Historical Events In May - 01
Saturday, 26 November 2022
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 On this day in history rolling Stones release "Brown Sugar"
1971 Edith Day, actress (Romance of Air), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1972 "Different Times" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 24 performances on this day in history.
1972 Pulitzer prize awarded to Wallace Stegner (Angle of Repose) on this day in history.
1972 Radio's Mutual Black Network premieres on this day in history.
1972 Fernand Ansseau, Belgian operator (Orfeo), dies at 82 on May - 01.
1975 Canada to bring 3,000 South Vietnamese refugees to Canada on May - 01.
1976 On this day in history rex O'Malley, actor (Camille, Zara, Midnight, Thief), dies at 75
1977 On May - 01 debbie Austin wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
1978 On May - 01 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 this day in history elton John becomes first pop star to perform in Israel
1979 Home rule introduced to Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland) on this day in history.
1979 Marshall Islands (in the Pacific) become self-governing on May - 01.
1979 On May - 01 berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin, cricketer (2 Tests for WI), dies
1980 15th Academy of Country Music Awards Barbara Mandrell wins on May - 01.
1980 On this day in history american Book Award William Styron (Sophie Choice)/T Wolfe (Right Stuff)
1980 On May - 01 15th Academy of Country Music Awards: Barbara Mandrell wins
1980 American Book Award: William Styron (Sophie Choice)/T Wolfe (Right Stuff) on this day in history.
1981 On May - 01 billie Jean King admits to a lesbian affair with Marilyn Barnett
1981 Harrison Williams (Senator-D-NJ) convicted on FBI Abscam charges on May - 01.
1981 On May - 01 ottawa imposes special tax of $1.15 per barrel to pay for Petro-Canada's purchase of Petrofina, and are Albertans happy NOT
1981 Radio Shack releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3 on this day in history.
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 Gene Sheldon, actor (Bernardo-Zorro), dies at 72 on May - 01.
1983 The Sydney Entertainment Centre opens on May - 01.
1983 On May - 01 v N Swamy, Indian cricket pace bowler (without distinction), dies
1984 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on May - 01.
1984 On this day in history mick Fleetwood (of Fleetwood Mac) files for bankruptcy
1984 Gordon Jenkins, orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1985 "Communist" bomb attack kills 2 firemen in Brussels on May - 01.
1985 US President Reagan ends embargo against Nicaragua on this day in history.