Historical Events In May - 05
Thursday, 25 April 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 On this day in history symon Petlyura, leader Ukraine (pogroms)
1881 On May - 05 anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine
1883 On this day in history charles Bender, only American Indian in baseball's Hall of Fame
1884 On this day in history wang Tjing-Wei, premier China (1932-35)
1885 Henri Velge, 1st chairman (Belgian Council of State) on this day in history.
1885 On this day in history lauro Rossi, composer, dies at 73
1886 The Bay View Tragedy occurs, as militia fire upon a crowd of protesters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin killing seven on May - 05.
1886 On this day in history manuel Borguno, composer
1886 On May - 05 joseph Albert, German photographer (Albertotype), dies at 61
1887 Estelle Hemsley, Boston MA on this day in history.
1889 Herbie Taylor, cricketer (prolific South African pre- & post-WWI) on May - 05.
1890 Christopher Morley, author (Kitty Foil) on this day in history.
1891 Carnegie Hall opens in NYC with Tchaikovsky as guest conductor on May - 05.
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 On May - 05 music Hall (Carnegie Hall) opens in NY, Tchaikovsky as guest conductor
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 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.
1893 Panic of 1893: Great crash on NY Stock Exchange on this day in history.
1893 On this day in history panic of 1893: Great crash on New York Stock Exchange
1894 On May - 05 kit Guard, Denmark, actor (El Diablo Rides, Kid Courageous)
1899 Freeman Gosden, Richmond Va, radio actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy) on this day in history.
1900 On May - 05 "The Billboard" began weekly publication
1900 On May - 05 charles Jewtraw, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1924)
1902 On May - 05 bret Harte, writer, dies at 65
1903 James Beard, US, culinary expert/author (Delights & Prejudices) on this day in history.
1904 Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox tossed a perfect game against the Philadelphia Americans on May - 05.
1904 Cy Young of Boston pitches perfect game against Phila A's (3-0) on May - 05.
1904 Gordon Richards, British jockey (winner of 4,870 races) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.