Historical Events In May - 01
Monday, 26 July 2021
2006 On this day in history the Great American Boycott takes place across the United States as marers protest for immigration rights.
2009 Same-sex marriage is legalized in Sweden on this day in history.
2009 Bolivian dengue fever epidemic in Bolivia killing 18 people on this day in history.
2009 On this day in history gujarat hepatitis outbreak in India killing 49 people
2009 Dengue fever in Queensland, Australia on this day in history.
2009 On this day in history mumps outbreaks in the 2000s in Worldwide
2009 10 West African meningitis outbreak in West Africa killing 1,100 people on this day in history.
2009 On this day in history flu pandemic (informally called "swine flu") in Worldwide killing 151,700-575,400 people
2011 U.S. President Barack Obama announces that Osama bin Laden, the founder and leader of the militant group Al-Qaeda, has been killed during an American military operation in Pakistan on this day in history.
2011 On this day in history pope John Paul II is beatified by his successor, Pope Benedict XVI.
2012 China and Russia sign $15 billion dollar trade deal on May - 01.
2013 On May - 01 insurgents kill 6 people in Pattani, Thailand
2014 On this day in history hundreds march through Nigerian capital calling for the release of schoolgirls abducted by Islamic militants, Boko Haram, who oppose Western education
2017 On May - 01 world Snooker Championship: Briton Mark Selby defends title beating John Higgins 18-15, at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
2017 On this day in history billy Corgan agrees to purchase the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA)
2018 Liverpool's Egyptian soccer forward Mohamed Salah becomes the first African to be named England Football Writers' Footballer of the Year on this day in history.
2018 Chinese authorities label British cartoon "Peppa Pig" subversive and it is removed from the Douyin video website on this day in history.
2018 Violent May Day protests in Paris by far-left Black Blocs group result in 200 arrests on May - 01.
2018 Scotland is the first country in the world to introduce a minimum price on alcohol on May - 01.
2019 Naruhito officially succeeds his father Akihito as the Emperor of Japan after the latter abdicated due to ill health on May - 01.
2019 Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching his bail conditions in London on May - 01.
2019 On May - 01 argentine forward Lionel Messi scores twice for his 600th goal for FC Barcelona in a 3-0 home win over Liverpool in a Champions League semi final
2019 King Vajiralongkorn of Thailand marries his personal bodyguard Suthida Tidjai - a commoner - in a surprise ceremony, making her queen consort of Thailand on May - 01.
2019 On May - 01 russian President Vladimir Putin signs into law a controversial "sovereign internet" bill that allows Russian authorities to better monitor internet routing and to steer Russian internet traffic away from foreign servers. Proponents of the bill say it ensures Russian internet security and decreases dependence on foreign servers while critics argue it gives new censorship powers to the government and is a part of a global trend of cyber-balkanization.May 3 - The number of deaths from the Kivu Ebola outbreak exceeds 1,000. It is the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, only surpassed by the West African Ebola virus epidemic of 2013–2016.
2020 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau announces ban on 1,500 types of assault-style weapons in response to recent Nova Scotia shooting on this day in history.
2020 Tweets by Elon Musk saying Tesla's share price is too high wipe $14 billion off the carmaker's value on this day in history.
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] The total number of recovered COVID-19 patients reaches 1 million worldwide, according to data from The Johns Hopkins University on May - 01.