Historical Events In May - 01
Saturday, 23 September 2023
1921 Louis Campbell-Tipton, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1923 On May - 01 joseph Heller, Bkln NY, novelist (Catch-22, 1963 Arts & Letters Award)
1924 Admiral Paul Koundouriótis becomes President of Greece on this day in history.
1924 Earl George, composer on this day in history.
1924 August Cuppens, Flemish author (Limburgs Driemanschap), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1925 Cyprus becomes a British Crown Colony on this day in history.
1925 The island of Cyprus becomes a British colony on May - 01.
1925 Chuck Bednarik, Penn, NFL hall of fame center/linebacker (Phila) on this day in history.
1926 On May - 01 british coal-miners go on strike
1926 On this day in history satchel Paige makes pitching debut in Negro Southern League
1926 Peter Lax, Hungarian Mathematician on this day in history.
1926 On this day in history nicolaus Adriani, translator (Middle-Celebes Language), dies at 60
1927 On this day in history netherlands beats Belgium 3-2 in soccer match in Amsterdam
1927 The first British airliner to serve cooked meals (Imperial Airways) on this day in history.
1927 Greta Andersen, Denmark, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.
1928 On May - 01 6 children die &10 injured by hailstones in Klausenburg, Romania
1928 Drunken fascist Erich Wichman attacks VARA-radio transmitter on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history lei Day begun (a Hawaiian celebration)
1928 On this day in history pitcairn Airlines (later Eastern) begins service
1928 On May - 01 raoul Servais, Belgian cartoonist/pres (l'ASIFA)
1929 Farm workers strike begins in East-Groningen on this day in history.
1929 In Iran a 7.4 earthquake resulted in 3,300 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes on May - 01.
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 Empire State Building opens in New York NY on May - 01.
1931 Norway claims Peter I Island on May - 01.
1931 On this day in history singer Kate Smith begins her long-running radio program on CBS
1931 On May - 01 the 102-story Empire State Building is dedicated today in New York City
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 this day in history "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