Historical Events In May - 09
Sunday, 28 May 2023
1926 On this day in history richard Byrd &Floyd Bennett make first flight over North Pole
1926 Richard Byrd & Floyd Bennett make 1st flight over North Pole on this day in history.
1926 Alistair MacFarlane, principal (Heriot-Watt University England) on this day in history.
1926 Joseph Mallaby Dent, publisher, dies on May - 09.
1927 On this day in history australian Parliament first convenes in new capital, Canberra
1927 On this day in history 53rd Preakness: Whitey Abel aboard Bostonian wins in 2:01.6
1927 On May - 09 john McDermott, Lord Justice of Appeal (Northern Ireland)
1927 Tommy Routledge, cricketer (4 Tests for S Africa 1892-96), dies on May - 09.
1928 Barbara Ann Scott, Ottawa Ontario, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history constantin Dimitrescu, composer, dies at 81
1929 NY Giant Carl Hubbell no-hits Pitts Pirates on this day in history.
1929 Anthony Lloyd, Lord Justice of Appeal on May - 09.
1930 On May - 09 56th Preakness: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:00.6
1930 On May - 09 joan Sims, actress (Carry on Behind, Carry on Cleo)
1931 On this day in history 57th Preakness: George Ellis aboard Mate wins in 1:59
1931 On May - 09 vance DeVoe Brand, Longmont Co, astro (Apollo 18, STS-5, 41B, 35)
1931 On this day in history a[lbert] A[braham] Michelson, US physicist (1907 Nobel), dies at 78
1932 On May - 09 piccadilly Circus, first lit by electricity
1932 58th Preakness: Eugene James aboard Burgoo King wins in 1:59.8 on May - 09.
1932 On May - 09 conrad Hunte, cricketer (great West Indian opener 1958-66)
1933 On May - 09 spanish anarchists call for general strike
1934 The birth of Alan Bennett, English playwright and actor on May - 09.
1934 On May - 09 bradman out for a Cricket duck against Cambridge University!
1936 First KLM airplane to land on Bonaire on May - 09.
1936 Italy takes Addis Ababa, annexing Abyssinia (Ethiopia) on this day in history.
1936 On this day in history the birth of Albert Finney, Actor
1936 1st KLM airplane to land on Bonaire on May - 09.
1937 Reds beat Phillies 21-10 (Ernie Lombardi goes 6 for 6) on this day in history.
1937 Walter Mittelholzer, Swiss aviation pioneer, dies in crash at 43 on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history catholic church beatified the first Native American, Kateri Tekakwitha
1939 On May - 09 catholic church beatified the 1st Native American, Kateri Tekakwitha
1940 On May - 09 the RAF begins night bombing raids on targest in Germany
1941 On May - 09 english Army breaks German spy codes
1942 68th Preakness: Basil James aboard Alsab wins in 1:57 on this day in history.
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