Historical Events In May - 05
Thursday, 22 August 2019
1874 On this day in history dutch 2nd Chamber passes child labor law
1875 Jan A C A van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch MP (1848-75), dies at 71 on this day in history.
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.
1879 Symon Petlyura, leader Ukraine (pogroms) on May - 05.
1881 Anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine on May - 05.
1883 Charles Bender, only American Indian in baseball's Hall of Fame on May - 05.
1884 On May - 05 wang Tjing-Wei, premier China (1932-35)
1885 Henri Velge, 1st chairman (Belgian Council of State) on this day in history.
1885 Lauro Rossi, composer, dies at 73 on May - 05.
1886 The Bay View Tragedy occurs, as militia fire upon a crowd of protesters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin killing seven on this day in history.
1886 On May - 05 manuel Borguno, composer
1886 On May - 05 joseph Albert, German photographer (Albertotype), dies at 61
1887 Estelle Hemsley, Boston MA on May - 05.
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 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 on May - 05.
1891 Music Hall (Carnegie Hall) opens in NY, Tchaikovsky as guest conductor on this day in history.
1892 On May - 05 jan Nepomuk Skroup, composer, dies at 80
1893 On this day in history panic of 1893 Great crash on New York Stock Exchange
1893 On May - 05 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 Panic of 1893: Great crash on NY Stock Exchange on this day in history.
1893 Panic of 1893: Great crash on New York Stock Exchange on May - 05.
1894 Kit Guard, Denmark, actor (El Diablo Rides, Kid Courageous) on May - 05.
1899 On May - 05 freeman Gosden, Richmond Va, radio actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy)
1900 "The Billboard" began weekly publication on May - 05.
1900 Charles Jewtraw, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1924) on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history bret Harte, writer, dies at 65
1903 On this day in history james Beard, US, culinary expert/author (Delights & Prejudices)
1904 Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox tossed a perfect game against the Philadelphia Americans on this day in history.
1904 On May - 05 cy Young of Boston pitches perfect game against Phila A's (3-0)
1904 On May - 05 gordon Richards, British jockey (winner of 4,870 races)
1905 On this day in history robert S Abbott published first issue of newspaper "Chicago Defender"
1905 Robert S Abbott published 1st issue of newspaper "Chicago Defender" on May - 05.