May 01 in History – What happened on 01 May in Past

✅ Published on May 1st, 2021 in May in History

01 May - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on May 01, the day number in a year is 121 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 122. May 01 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

May 01 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
880The Nea Ekklesia church in Constantinople was consecrated, and went on to set the model for all later cross-in-square Orthodox Churches.
1576Stephen Báthory and Anna Jagiellon were crowned as the electe rulers of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.
1707Under the terms of the Acts of Union, the Kingdoms of England and Scotland merged to form the Kingdom of Great Britain, a single kingdom encompassing the entire island of Great Britain with a single parliament and government based in Westminster.
1711Austria signs peace with Karel-Hungarian rebellion
1715Persia declared war with Sweden.
1726Voltaire began exile in England.
1753Carl Linnaeus published his Species Plantarum, which, with hisearlier work Systema Naturae, is considered the beginning of modernbotanical nomenclature.
1753The publication of the species plantarum by Linnaeus, and the formal date of plant classification adopted by the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature began.
1776The Order of the Illuminati, a secret society, was founded byAdam Weishaupt and Adolph von Knigge in Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany.
1778American Revolution: The Battle of the Crooked Billet began in Hetborough, Pennsylvania.
1781Emperor Joseph II reduced the patronage of the population.
1786The Marriage of Figaro, an opera buffa composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, premiered at the Burgtheater in Vienna.
1786The wedding of Mozart's opera Vivah premiered in Vienna.
1794War of the Pyrenees-France remained nearly all the land it lost to Spain the previous year with its victory in the Battle of Boulou.
1822John Phillips became the first Mayor of Boston.
1834Belgian parliament accepted railway laws
1840The United Kingdom issued the Penny Black, theworld's first official adhesive postage stamp.
1840The world's first postage stamp was issued in Great Britain, with a portrait of Queen Victoria of Britain printed on it. The postage stamp was printed on a small square paper in black and was priced at a penny.
1844The Hong Kong Police Force was the second in the world and the first modern police force in Asia.
1850John Geary became the first mayor of San Francisco.
1851The Great Exhibition, the first ever world's fair, opened in London's Hyde Park.
1865Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina signed a treaty creating analliance against Paraguay in the War of the Triple Alliance.
1873First US Postal Postal Card issued.
1876Queen Victoria won the India title.
1886The workers' unions of the United States had called for a strike not to keep the work hours longer than 8 hours. Since then, International Workers' Day began to be celebrated all over the world.
1895Dundela football, sports and association clubs were formed in Belfast.
1897The Ramakrishna Mission was founded by Swami Vivekananda to serve as the humanitarian counterpart to the Hindu monastic order Ramakrishna Math.
1897Ramakrishna Mission was established by Swami Vivekananda. The aim of Swami Vivekananda was to organize such sadhus, who have deep faith in the teachings of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, to spread his teachings to the masses and can selflessly serve the bereaved and sad human race.
1898The American Asiatic Squadron under Commodore George Dewey defeated the Spanish Pacific Squadron under Admiral Patricio Montojo atthe Battle of Manila Bay, the first engagement of the Spanish–American War.
1914On 1 May 1914, A constitutional compact has been produced by a body of 66 men from cabinet to replace China’s provisional constitution after a formal dis-solvent of Chinese Parliament. New Legal system gave unlimited powers to Yuan Shikai, the first President of the Republic of China, over China’s military, finances, foreign policy, and the citizen’s rights.
1914American carmaker Ford Motors became the first company to implement an eight-hour rule for its employees.
1923Since May 1, 1923 Labour Day, also known as Worker’s Day, has been celebrated in India. Labour Kisan Party of Hindustan organized Labour Day celebration on this day for the first time in Chennai at the beach opposite to the Madras High Court and at the Triplicane Beach. Most of the countries from all over the world celebrate Labour Day as Official Holiday on 1st May to promote the importance of working classes.
1923The celebration of May Day in India started in Chennai in 1923. At that time it was recognized as Madras Day. It was started by Comrade Singaravelu Chettiar, leader of the Bharati Mazdoor Kisan Party. This day is celebrated on May 1 in almost 80 countries of the world including India.
1940The Summer Olympic, formally known as the Games of the XII Olympiad, was cancelled on 1 May 1940 due to the outbreak of World War II, which was originally scheduled to be held from 21 September to 6 October 1940 in Tokyo, Japan.
1941Citizen Kane, a widely acclaimed film by actor and director Orson Welles, premiered.
1947Italian separatist Salvatore Giuliano and his gang fired into a crowd of May Day marchers near Piana degli Albanesi, Sicily, killing 11 and wounding 33.
1954The Unification Church was established in South Korea.
1956On 1 May 1956, A doctor in Japan reported an “epidemic of an unknown disease of the central nervous system”, marking the officially discovery of Minamata disease. Minamata diseases come under four big pollution disease of Japan caused by the release of methylmercury in the industry wastewater from the Chisso Corporation.
1956A doctor in Japan reported an 'epidemic of an unknown disease of the central nervous system', marking the official discovery of Minamata disease.
1956The polio vaccine developed by the American scientist Jonas Salk was made available to the public.
1958Arturo Frondiji became the President of Argentina.
1960Maharashtra was officially declared a separate state of the Government of India under the Bombay Reorganization Act.
1963The Coca-Cola Company introduced its first diet drink, Tab Cola.
1971Amtrak introduced inter-city rail passenger in the United States.
1974Argentine President Juan Perón expelled the Montoneros from ademonstration in the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires, forcing the group to become clandestine and later a target of the Dirty War.
197624 people died in a train accident in Skiedham, Netherlands.
197734 deaths from the massacre of Texim Square in Istanbul.
1979English Singer Elton John becomes 1st Pop star to perform in Israel. He has received six Grammy award, five Brit awards for outstanding contribution to music. Now Israeli music is deeply influenced by mainstream pop and rock music from the United Kingdom.
1985Labor groups in the Philippines established the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan, a political coalition and communist front, in order to challenge the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos.
1989135 acres Disney’s MGM Studio was opened at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida on May 1, 1989. It is one of the four theme parks of Walt Disney’s Hollywood Studios dedicated to show Hollywood business as inspiration from the heyday of the industry in the 1930s and 1940s.
1989Walt Disney World's Disney-MGM Studios opened to the public for the first time.
1993The Tamil Tigers suicide bomber killed Sri Lankan President Ranasingh Premadasa.
1994Brazilian racing driver Ayrton Senna, a three-time Formula OneWorld Champion, was killed in a crash during the 1994 San Marino GrandPrix.
1995Jacques Chirac was elected President of France.
1997On May 1, 1997 Tasmania becomes the last state in Australia to decriminalize homosexuality. The gay law reform in Tasmania is so remarkable for no other reason than it arrived so late to bring an era to an end.
2001The Netherlands became the first country in the world to implement the gay marriage law. After this, so far, in Belgium, Spain, Canada, South Africa, Sweden, Portugal, Ireland and America, gay marriage has been legalized.
2003On 1 May 2003, US President George W. Bush landed on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, in a Lockheed S-3 Viking where he announced the end of major combat operations in the Iraq War.
20042004 enlargement of European Union occurred on 1 May as Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia joined the EU. It was the largest single expansion of the European Union, in terms of territory, number of states and population.
2004The European Union (European Union), a political and economic forum of 28 countries located in Europe, had joined 10 new nations, mostly countries of Eastern Europe.
2009Swedish Parliament adopted gender-neutral law on marriage which legalized the same sex marriage in Sweden on 1 May 2009. Sweden is the seventh country in the world to perform marriage to same sex couples nationwide.
2009Carol Ann Duffy was elected Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom, the first woman, the first Scot, and the first openly bisexual person to hold the position, as well as the first laureate to be chosen in the 21st century.
2009Gay marriage was legalized in Sweden.
2011US President Barack Obama announced the mastermind of the September 11, 2001 attack that killed al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in the city of Abbottabad, Pakistan.
2012China and Russia signed a $ 15 trillion dollar trade deal.

Famous Birthdays of May 01 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1980Tim Borowski / Footballer / Germany
1975David Beckham / Footballer / United Kingdom
1982Timothy Benjamin / Sprinter / United Kingdom
1920Otto Buchsbaum / Journalist / Austria
1955Mamata Banerjee / Politician / India
1702Friedrich Christoph Oetinger / Theologian / Germany
1980Pierre-Luc Gagnon / Skateboarder / Canada
1740Elias Boudinot / Politician / United States of America
1950Simon Gaskell / Academic / United Kingdom
1945Goldy McJohn / Keyboard Player / Canada
1952Christine Baranski / Actress / United States of America
1985David Nugent / Footballer / United Kingdom
1987Nana Kitade / Actress / Japan
1960Stephen Daldry / Director / United Kingdom
1925John Neville / Actor / United Kingdom
1907Pinky Lee / Comedian / United States of America
1990Paul George / Basketball Player / United States of America
1980Artūras Masiulis / Basketball Player / Lithuania
1931Phil Bruns / Actor / United States of America
1987Pat McAfee / Footballer / United States of America
1930Marco Pannella / Journalist / Italy
1981Robert Buckley / Actor / United States of America
1977Jan Fitschen / Runner / Germany
1955Donatella Versace / Fashion Designer / Italy
1879James F. Byrnes / Politician / United States of America
1970Marco Walker / Footballer / Switzerland
1810Hans Christian Lumbye / Composer / Denmark
1941Bruce Cameron / Bishop / Scotland
1930Yoram Kaniuk / Painter / Israel
1913Tara Cherian / Socialist / India

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