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Historical Events In May - 05

Thursday, 25 April 2019

1924  On this day in history unions terminate Twentse textile strike  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, Buenos Aires, director (Monday's Child) on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On May - 05 john T Scopes arrested for teaching evolution in Tennessee  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On this day in history yankee Everett Scott is benched, ending his 1,307-game playing streak  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  Monica Lewis, actress (Box Office) on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Sinclair Lewis refuses his Pulitzer Prize for "Arrowsmith" on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Geldrop soccer team forms on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Ann B Davis, Schenectady NY, actress (Bob Cummings Show, Brady Bunch) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On this day in history dmitri Sjostakovitch' 1st Symphony, premieres in Berlin  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On this day in history charles Boissevain, editor in chief (General Trade 1885-1908), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1930  Bradman scores 185 Australia vs Leicestershire, 317 minutes, 16 fours on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  The first woman to fly solo from England to Australia takes-off (Amy Johnson) on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  1st woman to fly solo from Engl to Australia takes-off (Amy Johnson) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Japan & China sign a peace treaty on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  60th Kentucky Derby: Mack Garner aboard Cavalcade wins in 2:04 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  On May - 05 jessie Owens of the US, sets then long jump record at 26' 8"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  On this day in history jessie Owens of US, sets then long jump record at 26' 8½"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  Edward Ravenscroft patents screw-on bottle cap with a pour lip on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  Italian troops occupy Addis Ababa on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  Phillies Harold Kelleher faces 16 batters in 6th, as Cubs score 12 runs, both marks are NL records off one hurler in a single inning on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  Flash floods kill 75 in Northeast Kentucky on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Norwegian Government in exile forms in London on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On this day in history norwegian govt in exile forms in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Emperor Haile Selassie returns to Addis Ababa on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  2 Fokker's employees flee Nazi occupied Netherlands to England on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On May - 05 battle of Coral Sea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  British assault on Diego Suarez Madagascar on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  US begins rationing sugar during WWII on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  Postmaster General Frank C Walker invents Postal Zone System on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  Gandhi freed from prison on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history russian offensive against Sebastopol Krim  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Denmark liberated from Nazi control on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On May - 05 germans surrender in Norway  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history mauthausen Concentration camp liberated  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  On this day in history birth of king Afonso III of Portugal (d. 1279)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1352  Ruprecht, Roman catholic German king was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1479  Guru Amar Das, third Sikh Guru (d. 1574) was born on May - 05.  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  Emmanuel-Philibert van Lalaing, baron of Montigny/marquis of Renty was born on this day in history.  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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0311  Gaius VM Galerius, emperor of Rome, dies at about 50 on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0984  On May - 05 death of gerberga of Saxony, Queen of Western Francia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1028  Alfonso V, King of Leon/Galicia (999-1028), dies in battle on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1194  Kazimierz II, the Justified, grand duke of Poland (1177-94), dies on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1219  Death of King Leo II of Armenia (b. 1150) on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1504  Anton of Burgundy, the Great Bastard, knight, dies at about 82 on this day in history.  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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