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 This day in History - May 1
545 Historic Events for May 1
1929

Police kill 19 Mayday demonstrators in Berlin

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1930

Little Walter, [Marion Walter Jacobs], rocker

Birth
1930

Bradman scores 236 Aust v Worcs, his 1st f-class innings in Eng

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1930

Ollie Matson, NFL halfback (Cardinals, Rams, Lions, Eagles)

Birth
1931

Norway claims Peter I Island

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1931

Empire State Building opens in NYC

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1931

Singer Kate Smith begins her long-running radio program on CBS

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1932

1st Suriname union congress at Paramaribo

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1932

Paul Doumer, Pres France (1931-32), assassin by Russia's Paul Gargalov

Death
1933

Uwe Greámann, writer

Birth
1934

Alette Beaujon, Cura‡aos poet (Gedichten on the Bay and Elsewhere)

Birth
1934

Alexander Alexandrovich Davidenko, composer, dies at 35

Death
1934

Water state kingdom dismisses NSB-leader Anton Mussert

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1934

Philippine legislature accepts US proposal for independence

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1934

Austria signs pact with Vatican

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1935

Canada's 1st silver dollar is circulated

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1935

Boulder Dam completed

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1936

FBI's J Edgar Hoover arrests Alvin Karpis

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1936

Emperor Haile Selassie leaves Ethiopia as Italian invades

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1937

Bo Nilsson, Swedish composer (Doppelspiel)

Birth
1937

Snitz Edwards, actor (Phantom of the Opera, College), dies at 75

Death
1937

FDR signs act of neutrality

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1939

Max Robinson, Richmond VA, black news anchor (ABC Evening News)

Birth
1939

Pulitzer Prize awarded to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (Yearling)

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1939

Batman comics hit street

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