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Historical Events In May - 01

Friday, 01 March 2024

1959  Floyd Patterson KOs Brian London in 11 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  Streetcars in Ottawa replaced by buses on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  West Germany introduces 5 day work week on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  On this day in history oscar Torp, Norwegian premier, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  CIA agent Francis Gary Powers, piloting an American U-2 reconnaissance plane, is shot down over the Soviet Union near Sverdiovsk on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  Gary Powers, in a U2 spy plane, shot down and captured by the USSR on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  India's Bombay state split into Gujarat &Maharashtra states on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  On this day in history pancho Gonzalez retires from tennis  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On May - 01 fidel Castro announces there will be no more elections in Cuba  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On May - 01 tanganyika granted full internal self-government by Britain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  The first US airplane hijacked to Cuba on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  JFK authorizes Area Redevelopment Act (ARA) on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On May - 01 the first French underground nuclear experiment in the Sahara  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  Indonesia takes control of Irian Jaya (west New Guinea) from Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  The first American (James Whittaker) conquers Mount Everest on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  On May - 01 the first BASIC program runs on a computer (Dartmouth)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  USSR launches Luna 5; later impacts on Moon on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  Leo Spies, composer, dies at 65 on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On this day in history last British concert by the Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  US troops shooting targets in Cambodia on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  On May - 01 anastasio Somoza Debayle becomes President of Nicaragua  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  Elvis Presley &Pricilla Beaulieu wed in Las Vegas on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  In Greece a 5.75-6.0 earthquake in the mountainous area of northern Arta Province, 9 were killed, 56 injured, and over 100 houses destroyed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  On this day in history jelle Zijlstra becomes president of Netherlands Bank  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Bernard Malamud (The Fixer)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  Legoland, in Denmark, opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  Harold G Nicolson, English author (English sense of humor), dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  43 Unification church couples wed in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  Pirate Radio Station 259 (England/France) begins transmitting on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  Ella Logan, actress (52nd Street, Woman Chases Man), dies at 56 on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  On May - 01 amtrak railroad begins operation  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In May - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1218  John I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257) was born on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1218  Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291) was born on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1238  On this day in history birth of magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1285  On May - 01 birth of edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1493  Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10) was born on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1545  Franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1567  Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1577  On this day in history birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In May - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1118  On May - 01 death of edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1171  On May - 01 dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1240  Death of Jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1277  Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1308  Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1447  Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on May - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1456  On this day in history hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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