Historical Events In May - 01
Saturday, 25 March 2023
1934 Alexander Alexandrovich Davidenko, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.
1935 Boulder Dam completed on this day in history.
1935 On May - 01 canada's first silver dollar is circulated
1935 On this day in history royal Canadian Mint circulates Canada's first silver dollar, to commemorate the silver jubilee of the reign of George V
1936 On May - 01 emperor Haile Selassie leaves Ethiopia as Italian invades
1936 On May - 01 fBI's J Edgar Hoover arrests Alvin Karpis
1937 On May - 01 fDR signs act of neutrality
1937 Snitz Edwards, actor (Phantom of the Opera, College), dies at 75 on May - 01.
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 On this day in history 140 Palestinian Jews die as German planes bomb their ship
1940 The 1940 Olympics are cancelled on May - 01.
1941 On May - 01 "Citizen Kane", directed by &starring Orson Welles, premieres in New York
1941 On May - 01 allied evacuation from Greece completed
1941 General Mills introduces Cheerios on this day in history.
1941 German assault on Tobruk on this day in history.
1941 Orson Welles stars in Citizen Kane, premiering today in New York, NY on May - 01.
1941 John R Locksmith de Brown, vicar/CHU-politician, dies at 71 on May - 01.
1942 On this day in history japanese forces take Mandalay, Burma, in World War II while British retreat along Chindwin Valley to India.
1942 Radio Orange calls to defy order to wear "Jewish star" on May - 01.
1942 Townsville put on invasion alert on May - 01.
1943 Final assault on Tunis by Allied troops begins on May - 01.
1943 Food rationing begins in US on this day in history.
1943 On May - 01 german plane sinks boat loaded with Palestinian Jews bound for Malta
1943 On May - 01 german Wehrmacht deployed in order to break Dutch strikes
1943 Johan Oscar Smith, Norweigian Christian leader and founder of Smith's Friends (b.1871) on May - 01.
1944 On May - 01 messerschmitt Me 262 Sturmvogel, first jet bomber, makes first flight
1944 Pulitzer prize awarded to Martin Flavin (Journey in the Dark) on this day in history.
1944 Surprise attack on Weteringschans Amsterdam, fails on May - 01.
1945 900 occupiers of Demmin Vorpommeren commit suicide on this day in history.
1945 On May - 01 admiral Karl Doenitz forms German government
1945 Australia's 26th Brigade troops invade Tarakan on Borneo's east coast on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history australian &Dutch troops lands on Tarakan
1945 General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms on May - 01.
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