Historical Events In May - 01
Saturday, 26 November 2022
1853 Argentina adopts it's constitution on May - 01.
1854 On May - 01 amsterdam begins transferring drinking water out of the dunes
1857 On May - 01 william Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy
1858 Anthony Johnson Showalter, composer on this day in history.
1859 On this day in history bohuslav Jeremias, composer
1861 On May - 01 lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry
1862 On May - 01 union captain David Farragut conquers New Orleans
1863 Battle of Chancellorsville VA (29,000 injured or died) on May - 01.
1863 On this day in history battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi
1863 Confederate "National Flag" replaces "Stars &Bars" on this day in history.
1863 On May - 01 confederate congress passed resolution to kill black soldiers
1863 Battle of Chancellorsville, VA (29,000 injured or died) on this day in history.
1863 Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29 on this day in history.
1864 On May - 01 atlanta campaign, Georgia
1864 On May - 01 battle at Alexandria LA (Red River Campaign)
1864 Wilderness campaign on May - 01.
1864 On this day in history -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 On May - 01 howard University chartered
1869 On this day in history "Folies-Bergère" opens in Paris France
1869 A colt is reported killed by a meteorite near New Concord OH on May - 01.
1869 On May - 01 folies Bergere opens in Paris
1870 On this day in history francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay
1872 On this day in history amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies
1873 On May - 01 emperor Franz Jozef opens 5th World's Fair in Wien (Vienna)
1873 The first US postal card issued on May - 01.
1873 1st US postal card issued on May - 01.
1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1874 On May - 01 vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39
1875 238 members of "Whiskey Ring" accused of anti-US activities on May - 01.
1880 On May - 01 conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Tantum dic verbo)
1881 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist on May - 01.
1883 "Buffalo Bill" Cody put on his first Wild West Show on May - 01.