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 This day in History - May 5
406 Historic Events for May 5
1919

George London, Montreal Canada, bass-baritone (Monterone-Rigoleto)

Birth
1920

German-Latvian peace treaty signed

Event
1920

US Pres Wilson makes Communist Labor Party illegal

Event
1920

Polish troops occupy Kiev

Event
1920

John Hidalgo Moya, architect/designer (Skylon)

Birth
1921

Alfred H Fried, Austrian/German pacifist (Nobel 1911), dies

Death
1921

1st ranger for Cleveland Metroparks hired

Event
1921

Sonja Oosterman, Dutch singer (Marketensters)

Birth
1921

Miniature newspaper published (Brighton Gazette 10 x 13 cm)

Event
1922

Phil Gordon, Meridian Miss, singer/actor (Jasper-Bev Hillbillies)

Birth
1922

Construction begins on Yankee Stadium (Bronx)

Event
1922

Jay D Miller, record producer

Birth
1923

Godfrey Quigley, actor (Barry Lyndon, Educating Rita, Rooney)

Birth
1924

Theo Olof, German/Neth violinist/prodigy/concert master

Birth
1924

Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, Buenos Aires, director (Monday's Child)

Birth
1924

Unions terminate Twentse textile strike

Event
1925

John T Scopes arrested for teaching evolution in Tennessee

Event
1925

Ty Cobb goes 6 for 6, (16 total bases)

Event
1925

Monica Lewis, actress (Box Office)

Birth
1925

Yankee Everett Scott is benched, ending his 1,307-game playing streak

Event
1926

Sinclair Lewis refuses his Pulitzer Prize for "Arrowsmith"

Event
1926

Ann B Davis, Schenectady NY, actress (Bob Cummings Show, Brady Bunch)

Birth
1926

Geldrop soccer team forms

Event
1927

Charles Boissevain, editor in chief (General Trade 1885-1908), dies

Death
1927

Charles Rosen, NYC, pianist/musicologist (Sonata Forms)

Birth