Historical Events In May - 05
Sunday, 17 February 2019
1874 Dutch 2nd Chamber passes child labor law on this day in history.
1875 On this day in history jan A C A van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch MP (1848-75), dies at 71
1877 Indian Wars: Sitting Bull leads his band of Lakota into Canada to avoid harassment by the United States Army under Colonel Nelson Miles on this day in history.
1879 Symon Petlyura, leader Ukraine (pogroms) on May - 05.
1881 On May - 05 anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine
1883 Charles Bender, only American Indian in baseball's Hall of Fame on May - 05.
1884 Wang Tjing-Wei, premier China (1932-35) on this day in history.
1885 On this day in history henri Velge, 1st chairman (Belgian Council of State)
1885 Lauro Rossi, composer, dies at 73 on May - 05.
1886 On May - 05 the Bay View Tragedy occurs, as militia fire upon a crowd of protesters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin killing seven.
1886 Manuel Borguno, composer on May - 05.
1886 On this day in history joseph Albert, German photographer (Albertotype), dies at 61
1887 On May - 05 estelle Hemsley, Boston MA
1889 On May - 05 herbie Taylor, cricketer (prolific South African pre- & post-WWI)
1890 On May - 05 christopher Morley, author (Kitty Foil)
1891 On May - 05 carnegie Hall opens in NYC with Tchaikovsky as guest conductor
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.
1891 Music Hall (Carnegie Hall) opens in NY, Tchaikovsky as guest conductor on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history jan Nepomuk Skroup, composer, dies at 80
1893 Panic of 1893 Great crash on New York Stock Exchange on May - 05.
1893 On this day in history 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.
1893 On this day in history panic of 1893: Great crash on NY Stock Exchange
1893 On May - 05 panic of 1893: Great crash on New York Stock Exchange
1894 On this day in history kit Guard, Denmark, actor (El Diablo Rides, Kid Courageous)
1899 Freeman Gosden, Richmond Va, radio actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy) on May - 05.
1900 "The Billboard" began weekly publication on May - 05.
1900 Charles Jewtraw, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1924) on May - 05.
1902 On May - 05 bret Harte, writer, dies at 65
1903 On May - 05 james Beard, US, culinary expert/author (Delights & Prejudices)
1904 On this day in history cy Young of the Boston Red Sox tossed a perfect game against the Philadelphia Americans
1904 Cy Young of Boston pitches perfect game against Phila A's (3-0) on May - 05.
1904 On this day in history gordon Richards, British jockey (winner of 4,870 races)
1905 On May - 05 robert S Abbott published first issue of newspaper "Chicago Defender"
1905 Robert S Abbott published 1st issue of newspaper "Chicago Defender" on May - 05.