Historical Events In May - 01
Wednesday, 19 January 2022
1934 Alexander Alexandrovich Davidenko, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.
1935 On May - 01 boulder Dam completed
1935 Canada's first silver dollar is circulated on May - 01.
1935 Royal Canadian Mint circulates Canada's first silver dollar, to commemorate the silver jubilee of the reign of George V on this day in history.
1936 On this day in history emperor Haile Selassie leaves Ethiopia as Italian invades
1936 On this day in history fBI's J Edgar Hoover arrests Alvin Karpis
1937 FDR signs act of neutrality on this day in history.
1937 On May - 01 snitz Edwards, actor (Phantom of the Opera, College), dies at 75
1939 On this day in history batman Comics hit the street
1939 On May - 01 pulitzer Prize awarded to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (The Yearling)
1940 140 Palestinian Jews die as German planes bomb their ship on May - 01.
1940 The 1940 Olympics are cancelled on May - 01.
1941 "Citizen Kane", directed by &starring Orson Welles, premieres in New York on this day in history.
1941 On May - 01 allied evacuation from Greece completed
1941 On May - 01 general Mills introduces Cheerios
1941 On this day in history german assault on Tobruk
1941 On May - 01 orson Welles stars in Citizen Kane, premiering today in New York, NY
1941 John R Locksmith de Brown, vicar/CHU-politician, dies at 71 on May - 01.
1942 On May - 01 japanese forces take Mandalay, Burma, in World War II while British retreat along Chindwin Valley to India.
1942 On May - 01 radio Orange calls to defy order to wear "Jewish star"
1942 On May - 01 townsville put on invasion alert
1943 Final assault on Tunis by Allied troops begins on May - 01.
1943 On this day in history food rationing begins in US
1943 On May - 01 german plane sinks boat loaded with Palestinian Jews bound for Malta
1943 On this day in history german Wehrmacht deployed in order to break Dutch strikes
1943 On May - 01 johan Oscar Smith, Norweigian Christian leader and founder of Smith's Friends (b.1871)
1944 Messerschmitt Me 262 Sturmvogel, first jet bomber, makes first flight on May - 01.
1944 Pulitzer prize awarded to Martin Flavin (Journey in the Dark) on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history surprise attack on Weteringschans Amsterdam, fails
1945 900 occupiers of Demmin Vorpommeren commit suicide on May - 01.
1945 Admiral Karl Doenitz forms German government on May - 01.
1945 Australia's 26th Brigade troops invade Tarakan on Borneo's east coast on May - 01.
1945 On this day in history australian &Dutch troops lands on Tarakan
1945 General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms on May - 01.