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 This day in History - May 1
545 Historic Events for May 1
1945

Admiral Karl Doenitz forms German government

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1945

Australian and Dutch troops lands on Tarakan

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1945

General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms

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1945

Radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WW II

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1945

Seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg

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1945

900 occupiers of Demmin Vorpommeren, commit suicide

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1945

Soviet army reach Rostock

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1945

Paul Josef Goebbels, Nazi minister on propoganda, commits suicide

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1946

Bruce Robinson, actor (Story of Adele H)

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1946

Jerry Weiss, NYC, rocker (Blood Sweat and Tears)

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1946

Edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer, dies at 71

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1946

Tony Ashton, rocker

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1946

Valentin Muratov, USSR, floor exercise gymnist (Olympic-gold-1956)

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1946

Joanna Lumley, Kashmir India, actress (Abs Fab, OHM's Secret Service)

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1946

Fieldmarshal Montgomery appointed British supreme commander

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1946

Nick Fortune, [Nicholas Fortuna], rock bassist (Buckinghams Chicago)

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1946

Percy William Whitlock, composer, dies at 42

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1946

Mrs Emma Clarissa Clement named "American Mother of Year"

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1947

Ghulam Abbas, cricketer (scored 12 and 0 in only Test for Pakistan 1967)

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1947

Carlos Ward, rocker (B T Express)

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1947

Cleve Indians abandon League Park to play all games at Municipal Stad

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1947

Lt General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA

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1947

Radar for coml and private planes 1st demonstrated

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1947

Rear Admiral Roscoe H Hillenkoetter, USN, becomes 3th director of CIA

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1947

Sanner, leader of Norger blood bath, executed

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