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Historical Events In May - 01

Saturday, 22 June 2024

1959  Floyd Patterson KOs Brian London in 11 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  Streetcars in Ottawa replaced by buses on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  On May - 01 west Germany introduces 5 day work week  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  On May - 01 oscar Torp, Norwegian premier, dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1960  Pancho Gonzalez retires from tennis on May - 01.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On May - 01 fidel Castro announces there will be no more elections in Cuba  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1961  On this day in history tanganyika granted full internal self-government by Britain  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  The first US airplane hijacked to Cuba on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On this day in history jFK authorizes Area Redevelopment Act (ARA)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  The first French underground nuclear experiment in the Sahara on May - 01.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  Indonesia takes control of Irian Jaya (west New Guinea) from Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  On this day in history the first American (James Whittaker) conquers Mount Everest  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1965  On May - 01 uSSR launches Luna 5; later impacts on Moon  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  On this day in history leo Spies, composer, dies at 65  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  Last British concert by the Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley) on May - 01.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On this day in history mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On May - 01 uS troops shooting targets in Cambodia  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  Anastasio Somoza Debayle becomes President of Nicaragua on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  Elvis Presley &Pricilla Beaulieu wed in Las Vegas on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  On May - 01 jelle Zijlstra becomes president of Netherlands Bank  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Bernard Malamud (The Fixer)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  On May - 01 legoland, in Denmark, opens  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1969  On May - 01 43 Unification church couples wed in NYC  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  Pirate Radio Station 259 (England/France) begins transmitting on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  Ella Logan, actress (52nd Street, Woman Chases Man), dies at 56 on May - 01.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  On this day in history amtrak railroad begins operation  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In May - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1218  John I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257) was born on May - 01.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1218  Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291) was born on May - 01.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1238  On this day in history birth of magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1285  Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326) was born on May - 01.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1567  On this day in history birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1577  Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In May - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1171  Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1447  On May - 01 louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1456  On May - 01 hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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