Historical Events In May - 01
Monday, 26 July 2021
1921 On May - 01 louis Campbell-Tipton, composer, dies at 43
1923 Joseph Heller, Bkln NY, novelist (Catch-22, 1963 Arts & Letters Award) on May - 01.
1924 Admiral Paul Koundouriótis becomes President of Greece on May - 01.
1924 Earl George, composer on this day in history.
1924 On May - 01 august Cuppens, Flemish author (Limburgs Driemanschap), dies at 62
1925 Cyprus becomes a British Crown Colony on May - 01.
1925 On this day in history the island of Cyprus becomes a British colony
1925 Chuck Bednarik, Penn, NFL hall of fame center/linebacker (Phila) on May - 01.
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 this day in history.
1927 Netherlands beats Belgium 3-2 in soccer match in Amsterdam on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history the first British airliner to serve cooked meals (Imperial Airways)
1927 On May - 01 greta Andersen, Denmark, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948)
1928 On May - 01 6 children die &10 injured by hailstones in Klausenburg, Romania
1928 On May - 01 drunken fascist Erich Wichman attacks VARA-radio transmitter
1928 On May - 01 lei Day begun (a Hawaiian celebration)
1928 Pitcairn Airlines (later Eastern) begins service on this day in history.
1928 Raoul Servais, Belgian cartoonist/pres (l'ASIFA) on this day in history.
1929 Farm workers strike begins in East-Groningen on this day in history.
1929 On May - 01 in Iran a 7.4 earthquake resulted in 3,300 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes.
1929 On May - 01 police kill 19 Mayday demonstrators in Berlin
1930 On May - 01 bradman scores 236 Australia vs Worcestershire, his first f-class innings in England
1931 Empire State Building opens in New York NY on this day in history.
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 this day in history the 102-story Empire State Building is dedicated today in New York City
1931 On May - 01 the Empire State Building, in New York, is completed
1932 On this day in history first Suriname union congress at Paramaribo
1932 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1934 On this day in history philippine legislature accepts US proposal for independence