Historical Events In May - 01
Friday, 01 March 2024
2006 On May - 01 the Great American Boycott takes place across the United States as marers protest for immigration rights.
2009 Same-sex marriage is legalized in Sweden on May - 01.
2009 On May - 01 bolivian dengue fever epidemic in Bolivia killing 18 people
2009 On May - 01 gujarat hepatitis outbreak in India killing 49 people
2009 Dengue fever in Queensland, Australia on May - 01.
2009 Mumps outbreaks in the 2000s in Worldwide on this day in history.
2009 10 West African meningitis outbreak in West Africa killing 1,100 people on this day in history.
2009 flu pandemic (informally called "swine flu") in Worldwide killing 151,700-575,400 people on this day in history.
2011 U.S. President Barack Obama announces that Osama bin Laden, the founder and leader of the militant group Al-Qaeda, has been killed during an American military operation in Pakistan on May - 01.
2011 Pope John Paul II is beatified by his successor, Pope Benedict XVI on May - 01.
2012 On this day in history china and Russia sign $15 billion dollar trade deal
2013 Insurgents kill 6 people in Pattani, Thailand on this day in history.
2014 On May - 01 hundreds march through Nigerian capital calling for the release of schoolgirls abducted by Islamic militants, Boko Haram, who oppose Western education
2017 On May - 01 world Snooker Championship: Briton Mark Selby defends title beating John Higgins 18-15, at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
2017 On May - 01 billy Corgan agrees to purchase theÂ National Wrestling AllianceÂ (NWA)
2018 Liverpool's Egyptian soccer forward Mohamed Salah becomes the first African to be named England Football Writers' Footballer of the Year on May - 01.
2018 Chinese authorities label British cartoon "Peppa Pig" subversive and it is removed from the Douyin video website on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history violent May Day protests in Paris by far-left Black Blocs group result in 200 arrests
2018 On this day in history scotland is the first country in the world to introduce a minimum price on alcohol
2019 On May - 01 naruhito officially succeeds his father Akihito as the Emperor of Japan after the latter abdicated due to ill health
2019 Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching his bail conditions in London on this day in history.
2019 Argentine forward Lionel Messi scores twice for his 600th goal for FC Barcelona in a 3-0 home win over Liverpool in a Champions League semi final on this day in history.
2019 On May - 01 king Vajiralongkorn of Thailand marries his personal bodyguard Suthida Tidjai - a commoner - in a surprise ceremony, making her queen consort of Thailand.
2019 Russian President Vladimir Putin signs into law a controversial "sovereign internet" bill that allows Russian authorities to better monitor internet routing and to steer Russian internet traffic away from foreign servers. Proponents of the bill say it ensures Russian internet security and decreases dependence on foreign servers while critics argue it gives new censorship powers to the government and is a part of a global trend of cyber-balkanization.May 3 - The number of deaths from the Kivu Ebola outbreak exceeds 1,000. It is the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, only surpassed by the West African Ebola virus epidemic of 2013â€“2016 on May - 01.
2020 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau announces ban on 1,500 types of assault-style weapons in response to recent Nova Scotia shooting on May - 01.
2020 Tweets by Elon Musk saying Tesla's share price is too high wipe $14 billion off the carmaker's value on this day in history.
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] The total number of recovered COVID-19 patients reaches 1 million worldwide, according to data from The Johns Hopkins University on this day in history.
2023 Geoffrey Hinton 'the Godfather of AI" resigns from Google to speak out about the dangers of AI - eliminating jobs and creating a world where many may “not be able to know what is true anymore”  on this day in history.
2023 On this day in history uS White Houses estimates Russia has lost 100,000 troops so far in 2023 invading Ukraine, with 20,000 killed. Half of those losses from Wagner mercenaries .