Historical Events In May - 01
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1934 On May - 01 alexander Alexandrovich Davidenko, composer, dies at 35
1935 Boulder Dam completed on May - 01.
1935 On this day in history 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 Emperor Haile Selassie leaves Ethiopia as Italian invades on this day in history.
1936 On May - 01 fBI's J Edgar Hoover arrests Alvin Karpis
1937 FDR signs act of neutrality on May - 01.
1937 Snitz Edwards, actor (Phantom of the Opera, College), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1939 Batman Comics hit the street on this day in history.
1939 Pulitzer Prize awarded to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (The Yearling) on this day in history.
1940 140 Palestinian Jews die as German planes bomb their ship on this day in history.
1940 On May - 01 the 1940 Olympics are cancelled
1941 "Citizen Kane", directed by &starring Orson Welles, premieres in New York on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history 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 On this day in history orson Welles stars in Citizen Kane, premiering today in New York, NY
1941 On this day in history john R Locksmith de Brown, vicar/CHU-politician, dies at 71
1942 Japanese forces take Mandalay, Burma, in World War II while British retreat along Chindwin Valley to India on this day in history.
1942 Radio Orange calls to defy order to wear "Jewish star" on May - 01.
1942 Townsville put on invasion alert on May - 01.
1943 On this day in history final assault on Tunis by Allied troops begins.
1943 Food rationing begins in US on May - 01.
1943 On May - 01 german plane sinks boat loaded with Palestinian Jews bound for Malta
1943 German Wehrmacht deployed in order to break Dutch strikes on this day in history.
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 May - 01.
1944 Surprise attack on Weteringschans Amsterdam, fails on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history 900 occupiers of Demmin Vorpommeren commit suicide
1945 On this day in history admiral Karl Doenitz forms German government
1945 On this day in history australia's 26th Brigade troops invade Tarakan on Borneo's east coast
1945 On this day in history australian &Dutch troops lands on Tarakan
1945 General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms on May - 01.