Historical Events In May - 01
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
1921 On this day in history 12th Lord Middleton, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1921 On this day in history louis Campbell-Tipton, composer, dies at 43
1923 On this day in history joseph Heller, Bkln NY, novelist (Catch-22, 1963 Arts & Letters Award)
1924 On this day in history admiral Paul Koundouriótis becomes President of Greece
1924 Earl George, composer on May - 01.
1924 On this day in history august Cuppens, Flemish author (Limburgs Driemanschap), dies at 62
1925 Cyprus becomes a British Crown Colony on May - 01.
1925 The island of Cyprus becomes a British colony on this day in history.
1925 Chuck Bednarik, Penn, NFL hall of fame center/linebacker (Phila) on this day in history.
1926 British coal-miners go on strike on May - 01.
1926 On May - 01 satchel Paige makes pitching debut in Negro Southern League
1926 On May - 01 peter Lax, Hungarian Mathematician
1926 Nicolaus Adriani, translator (Middle-Celebes Language), dies at 60 on May - 01.
1927 On May - 01 netherlands beats Belgium 3-2 in soccer match in Amsterdam
1927 The first British airliner to serve cooked meals (Imperial Airways) on May - 01.
1927 Greta Andersen, Denmark, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.
1928 6 children die &10 injured by hailstones in Klausenburg, Romania on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history drunken fascist Erich Wichman attacks VARA-radio transmitter
1928 Lei Day begun (a Hawaiian celebration) on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history pitcairn Airlines (later Eastern) begins service
1928 Raoul Servais, Belgian cartoonist/pres (l'ASIFA) on May - 01.
1929 Farm workers strike begins in East-Groningen on May - 01.
1929 In Iran a 7.4 earthquake resulted in 3,300 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes on May - 01.
1929 Police kill 19 Mayday demonstrators in Berlin on May - 01.
1930 Bradman scores 236 Australia vs Worcestershire, his first f-class innings in England on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history empire State Building opens in New York NY
1931 On this day in history norway claims Peter I Island
1931 Singer Kate Smith begins her long-running radio program on CBS on this day in history.
1931 On May - 01 the 102-story Empire State Building is dedicated today in New York City
1931 On this day in history the Empire State Building, in New York, is completed
1932 First Suriname union congress at Paramaribo on May - 01.
1932 Paul Doumer, Pres France (1931-32), assassin by Russia's Paul Gargalov on this day in history.
1934 On May - 01 "Der Sturmer's" special 14-page issue accuses Jews of using Christian blood in their Passover baking and in other Judaic rituals.
1934 Austria signs pact with Vatican on May - 01.