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 This day in History - May 1
545 Historic Events for May 1
1925

Cyprus becomes a British Crown Colony

Event
1925

A's Jimmie Foxx, 17, 1st game; he pinch-hits a single

Event
1926

British coal-miners go on strike

Event
1926

Satchel Paige makes pitching debut in Negro Southern League

Event
1926

Brooklyn Dodgers and Boston Braves deadlock at 1-1 in 26 innings

Event
1926

Nicolaus Adriani, translator (Middle-Celebes Language), dies at 60

Death
1927

Harry Belafonte, calypso singer (Banana Boat Song)

Birth
1927

Israr Ali, cricket pace bowler (Pakistani in 4 Tests 1952-59)

Birth
1927

Lord Bathurst, English earl/large landowner/multi-millionaire

Birth
1927

William Mitchell Byers, musician

Birth
1927

Greta Andersen, Denmark, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948)

Birth
1927

1st British airliner to serve cooked meals (Imperial Airways)

Event
1927

Roland Verhavert, Flemish screen writer (Sea Gulls Die in the Harbor)

Birth
1927

Netherlands beats Belgium 3-2 in soccer match in Amsterdam

Event
1927

Panningen soccer team forms in Panningen

Event
1928

6 children die and 10 injured by hailstones in Klausenburg, Romania

Event
1928

Pitcairn Airlines (later Eastern) begins service

Event
1928

Rotterdam soccer team Black White '28 forms

Event
1928

Lei Day begun (a Hawaiian celebration)

Event
1928

Drunken fascist Erich Wichman attacks VARA-radio transmitter

Event
1928

Raoul Servais, Belgian cartoonist/pres (l'ASIFA)

Birth
1929

Farm workers strike begins in East-Groningen

Event
1929

Brooklyn's Johnny Finn sets 100 yard sack race in 14.4 seconds

Event
1929

Sonny James, [James Loden], Hackelburg AL, rocker (Young Love)

Birth
1929

Sonny Ramadhin, cricket spin bowler (great WI)

Birth