Historical Events In May - 01
Monday, 26 July 2021
1986 On May - 01 bill Elliott sets stock car speed record of 212.229 mph
1986 Tass reports Chernobyl nuclear power plant mishap on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history will Stegers expedition reaches North Pole
1987 On this day in history 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 May - 01 pope John Paul II beatifies Edith Stein, a Jewish born nun
1988 IRA attack in Roermond, kills 3 on May - 01.
1988 On this day in history carroll Righter, astrologer, dies at 88 of postrate cancer
1989 135 acre Disney's MGM studio officially opens to the public on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1990 On this day in history sunset Carson, cowboy actor (El Paso Kid, Oregon Trail), dies at 62
1991 On May - 01 a's Rickey Henderson breaks Lou Brocks record with his 939th steal (vs Yankees)
1991 Actor Robert Duvall weds Sharon Brophy on this day in history.
1991 Angola's civil war ends on May - 01.
1991 On May - 01 last day of Test cricket for Gordon Greenidge
1991 On this day in history rickey Henderson steals an all time record 939th base
1991 On May - 01 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 Eric Houston kills 4 in a California HS where he failed history 4 years prior on May - 01.
1992 On May - 01 rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th base
1993 On May - 01 bomb attack on Sri Lankan President (26 die)
1993 On May - 01 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 On May - 01 tornado &hail storms hit Jiangxi China, 95 killed
1994 Ayrton Senna, Brazilian Grand prix driver, dies in crash at 34 on this day in history.
1995 Steve Waugh scores 200 for Australia vs West Indies at Sabina Park on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history asher Wallfish, journalist, dies at 67
1997 Toni Blair elected PM of UK on May - 01.
1997 On this day in history bebe, AKA Flipper, dolphin, dies at 40
1998 On May - 01 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 this day in history indian heat wave in India killing 1,030 people
2005 On this day in history 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 this day in history.