Historical Events In May - 05
Thursday, 22 August 2019
1983 John Williams, actor (Family Affair, Dial M for Murder), dies at 80 on this day in history.
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.
1986 Jon William Haussermann Jr, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1987 Congress begins Iran-Contra hearings on May - 05.
1987 On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1988 On May - 05 a live broadcast from the top of Mt Everest is made for the first time, by Japanese TV
1988 On this day in history eugene Antonio Marino became the first black Roman Catholic Bishop in the United States.
1988 George Rose, actor (Devil's Disciple, Hideaways), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1989 On May - 05 mike Tyson gets 2nd speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany NY
1989 On May - 05 frank Easton, cricket wicketkeeper (NSW 1933-39), dies
1990 On May - 05 paul Hogan & Linda Koslowski wed in Byron Bay, Eastern Australia
1991 William De Acutis, dies at 33 on May - 05.
1992 On this day in history country singer Tammy Wynette hospitalized with bile duct infection
1992 Ben Frommer, dies at 78 on May - 05.
1993 Balak Brahmachari, [Marxist Godman], Indies guru, dies at 73 on May - 05.
1994 On this day in history labour beats Conservatives in British local elections
1994 North-Yemen air force bombs Aden South Yemen on May - 05.
1994 On May - 05 hein Salomonson, architect, dies at about 83
1995 On this day in history last basketball game at Boston Gardens (Magic beats Celtics)
1995 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 on May - 05.
1995 On May - 05 anthony Wagner, genealogist, dies at 86
1996 On May - 05 renette Cruz, Vancouver British Columbia, wins Miss Canadian Universe
1996 Ai Qing, poet, dies at 86 on May - 05.
1997 On this day in history "Married With Children" final episode on Fox TV
1997 On this day in history iridium-1 Delta 2 Launch, Successful
2005 The United Kingdom votes in the 205 general election. The Labour Party is re-elected with a substantially reduced majority on this day in history.
2005 On May - 05 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.
2006 On this day in history fiat chairman Sergio marionne announces that the Alfa Romeo automobile brand will return to the United States in 2008, after a 13-year hiatus.
2006 On this day in history nASA astronomers announce the discovery of a storm system in the Jovian atmosphere, dubbed the Red Spot Junior.
2007 On May - 05 kenya Airways Flight KQ 507 crashes in Cameroon.
2012 On this day in history 17 people are killed and 47 missing after a flash flood in Nepal
2013 On May - 05 10 people are killed in a church attack in Njilan, Nigeria
2014 China announces it will upgrade Ethiopia's infrastructure in an effort to improve a China-Africa strategic partnership on May - 05.
2014 The World Health Organization identifies the spread of poliomyelitis in at least 10 countries as a major worldwide health emergency on May - 05.