Historical Events In May - 01
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1853 Argentina adopts it's constitution on May - 01.
1854 On May - 01 amsterdam begins transferring drinking water out of the dunes
1857 William Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy on this day in history.
1858 On May - 01 anthony Johnson Showalter, composer
1859 On May - 01 bohuslav Jeremias, composer
1861 Lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry on May - 01.
1862 Union captain David Farragut conquers New Orleans on May - 01.
1863 Battle of Chancellorsville VA (29,000 injured or died) on this day in history.
1863 Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi on this day in history.
1863 On May - 01 confederate "National Flag" replaces "Stars &Bars"
1863 Confederate congress passed resolution to kill black soldiers on May - 01.
1863 Battle of Chancellorsville, VA (29,000 injured or died) on May - 01.
1863 On May - 01 edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29
1864 Atlanta campaign, Georgia on May - 01.
1864 On this day in history battle at Alexandria LA (Red River Campaign)
1864 Wilderness campaign on May - 01.
1864 On May - 01 -8] Battle at Alexandria, Louisiana (Red River Campaign)
1866 On this day in history american Equal Rights Association forms
1867 Reconstruction of South begins, black voter registration on this day in history.
1867 Howard University chartered on May - 01.
1869 "Folies-Bergère" opens in Paris France on this day in history.
1869 On May - 01 a colt is reported killed by a meteorite near New Concord OH
1869 On May - 01 folies Bergere opens in Paris
1870 On May - 01 francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay
1872 On May - 01 amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies
1873 Emperor Franz Jozef opens 5th World's Fair in Wien (Vienna) on May - 01.
1873 On this day in history the first US postal card issued
1873 On May - 01 1st US postal card issued
1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on May - 01.
1875 On May - 01 238 members of "Whiskey Ring" accused of anti-US activities
1880 On this day in history conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Tantum dic verbo)
1881 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist on this day in history.
1883 "Buffalo Bill" Cody put on his first Wild West Show on this day in history.