Today in History, English
Today in History, English


IDTimeCategoryEvent
50371May.01Death2014 – Kōji Yada, Japanese voice actor (b. 1933)
50372May.01Death2015 – Stephen Milburn Anderson, American director and screenwriter (b. 1948)
50373May.01Death2015 – Pete Brown, American golfer (b. 1935)
50374May.01Death2015 – Geoff Duke, English-Manx motorcycle racer (b. 1923)
50375May.01Death2015 – Vafa Guluzade, Azerbaijani political scientist, academic, and diplomat (b. 1940)
50376May.01Death2015 – María Elena Velasco, Mexican actress, singer, director, and screenwriter (b. 1940)
50377May.01Death2015 – Grace Lee Whitney, American actress and singer (b. 1930)
50378May.01Holiday and observanceArmed Forces Day (Mauritania)
50379May.01Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:AndeolusAugustin Schoeffler, Jean-Louis Bonnard (part of Vietnamese Martyrs)Blessed Klymentiy Sheptytsky (Ukrainian Greek Catholic ChurchBriocJames the LessJoseph the Worker (Roman Catholic)MarcoufPhilip the ApostleRichard PampuriSigis
50380May.01Holiday and observanceConstitution Day (Argentina]
50381May.01Holiday and observanceConstitution Day (Latvia)
50382May.01Holiday and observanceConstitution Day (Marshall Islands)
50383May.01Holiday and observanceCommemoration of the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat following the foundation of Samyukta Maharashtra Samiti (India):Gujarat DayMaharashtra Day
50384May.01Holiday and observanceEarliest day on which Mother's Day can fall, while May 7 is the latest celebrated on the first Monday in May. (Samoa)
50385May.01Holiday and observanceEarliest day on which Mother's Day can fall, while May 7 is the latest celebrated on the first Sunday in May. (Hong Kong, Hungary, Lithuania, Mozambique, Portugal, Spain, Romania)
50386May.01Holiday and observanceEarliest day on which National Day of Prayer can fall, while May 7 is the latest celebrated on the first Thursday in May. (United States)
50387May.01Holiday and observanceEarliest day on which World Asthma Day can fall, while May 7 is the latest celebrated on the first Tuesday in May. (International)
50388May.01Holiday and observanceInternational Sunflower Guerrilla Gardening Day (guerilla gardeners)
50389May.01Holiday and observanceInternational Workers' Day or Labour Day (International), and its related observances:Earliest day on which Labour Day can fall, while May 7 is the latest celebrated on the first Monday of May. (Barbados, Dominica)EuroMayDay (Western Europe)Law Day (Unite
50390May.01Holiday and observanceLei Day (Hawaii)
50391May.01Holiday and observanceMay Day (beginning of Summer) observances in the Northern hemisphere (see April 30):Beltane (Ireland, Scotland, Isle of Man, Celtic neopagans and Wiccans in the Northern hemisphere)Earliest day on which Beltane can fall, while May 7 is the latest celebrat
50392May.02Event1194 – King Richard I of England gives Portsmouth its first Royal Charter.
50393May.02Event1230 – William de Braose is hanged by Prince Llywelyn the Great.
50394May.02Event1335 – Otto the Merry, Duke of Austria, becomes Duke of Carinthia.
50395May.02Event1536 – Anne Boleyn, Queen of England, is arrested and imprisoned on charges of adultery, incest, treason and witchcraft.
50396May.02Event1559 – John Knox returns from exile to Scotland to become the leader of the nascent Scottish Reformation.
50397May.02Event1568 – Mary, Queen of Scots, escapes from Loch Leven Castle.
50398May.02Event1611 – The King James Bible is published for the first time in London, England, by printer Robert Barker.
50399May.02Event1670 – King Charles II of England grants a permanent charter to the Hudson's Bay Company to open up the fur trade in North America.
50400May.02Event1672 – John Maitland becomes Duke of Lauderdale and Earl of March.

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