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 This day in History - May 2
386 Historic Events for May 2
1955

Ian Callen, cricketer (one Test Australia v India 1978, six wickets)

Birth
1955

Joe Callis, rocker

Birth
1955

Jay Osmond, rocker (Osmond Brothers)

Birth
1955

India poses discrimination "onaanraakbaren" punishable

Event
1955

Pulitzer prize awarded Tennessee Williams for (Cat on Hot Tin Roof)

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1956

US Methodist church disallows race separation

Event
1956

US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus

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1957

Joseph McCarthy, commie hunting senator (R-Wisc), dies at 47

Death
1957

Tadeusz Zygfryd Kassern, composer, dies at 53

Death
1957

Domonic L Pudwill Gorie, Lake Charles LA, USN/astronaut (sk: STS-91)

Birth
1958

Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89

Death
1958

Yanks threaten to broadcast games nationwide if NL goes ahead with plans to broadcast, games into NYC

Event
1958

Kim Jones, Sonoma Calif, 5k runner

Birth
1959

Brian Tochi, LA Calif, actor (Dr Alan Poe-St Elsewhere, Renegades)

Birth
1959

85th Kentucky Derby: Bill Shoemaker aboard Tomy Lee wins in 2:02.2

Event
1959

Yrl” Henrik Kilpinen, Finnish composer, dies at 67

Death
1960

Harry Belafonte 2nd Carnegie Hall performance

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1960

Caryl Chessman, rapist executed after 12 years of appeals at 39

Death
1960

House investigating committee, looking into payola questions

Event
1960

"American Bandstand's" Dick Clark

Event
1960

Ravi Ratnayeke, cricketer (Sri Lankan pace bowler and opening batsman)

Birth
1960

Pulitzer prize awarded to Al Drury (Advice and Consent)

Event
1961

Peter Doohan, Australia, tennis star

Birth
1961

Doctor Robert, [Bruce R Howard], rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)

Birth
1961

J C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies

Death