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Historical Events In May - 05

Thursday, 25 April 2019

1945  On May - 05 netherlands was liberated by the Canadian Forces from the Germans in second world war  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history premier Gerbrandy on Radio Orange tells Dutch they are liberated  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On May - 05 uprising against SS-occupying troops in Prague  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  Mississippi Valley flooding kills 16 & causes $850 million in damage on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  Pulitzer prize awarded to Robert Penn Warren (All the King's Men) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  Mississippi Valley flooding kills 16 & causes $850M in damage on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On May - 05 belgian Government of Spaak resigns  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history the first air squadron of jets aboard a carrier  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  1st air squadron of jets aboard a carrier on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  Council of Europe established on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1949  Council of Europe forms on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  Maurice Maeterlinck, Belg playwright (Grand Fairie, Nobel 1911), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  Phumiphon Abundet crowned as king Rama IX of Thailand on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  "Out of This World" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 157 perfs on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  Eddie Dunn, comedian (Face to Face, Spin the Picture), dies at 54 on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On May - 05 pulitzer prize awarded to Herman Wouk (Caine Mutiny)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  Military coup by General Alfredo Stroessner in Paraguay on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  "Damn Yankees" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 1022 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Indies parliament accept hindu-divorce on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On this day in history the musical, " Damn Yankees", opened in New York City for a successful run of 1,019 performances.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  US performs nuclear test at Nevada test Site on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  West Germany granted full sovereignty by 3 occupying powers on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On this day in history the first runner to break the four-minute mile within the United States was Jim Bailey and he was clocked at a speedy 3 58.6 in Los Angeles, CA.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  World championships of judo are first held, in Tokyo on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Charles R Gallas, lexicographer (French Dictionary), dies at 88 on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  The first runner to break the four-minute mile within the United States was Jim Bailey and he was clocked at a speedy 3:58.6 in Los Angeles, CA on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Adolf Schärf elected President of Austria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On this day in history mikhail Fabianovich Gnesin, composer, dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to James Agee for (Death in the Family)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On May - 05 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On May - 05 sulho Ranta, composer, dies at 58  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On May - 05 alan Shepard becomes first American in space (aboard Freedom 7)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On May - 05 alan Shepard becomes the first American into space  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On this day in history "West Side Story" soundtrack album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 54 weeks which is more than 20 weeks longer than any other album  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0867  On this day in history birth of uda, Emperor of Japan (d. 931)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1210  King Afonso III of Portugal (d. 1279) was born on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1352  On this day in history birth of ruprecht, Roman catholic German king  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  Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  On this day in history 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 May - 05.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0984  On this day in history 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  On this day in history kazimierz II, the Justified, grand duke of Poland (1177-94), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1219  On this day in history death of king Leo II of Armenia (b. 1150)  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 May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1525  On May - 05 frederik III, the Wise, ruler of Saxon (1486-1525), dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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