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 This day in History - May 1
545 Historic Events for May 1
1967

Pulitzer prize awarded to Bernard Malamud (Fixer)

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1967

Anastasio Somoza Debayle becomes president of Nicaragua

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1967

Elvis Presley and Pricilla Beaulieu wed

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1967

Jelle Zijlstra becomes president of Netherlands Bank

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1967

Yael Arad, Israel, Women's half middleweight judoka (Oly-1996)

Birth
1968

Anton Scheutjens, soccer player (Roda JC)

Birth
1968

Harold G Nicolson, English author (English sense of humor), dies at 71

Death
1968

Mark Scott, Paramus NJ, rock drummer (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)

Birth
1968

Lisa Campbell, Victoria Australia, badminton player (Olympics-96)

Birth
1968

"Ben Franklin in Paris" closes at Lunt Fontanne NYC after 215 perfs

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1968

Phillies J Boozer is ejected for throwing spitballs during his warmup

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1969

Houston Don Wilson 2nd no-hitter beats Cin Reds, 4-0

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1969

Leonard Tose buys NFL Philadelphia Eagles for $16,155,000

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1969

George Parker, cricketer (2 Tests for S Afr 1924), dies

Death
1969

43 Unification church couples wed in NYC

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1969

Pirate Radio Station 259 (England/France) begins transmitting

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1969

Carrie Stevens, Buffalo NY, playmate (June 1997)

Birth
1969

Bryan Marchment, Scarborough, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)

Birth
1969

Billy Owens, NBA forward/guard (Sacramento Kings)

Birth
1969

Ella Logan, actress (52nd Street, Woman Chases Man), dies at 56

Death
1970

Alundis Brice, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)

Birth
1970

Damon Diletti, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Oly-silver-92, 96)

Birth
1970

Allen DeGraffenreid, WLAF wide receiver (Scotland Claymores)

Birth
1970

Alex Van Pelt, NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills)

Birth
1971

97th Kentucky Derby: Gustavo Avila on Canonero II wins in 2:03.2

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