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Historical Events In May - 05

Sunday, 17 February 2019

1983  On May - 05 john Williams, actor (Family Affair, Dial M for Murder), dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  The first husband and wife team to win a major marathon, Ken and Lisa Maratin, won over $50,000 for their first-place finishes in the Pittsburgh Marathon on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history jon William Haussermann Jr, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On May - 05 congress begins Iran-Contra hearings  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  A live broadcast from the top of Mt Everest is made for the first time, by Japanese TV on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Eugene Antonio Marino became the first black Roman Catholic Bishop in the United States on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  George Rose, actor (Devil's Disciple, Hideaways), dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history mike Tyson gets 2nd speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany NY  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Frank Easton, cricket wicketkeeper (NSW 1933-39), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1990  On May - 05 paul Hogan & Linda Koslowski wed in Byron Bay, Eastern Australia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  William De Acutis, dies at 33 on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On May - 05 country singer Tammy Wynette hospitalized with bile duct infection  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Ben Frommer, dies at 78 on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Balak Brahmachari, [Marxist Godman], Indies guru, dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On May - 05 labour beats Conservatives in British local elections  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  North-Yemen air force bombs Aden South Yemen on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On May - 05 hein Salomonson, architect, dies at about 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  Last basketball game at Boston Gardens (Magic beats Celtics) on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On this day in history official CN opening ceremony for a new tunnel between Sarnia, Ont and Port Huron, MI. The tunnel can handle full height double stack container cars.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  Anthony Wagner, genealogist, dies at 86 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  On May - 05 renette Cruz, Vancouver British Columbia, wins Miss Canadian Universe  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  Ai Qing, poet, dies at 86 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  "Married With Children" final episode on Fox TV on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  Iridium-1 Delta 2 Launch, Successful on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  On May - 05 the United Kingdom votes in the 205 general election. The Labour Party is re-elected with a substantially reduced majority.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  Two homemade bombs explode outside the British consulate in New York, USA.2006 NASA astronomers announce the discovery of a storm system in the Jovian atmosphere, dubbed the Red Spot Junior on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  Fiat chairman Sergio marionne announces that the Alfa Romeo automobile brand will return to the United States in 2008, after a 13-year hiatus on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  NASA astronomers announce the discovery of a storm system in the Jovian atmosphere, dubbed the Red Spot Junior on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  Kenya Airways Flight KQ 507 crashes in Cameroon on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  On May - 05 17 people are killed and 47 missing after a flash flood in Nepal  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  10 people are killed in a church attack in Njilan, Nigeria on May - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2014  On May - 05 china announces it will upgrade Ethiopia's infrastructure in an effort to improve a China-Africa strategic partnership  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2014  On May - 05 the World Health Organization identifies the spread of poliomyelitis in at least 10 countries as a major worldwide health emergency.  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  King Afonso III of Portugal (d. 1279) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1352  Ruprecht, Roman catholic German king was born on May - 05.  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  On this day in history birth of thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (d. 1623)  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 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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0311  On May - 05 gaius VM Galerius, emperor of Rome, dies at about 50  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0984  On May - 05 death of gerberga of Saxony, Queen of Western Francia  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 this day in history.  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 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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