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 This day in History - May 1
545 Historic Events for May 1
1905

Nikolai Tikhonov, Soviet PM (1980-85)

Birth
1906

Phillie's John Lush no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 6-0

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1907

Indian Mine Laws passes (concessions from Neth-Indies)

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1907

Belgium govt of De Trooz forms

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1907

Jan Pauw, CEO (Aruban Theater Group)

Birth
1908

Giovanni Guareschi, Italian writer (Don Camillo, Peppone)

Birth
1908

World's most intense shower (2.47" in 3 minutes) at Portobelo Panama

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1909

Janis Ritsos, writer

Birth
1909

George Melachrino, composer

Birth
1909

Yannis Ritsos, Greek poet

Birth
1909

Netherlands begins unity with Belgium

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1909

Kate Smith, Virg, singer (God Bless America)/Phila Flyer luck charm

Birth
1909

Ethel Jane Cain, original UK Speaking Clock voice

Birth
1910

Cliff Battles, Akron Oh, NFL hall of famer (Braves, Redskins)

Birth
1912

Beverly Hills Hotel opens

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1912

Amsterdam-North soccer team DWV forms

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1912

Anna Pollak, mezzo-soprano

Birth
1912

Felipe Padilla de Leon, composer

Birth
1913

Longacre Theater opens at 220 W 48th St NYC

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1913

Walter Susskind, Praha (Prague) Czechoslovakia, conductor

Birth
1914

China's 1st president Yuan Shikai wins dictatorial qualification

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1915

German submarine sinks US ship Gulflight

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1915

British Lusitania leaves NY, for Liverpool

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1916

Jack Paar, Canton Ohio, TV host (Jack Paar Show)

Birth
1916

Jane Jacobs, Scranton, Pa, urbanologist

Birth