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 This day in History - May 2
386 Historic Events for May 2
1940

Bryan Davis, cricketer (bro of Charlie WI batsman v Australia 1965)

Birth
1940

Sari van Heemskerck Pillis-Duvekot, Dutch MP (VVD)

Birth
1941

Jules Wijdenbosch, premier Suriname

Birth
1941

Ted Williams lowest average (.308) in year he hit over .400

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1941

Nazi occupied Netherlands layoff Jewish journalists

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1941

Martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler's deputy

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1941

FCC approves regular scheduled coml TV broadcasts to begin July 1

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1942

68th Kentucky Derby: Wayne D Wright aboard Shut Out wins in 2:04.4

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1942

Japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma

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1943

German troops vacate Jefna Tunisia

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1944

WABD (WNEW, now WNYW) TV channel 5 in NYC (DUM/MET/FOX) 1st broadcast

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1944

F Innerhofer, writer

Birth
1944

John Verity, rocker (Argent)

Birth
1945

Bianca P‚rez Morena de Macias Jagger, Nicaragua, model/Mick's ex-wife

Birth
1945

Bob Henrit, English pop drummer (Kinks-Waterloo Sunset)

Birth
1945

Goldy McJohn, rocker (Steppenwolf)

Birth
1945

Randy Cain, US soul singer (4 Gents/Delfonics)

Birth
1945

Allies occupy Wismar

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1945

Dutch Queen Wilhelmina and Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen

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1945

German Army in Italy surrenders

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1945

Russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders

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1945

Yugoslav troops occupy Trieste

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1945

Martin Bormann, propoganda minister for Hitler, dies

Death
1945

Robert Henrit, England, rocker (Argent)

Birth
1946

Prisoners revolt at Alcatraz, 5 die

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