Historical Events In May - 01
Saturday, 26 November 2022
1986 Bill Elliott sets stock car speed record of 212.229 mph on this day in history.
1986 Tass reports Chernobyl nuclear power plant mishap on this day in history.
1986 On May - 01 will Stegers expedition reaches North Pole
1987 On May - 01 british Customs seizes Air Canada jet at Heathrow Airport after discovering a major hashish shipment from India; plane released after Air Canada pays substantial fine.
1987 On this day in history pope John Paul II beatifies Edith Stein, a Jewish born nun
1988 IRA attack in Roermond, kills 3 on this day in history.
1988 On May - 01 carroll Righter, astrologer, dies at 88 of postrate cancer
1989 135 acre Disney's MGM studio officially opens to the public on May - 01.
1989 On this day in history uS Supreme Court rules employees have legal burden to prove non-discriminatory reasons for not hiring or promoting
1989 David Webster, South African white anti-apartheids activist, murdered on May - 01.
1990 On this day in history sunset Carson, cowboy actor (El Paso Kid, Oregon Trail), dies at 62
1991 A's Rickey Henderson breaks Lou Brocks record with his 939th steal (vs Yankees) on May - 01.
1991 On May - 01 actor Robert Duvall weds Sharon Brophy
1991 Angola's civil war ends on this day in history.
1991 Last day of Test cricket for Gordon Greenidge on May - 01.
1991 Rickey Henderson steals an all time record 939th base on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history skin-Spit-Skin featuring lesbian, homosexual &heterosexual nude couples caressing, is seen by 5,000 in NYC
1991 Richard Thorpe, director (Jailhouse Rock, Night Must Fall), dies on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history eric Houston kills 4 in a California HS where he failed history 4 years prior
1992 On May - 01 rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th base
1993 Bomb attack on Sri Lankan President (26 die) on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history hans [Henri EA] Tuynman, provo (Full-time Provo), dies at 50
1994 Charles Kuralt retires as CBS newsman (On the Road) on May - 01.
1994 Tornado &hail storms hit Jiangxi China, 95 killed on May - 01.
1994 On this day in history ayrton Senna, Brazilian Grand prix driver, dies in crash at 34
1995 On this day in history steve Waugh scores 200 for Australia vs West Indies at Sabina Park
1996 Asher Wallfish, journalist, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1997 Toni Blair elected PM of UK on May - 01.
1997 On May - 01 bebe, AKA Flipper, dolphin, dies at 40
1998 Former Black Panther leader Eldridge Cleaver dies today in Pomona, California, at age 62 on May - 01.
1999 The body of British mountaineer George Mallory is found on Mount Everest almost 75 years after he disappeared on a climbing expedition on May - 01.
2002 Indian heat wave in India killing 1,030 people on this day in history.
2005 On May - 01 a suicide attack targets a Kurdish funeral in the northern Iraqi town of Talafar, near Mosul, and leaves at least 25 people dead and more than 30 others injured. Earlier, at least five policemen and four civilians were killed in two separate attacks in Baghdad.
2006 On May - 01 bolivian President Evo Morales nationalizes his nation's gas fields.