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Historical Events In May - 05

Thursday, 22 August 2019

1962  Ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (990 runs in 14 Tests for England), dies on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Heinrich Gebhard, composer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On this day in history separatists riot in Québec  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On this day in history the first large-scale US Army ground units arrive in South Vietnam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On May - 05 stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  Willie Mays hit his 512th homerun on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On this day in history willie Mays hit home run number 512 of his career  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On this day in history stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Albert Dekker, dies of accidental suffocation at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Norman Mailer (Armies of the Night)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1969  Ben Alexander, actor (Frank Smith-Dragnet), dies at 57 on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  US performs nuclear test at Nevada test Site on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On this day in history race riot in Brownsville section of Brooklyn (NYC)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  Alice Tissot, actress (Italian Straw Hat), dies of cancer at 81 on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  Alitalia DC-8 crashes west of Palermo Sicily; killing 115 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history rev Gary David, vocalist, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history 56,800 fans paid $309,000 to see Led Zeppelin at Tampa Stadium.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Pulitzer prize awarded to Michael Shaara (Killer Angels) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Anderlecht wins 16th soccer Europe Cup II on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Train collision at Schiedam Netherlands, kills 24 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On May - 05 thomas Burnett Swann, sci-fi author (Day of Minotaur), dies at 47  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On May - 05 ludwig Erhard, German minister of Economic Affairs (CDU), dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds smacked his 3,000th major-league hit on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Alfred H H Gilligan, cricketer (4 Tests for England), dies on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Masterpiece Radio Theater begins broadcasting on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On May - 05 voyager 1 passes Jupiter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On May - 05 shirley O'Hara, actress (Wild Party), dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On May - 05 saipan and other Navy ships provided humanitarian search and rescue support operations for the vast sealift of Cuban refugees heading for the U.S. through the Florida Straits.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On May - 05 siege at Iranian Embassy in London ends; British commandos & police stormed the building  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Edmond Vandercammen, Belgian writer/poet (Grand Combat), dies at 79 on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Bobby Sands, IRA activist/terrorist dies in the 66th day of his hunger strike on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Stanley Cup New York Islanders beat Vancouver Canucks, 4 games to 0 on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Stanley Cup: New York Islanders beat Vancouver Canucks, 4 games to 0 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On May - 05 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  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  Ruprecht, Roman catholic German king was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1479  On this day in history birth of guru Amar Das, third Sikh Guru (d. 1574)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1546  Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (d. 1623) was born on May - 05.  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  On this day in history birth of jacques Danican Philidor, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 05

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0311  On this day in history gaius VM Galerius, emperor of Rome, dies at about 50  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0984  Death of Gerberga of Saxony, Queen of Western Francia on May - 05.  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  Death of King Leo II of Armenia (b. 1150) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1309  On this day in history charles II, the Lame, King of Naples (1285-1309), dies  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 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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