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 This day in History - May 5
406 Historic Events for May 5
1927

Pat Carroll, Shrevport La, comedienne/actress (Make Room for Daddy)

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1927

Sid O'Linn, cricketer (soccer for S Africa 1947, cricket 1960)

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1927

Dmitri Sjostakovitch' 1st Symphony, premieres in Berlin

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1929

John S Ragin, Newark NJ, actor (Dr Astin-Quincy ME)

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1930

1st woman to fly solo from Engl to Australia takes-off (Amy Johnson)

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1930

Bradman scores 185* Aust v Leicestershire, 317 mins, 16 fours

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1930

Michael James Adams, USAF pilot (X-15)

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1932

Will Hutchins, Atwater Calif, actor (Sugarfoot, Hey Landlord)

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1932

Japan and China sign a peace treaty

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1932

Aurel Stroe, composer

Birth
1934

60th Kentucky Derby: Mack Garner aboard Cavalcade wins in 2:04

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1935

Jessie Owens of US, sets then long jump record at 26' 8¬"

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1935

Douglas Marland, West Sand Lake NY, soap opera writer (Gen Hospital)

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1936

Edward Ravenscroft patents screw-on bottle cap with a pour lip

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1936

Italian troops occupy Addis Ababa

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1937

Robert O "Rob" van Gennep, Dutch publisher (Guevara, Gorz, MandŠl)

Birth
1937

Rob Van Gennep, publisher

Birth
1938

Phillies Harold Kelleher faces 16 batters in 6th, as Cubs score 12 runs, both marks are NL records off one hurler in a single inning

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1938

Jerzy Skolimowski, Warsaw Poland, director (Hands Up, Deep End)

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1938

Johnnie Taylor, US gospel singer (I Believe in You)

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1938

Michael Murphy, LA CA, actor (McCabe and Mrs Miller, Unmarried Woman)

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1939

Flash floods kill 75 in Northeast Kentucky

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1939

James R Jones, (Rep-D-OK, 1973- )

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1940

Eric Burdon, rock singer (House of Rising Sun-Animals, War)

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1940

Norwegian govt in exile forms in London

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