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Historical Events In May - 05

Thursday, 22 August 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  Premier Gerbrandy on Radio Orange tells Dutch they are liberated on May - 05.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On May - 05 pulitzer prize awarded to Robert Penn Warren (All the King's Men)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1948  Belgian Government of Spaak resigns on May - 05.  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 May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On May - 05 council of Europe established  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  On May - 05 maurice Maeterlinck, Belg playwright (Grand Fairie, Nobel 1911), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On this day in history phumiphon Abundet crowned as king Rama IX of Thailand  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  "Out of This World" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 157 perfs on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On this day in history eddie Dunn, comedian (Face to Face, Spin the Picture), dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Herman Wouk (Caine Mutiny)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history military coup by General Alfredo Stroessner in Paraguay  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  On this day in history indies parliament accept hindu-divorce  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  The musical, " Damn Yankees", opened in New York City for a successful run of 1,019 performances on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  US performs nuclear test at Nevada test Site on this day in history.  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  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 this day in history.  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 this day in history.  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 May - 05.  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 May - 05 pulitzer prize awarded to James Agee for (Death in the Family)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On this day in history sulho Ranta, composer, dies at 58  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On this day in history alan Shepard becomes first American in space (aboard Freedom 7)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1962  "West Side Story" soundtrack album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 54 weeks which is more than 20 weeks longer than any other album on May - 05.  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  On this day in history birth of king Afonso III of Portugal (d. 1279)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1352  On May - 05 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  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  On this day in history birth of philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant indiscret)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1657  On this day in history birth of jacques Danican Philidor, composer  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  Death of Gerberga of Saxony, Queen of Western Francia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1028  On this day in history alfonso V, King of Leon/Galicia (999-1028), dies in battle  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 this day in history.  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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