Historical Events In May - 01
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1971 Amtrak, the U S passenger railroad system that combines the operations of 18 intercity railroads, goes into service on this day in history.
1971 Rolling Stones release "Brown Sugar" on May - 01.
1971 On May - 01 edith Day, actress (Romance of Air), dies at 75
1972 On May - 01 "Different Times" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 24 performances
1972 Pulitzer prize awarded to Wallace Stegner (Angle of Repose) on this day in history.
1972 On May - 01 radio's Mutual Black Network premieres
1972 Fernand Ansseau, Belgian operator (Orfeo), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1975 Canada to bring 3,000 South Vietnamese refugees to Canada on this day in history.
1976 On May - 01 rex O'Malley, actor (Camille, Zara, Midnight, Thief), dies at 75
1977 On this day in history debbie Austin wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
1978 On this day in history naomi Uemura became first to reach North Pole overland alone
1978 Aram Katchaturian, Russian composer (The Earth), dies at 74 on May - 01.
1979 On May - 01 elton John becomes first pop star to perform in Israel
1979 Home rule introduced to Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland) on May - 01.
1979 On this day in history marshall Islands (in the Pacific) become self-governing
1979 Berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin, cricketer (2 Tests for WI), dies on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history 15th Academy of Country Music Awards Barbara Mandrell wins
1980 American Book Award William Styron (Sophie Choice)/T Wolfe (Right Stuff) on May - 01.
1980 15th Academy of Country Music Awards: Barbara Mandrell wins on May - 01.
1980 American Book Award: William Styron (Sophie Choice)/T Wolfe (Right Stuff) on this day in history.
1981 Billie Jean King admits to a lesbian affair with Marilyn Barnett on this day in history.
1981 Harrison Williams (Senator-D-NJ) convicted on FBI Abscam charges on May - 01.
1981 Ottawa imposes special tax of $1.15 per barrel to pay for Petro-Canada's purchase of Petrofina, and are Albertans happy NOT on May - 01.
1981 On May - 01 radio Shack releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3
1981 On May - 01 clarence A Bacote, historian/political scientist, dies at 75
1982 On this day in history 1982 World's Fair in Knoxville TN opens
1982 On this day in history gene Sheldon, actor (Bernardo-Zorro), dies at 72
1983 On May - 01 the Sydney Entertainment Centre opens
1983 On May - 01 v N Swamy, Indian cricket pace bowler (without distinction), dies
1984 On May - 01 great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1984 Mick Fleetwood (of Fleetwood Mac) files for bankruptcy on this day in history.
1984 On May - 01 gordon Jenkins, orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 73
1985 "Communist" bomb attack kills 2 firemen in Brussels on May - 01.
1985 On this day in history uS President Reagan ends embargo against Nicaragua