Historical Events In May - 01
Monday, 27 March 2023
1986 On this day in history bill Elliott sets stock car speed record of 212.229 mph
1986 On this day in history tass reports Chernobyl nuclear power plant mishap
1986 Will Stegers expedition reaches North Pole on this day in history.
1987 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 on May - 01.
1987 Pope John Paul II beatifies Edith Stein, a Jewish born nun on May - 01.
1988 On this day in history iRA attack in Roermond, kills 3
1988 On this day in history carroll Righter, astrologer, dies at 88 of postrate cancer
1989 On this day in history 135 acre Disney's MGM studio officially opens to the public
1989 On May - 01 uS Supreme Court rules employees have legal burden to prove non-discriminatory reasons for not hiring or promoting
1989 On this day in history david Webster, South African white anti-apartheids activist, murdered
1990 On May - 01 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 Actor Robert Duvall weds Sharon Brophy on this day in history.
1991 Angola's civil war ends on May - 01.
1991 Last day of Test cricket for Gordon Greenidge on May - 01.
1991 On May - 01 rickey Henderson steals an all time record 939th base
1991 Skin-Spit-Skin featuring lesbian, homosexual &heterosexual nude couples caressing, is seen by 5,000 in NYC on this day in history.
1991 Richard Thorpe, director (Jailhouse Rock, Night Must Fall), dies on May - 01.
1992 On May - 01 eric Houston kills 4 in a California HS where he failed history 4 years prior
1992 Rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th base on this day in history.
1993 Bomb attack on Sri Lankan President (26 die) on this day in history.
1993 Hans [Henri EA] Tuynman, provo (Full-time Provo), dies at 50 on this day in history.
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 Ayrton Senna, Brazilian Grand prix driver, dies in crash at 34 on May - 01.
1995 On May - 01 steve Waugh scores 200 for Australia vs West Indies at Sabina Park
1996 Asher Wallfish, journalist, dies at 67 on May - 01.
1997 On May - 01 toni Blair elected PM of UK
1997 Bebe, AKA Flipper, dolphin, dies at 40 on this day in history.
1998 On this day in history former Black Panther leader Eldridge Cleaver dies today in Pomona, California, at age 62
1999 On May - 01 the body of British mountaineer George Mallory is found on Mount Everest almost 75 years after he disappeared on a climbing expedition.
2002 On May - 01 indian heat wave in India killing 1,030 people
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 Bolivian President Evo Morales nationalizes his nation's gas fields on May - 01.
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