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 This day in History - May 1
545 Historic Events for May 1
1889

Bayer introduces aspirin in powder form (Germany)

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1889

1st International Workers Day, according to 2nd International

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1891

Cy Young pitches 1st game played in Cleveland's League Park Cleveland Spiders 12, Cincinnati Redlegs 3

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1892

Howard Barlow, Plain City Ohio, conductor (Voice of Firestone)

Birth
1892

Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89

Death
1892

US Quarantine Station opens on Angel Island, SF Bay

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1893

World Columbian Exposition opens in Chicago

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1895

Leo Sowerby, Grand Rapids Michigan, composer (Pulitzer 1946)

Birth
1896

Nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65

Death
1898

Eugene R Black, US, Pres of World Bank (1953-62)

Birth
1898

George Dewey commands, "You may fire when you are ready, Gridley" as US route Spanish fleet at Manila

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1898

Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81

Death
1899

J¢n Leifs, Iceland, composer/conductor

Birth
1900

Mih ly von Munk csy, [Michael von Lieb], German painter, dies at 56

Death
1900

Premature blast collapses mine tunnel killing 200 at Scofield, Utah

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1900

Roermond soccer team forms in Roermond

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1900

Ignazio Silone, Italy, novelist/politician (Bread and Wine)

Birth
1901

Pan-American Exposition opens in Buffalo

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1901

Herb McFarland hit 1st grand slam in American League

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1901

Detroit Tigers commit 12 errors against Chicago White Sox

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1902

John Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85

Death
1903

Luigi Arditi, violist/composer, dies at 80

Death
1903

Arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores and Biographies"), dies

Death
1904

Anton¡n Dvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62

Death
1905

Leila Hyams, NYC, actress (Big House, Ruggles of Red Gap)

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