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 This day in History - May 1
545 Historic Events for May 1
1916

Glenn Ford, Quebec Canada, actor (Cade's County, Big Heat, Midway)

Birth
1917

Louis G "Lo" van Hensbergen, actor/author (Amsterdam Affair)

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1917

John Beradino, LA Calif, actor (Steve Hardy-General Hospital)

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1917

Danielle Darrieux, France, actress (Alexander the Great, Mayerling)

Birth
1917

Jos‚ E Rodo, Uruguayan writer (Motivos de proteo), dies

Death
1919

Dan O'Herlihy, Ireland, actor (Fail Safe, Last Starfighter, Robocop)

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1919

Alwyn Farquharson, Scottish clan-captain/large landowner

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1919

Mount Kelud (Indonesia) erupts, boiling crater lake which broke through crater wall killing 5,000 people in 104 small villages

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1920

Babe Ruth's 1st Yankee HR and 50th of career, out of Polo Grounds

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1920

Belgian-Luxembourg toll tunnel opens

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1920

Brooklyn Dodgers tie Boston Braves, 1-1, in 26 innings

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1921

12th Lord Middleton, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

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1921

Paul Daels, president (Flemish Iron Pilgrimage committee)

Birth
1921

Drusian sultan Pasja al-Atrasj elected governor of Suwayda

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1921

Louis Campbell-Tipton, composer, dies at 43

Death
1922

Charlie Robertson of Chicago pitches a perfect no-hit, no-run game

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1923

Joseph Heller, Bkln NY, novelist (Catch-22, 1963 Arts and Letters Award)

Birth
1924

Terry Southern, writer

Birth
1924

August Cuppens, Flemish author (Limburgs Driemanschap), dies at 62

Death
1924

Admiral Paul Koundouri¢tis becomes president of Greece

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1924

Enrico Josif, composer

Birth
1924

Patricia Roberts Harris, 1st US black woman cabinet member

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1924

Earl George, composer

Birth
1925

Chuck Bednarik, Penn, NFL hall of fame center/linebacker (Phila)

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1925

Malcolm Scott Carpenter, Boulder Colo, astronaut (Mercury 7-Aurora 7)

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