Historical Events In May - 01
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1921 On this day in history louis Campbell-Tipton, composer, dies at 43
1923 Joseph Heller, Bkln NY, novelist (Catch-22, 1963 Arts & Letters Award) on this day in history.
1924 Admiral Paul Koundouriótis becomes President of Greece on this day in history.
1924 Earl George, composer on May - 01.
1924 August Cuppens, Flemish author (Limburgs Driemanschap), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1925 On May - 01 cyprus becomes a British Crown Colony
1925 The island of Cyprus becomes a British colony on May - 01.
1925 On this day in history chuck Bednarik, Penn, NFL hall of fame center/linebacker (Phila)
1926 British coal-miners go on strike on May - 01.
1926 On this day in history satchel Paige makes pitching debut in Negro Southern League
1926 On this day in history peter Lax, Hungarian Mathematician
1926 Nicolaus Adriani, translator (Middle-Celebes Language), dies at 60 on May - 01.
1927 Netherlands beats Belgium 3-2 in soccer match in Amsterdam on May - 01.
1927 The first British airliner to serve cooked meals (Imperial Airways) on May - 01.
1927 On this day in history greta Andersen, Denmark, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948)
1928 On this day in history 6 children die &10 injured by hailstones in Klausenburg, Romania
1928 Drunken fascist Erich Wichman attacks VARA-radio transmitter on May - 01.
1928 On May - 01 lei Day begun (a Hawaiian celebration)
1928 On May - 01 pitcairn Airlines (later Eastern) begins service
1928 Raoul Servais, Belgian cartoonist/pres (l'ASIFA) on May - 01.
1929 On this day in history farm workers strike begins in East-Groningen
1929 In Iran a 7.4 earthquake resulted in 3,300 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes on this day in history.
1929 On this day in history police kill 19 Mayday demonstrators in Berlin
1930 Bradman scores 236 Australia vs Worcestershire, his first f-class innings in England on this day in history.
1931 On May - 01 empire State Building opens in New York NY
1931 Norway claims Peter I Island on this day in history.
1931 On May - 01 singer Kate Smith begins her long-running radio program on CBS
1931 The 102-story Empire State Building is dedicated today in New York City on May - 01.
1931 The Empire State Building, in New York, is completed on May - 01.
1932 First Suriname union congress at Paramaribo on this day in history.
1932 On May - 01 paul Doumer, Pres France (1931-32), assassin by Russia's Paul Gargalov
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.
1934 On May - 01 philippine legislature accepts US proposal for independence