Historical Events In May - 05
Thursday, 25 April 2019
1983 John Williams, actor (Family Affair, Dial M for Murder), dies at 80 on May - 05.
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 May - 05.
1986 On this day in history jon William Haussermann Jr, composer, dies at 76
1987 On this day in history congress begins Iran-Contra hearings
1987 On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1988 A live broadcast from the top of Mt Everest is made for the first time, by Japanese TV on May - 05.
1988 Eugene Antonio Marino became the first black Roman Catholic Bishop in the United States on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history george Rose, actor (Devil's Disciple, Hideaways), dies at 68
1989 Mike Tyson gets 2nd speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany NY on this day in history.
1989 Frank Easton, cricket wicketkeeper (NSW 1933-39), dies on this day in history.
1990 Paul Hogan & Linda Koslowski wed in Byron Bay, Eastern Australia on this day in history.
1991 William De Acutis, dies at 33 on this day in history.
1992 Country singer Tammy Wynette hospitalized with bile duct infection on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history ben Frommer, dies at 78
1993 On this day in history balak Brahmachari, [Marxist Godman], Indies guru, dies at 73
1994 On this day in history labour beats Conservatives in British local elections
1994 On this day in history north-Yemen air force bombs Aden South Yemen
1994 Hein Salomonson, architect, dies at about 83 on May - 05.
1995 On May - 05 last basketball game at Boston Gardens (Magic beats Celtics)
1995 On May - 05 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.
1995 Anthony Wagner, genealogist, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history renette Cruz, Vancouver British Columbia, wins Miss Canadian Universe
1996 Ai Qing, poet, dies at 86 on May - 05.
1997 "Married With Children" final episode on Fox TV on this day in history.
1997 Iridium-1 Delta 2 Launch, Successful on this day in history.
2005 On May - 05 the United Kingdom votes in the 205 general election. The Labour Party is re-elected with a substantially reduced majority.
2005 On this day in history 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 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.
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 17 people are killed and 47 missing after a flash flood in Nepal on May - 05.
2013 On May - 05 10 people are killed in a church attack in Njilan, Nigeria
2014 On this day in history china announces it will upgrade Ethiopia's infrastructure in an effort to improve a China-Africa strategic partnership
2014 On May - 05 the World Health Organization identifies the spread of poliomyelitis in at least 10 countries as a major worldwide health emergency.