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 This day in History - May 1
545 Historic Events for May 1
1939

Judy Collins, Seattle Wash, singer (Send in the Clowns, Clouds)

Birth
1939

Wilhelm Normann, German chemist (harden van oli‰n), dies

Death
1939

Ray Aranha, Miami FL, actor (Nick-Married People)

Birth
1940

140 Palestinian Jews die as German planes bomb their ship

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1940

The 1940 Olympics are cancelled

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1941

German assault on Tobruk

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1941

John R Locksmith de Brown, vicar/CHU-politician, dies at 71

Death
1941

Juraj Hatrick, composer

Birth
1941

Barbara Barendrecht, [BHM Wurfbain], actress (Dirty Picture)

Birth
1941

General Mills introduces Cheerios

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1941

"Citizen Kane," directed and starring Orson Welles, premieres in NY

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1942

Radio Orange calls to defy order to wear "Jewish star"

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1942

Stephen Macht, Phila Pa, actor (Joe-Knots Landing, Cagney and Lacey)

Birth
1943

Food rationing begins in US

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1943

Joy Harmon, St Louis Mo, actress (Cool Hand Luke)

Birth
1943

1st edition of illegal "The Free Artist" appears in Amsterdam

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1943

69th Kentucky Derby: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 2:04

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1943

German plane sinks boat loaded with Palestinian Jews bound for Malta

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1943

German Wehrmacht deployed in order to break Dutch strikes

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1943

Rauter signs unofficial death sentence

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1944

Rita Coolidge, Nashville Tn, singer (Higher and Higher, We're All Alone)

Birth
1944

Surprise attack on Weteringschans Amsterdam, fails

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1944

Pulitzer prize awarded to Martin Flavin (Journey in the dark)

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1944

Messerschmitt Me 262 Sturmvogel, 1st jet bomber, makes 1st flight

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1945

Desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer, dies at 59

Death