed in Las Vegas on May - 01.  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  On this day in history legoland, in Denmark, opens  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  On May - 01 pirate Radio Station 259 (England/France) begins transmitting  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

1971  On May - 01 amtrak railroad begins operation  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 01

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1218  John I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257) was born on this day in history.  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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1493  Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10) was born on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  Franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  On this day in history birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on May - 01.  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 this day in history 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 this day in history louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1456  Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on May - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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