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Historical Events In May - 05

Thursday, 25 April 2019

1874  On this day in history dutch 2nd Chamber passes child labor law  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1875  Jan A C A van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch MP (1848-75), dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1877  On this day in history indian Wars: Sitting Bull leads his band of Lakota into Canada to avoid harassment by the United States Army under Colonel Nelson Miles.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  On this day in history symon Petlyura, leader Ukraine (pogroms)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  On May - 05 anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1883  On this day in history charles Bender, only American Indian in baseball's Hall of Fame  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  On this day in history wang Tjing-Wei, premier China (1932-35)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1885  Henri Velge, 1st chairman (Belgian Council of State) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1885  On this day in history lauro Rossi, composer, dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  The Bay View Tragedy occurs, as militia fire upon a crowd of protesters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin killing seven on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1886  On this day in history manuel Borguno, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  On May - 05 joseph Albert, German photographer (Albertotype), dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  Estelle Hemsley, Boston MA on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  Herbie Taylor, cricketer (prolific South African pre- & post-WWI) on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Christopher Morley, author (Kitty Foil) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  Carnegie Hall opens in NYC with Tchaikovsky as guest conductor on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  On May - 05 new York City was the site of the dedication of a building called the Music Hall. The structure is not called the Music Hall anymore, it is called Carnegie Hall, named in honor of Andrew Carnegie.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  On May - 05 music Hall (Carnegie Hall) opens in NY, Tchaikovsky as guest conductor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  On this day in history jan Nepomuk Skroup, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  Panic of 1893 Great crash on New York Stock Exchange on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  The worst economic crisis in U.S. history (to that time) happened on this day. Stock prices plummeted, major railroads went into receivership, 15,000 businesses went bankrupt and 15 to 20 percent of the work force was unemployed. Within seven months, over 600 banks had closed. 1900 "The Billboard", a magazine for the music and entertainment industries, began weekly publication after six years as a monthly 1901 The first Catholic mass for night workers was held at the Church of St. Andrew in New York City on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  Panic of 1893: Great crash on NY Stock Exchange on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  On this day in history panic of 1893: Great crash on New York Stock Exchange  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  On May - 05 kit Guard, Denmark, actor (El Diablo Rides, Kid Courageous)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  Freeman Gosden, Richmond Va, radio actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  On May - 05 "The Billboard" began weekly publication  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  On May - 05 charles Jewtraw, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1924)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  On May - 05 bret Harte, writer, dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  James Beard, US, culinary expert/author (Delights & Prejudices) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox tossed a perfect game against the Philadelphia Americans on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  Cy Young of Boston pitches perfect game against Phila A's (3-0) on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  Gordon Richards, British jockey (winner of 4,870 races) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  On May - 05 robert S Abbott published first issue of newspaper "Chicago Defender"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  Robert S Abbott published 1st issue of newspaper "Chicago Defender" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0867  Uda, Emperor of Japan (d. 931) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1210  King Afonso III of Portugal (d. 1279) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1352  On May - 05 birth of ruprecht, Roman catholic German king  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1479  Guru Amar Das, third Sikh Guru (d. 1574) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1546  On this day in history birth of thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (d. 1623)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  On May - 05 birth of emmanuel-Philibert van Lalaing, baron of Montigny/marquis of Renty  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  Philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant indiscret) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1657  Jacques Danican Philidor, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 05

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0311  On May - 05 gaius VM Galerius, emperor of Rome, dies at about 50  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0984  Death of Gerberga of Saxony, Queen of Western Francia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1028  Alfonso V, King of Leon/Galicia (999-1028), dies in battle on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1194  Kazimierz II, the Justified, grand duke of Poland (1177-94), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1219  Death of King Leo II of Armenia (b. 1150) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1309  On May - 05 charles II, the Lame, King of Naples (1285-1309), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1504  On this day in history anton of Burgundy, the Great Bastard, knight, dies at about 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1525  On this day in history frederik III, the Wise, ruler of Saxon (1486-1525), dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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