Historical Events In May - 01
Sunday, 27 September 2020
2006 On this day in history the Great American Boycott takes place across the United States as marers protest for immigration rights.
2009 On this day in history same-sex marriage is legalized in Sweden.
2009 Bolivian dengue fever epidemic in Bolivia killing 18 people on this day in history.
2009 Gujarat hepatitis outbreak in India killing 49 people on May - 01.
2009 On this day in history dengue fever in Queensland, Australia
2009 Mumps outbreaks in the 2000s in Worldwide on this day in history.
2009 10 West African meningitis outbreak in West Africa killing 1,100 people on this day in history.
2009 flu pandemic (informally called "swine flu") in Worldwide killing 151,700-575,400 people on May - 01.
2011 On this day in history 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.
2011 Pope John Paul II is beatified by his successor, Pope Benedict XVI on this day in history.
2012 China and Russia sign $15 billion dollar trade deal on this day in history.
2013 On this day in history 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 May - 01 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 May - 01.
2018 On May - 01 chinese authorities label British cartoon "Peppa Pig" subversive and it is removed from the Douyin video website
2018 Violent May Day protests in Paris by far-left Black Blocs group result in 200 arrests on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
2019 On May - 01 wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching his bail conditions in London
2019 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 on this day in history.
2019 King Vajiralongkorn of Thailand marries his personal bodyguard Suthida Tidjai - a commoner - in a surprise ceremony, making her queen consort of Thailand on this day in history.
2019 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 on this day in history.