According to Gregory calendar, on May 02, the day number in a year is 123 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 124. May 02 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.

Important Historical Events of 02 May in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1194King Richard I of England gave its first royal charter to the city of Partsmouth.
1559Scottish Pastor John John Knox returned to foreign currency in Scotland to lead the Scottish reform.
1611Robert Barker, The Kings Printer, made first printing of the first authorized king James edition of the Bible.
1670A Royal Charter gave Hudson's Bay Company monopoly in the fur trade in Ruperts Land.
1750Carlo Goldoni "La Botetaga di Cuff" premiered in Mantua.
1757Kombang-Burl captured the city of Burma Burma to end the Kongbang-Hantwadi war.
1813Napoleon won against the German alliance in the Battle of Luton.
1816Sache-Cobourg (later King of the Belgian) Leopold married Charlotte Augusta, but she died the following year.
1845The collapse of a suspension bridge in Great Yarmwood, England, killed about 80 people, mostly children.
1863American Civil War-COM-COMNERIN General Stonwell Jackson was scorched with a friendly fire during the Battle of Chancellorsville, killing Pneumonia eight days later.
1866Battle of Callao: Peru's fighters fought the Spanish fleet.
1885 
1885A small strength of Cree and Essenboin defeated a large Canadian force in the battle of the most successful cut cut knife during the North-West Ribelion.
1885Good Housekeeping magazine was put on sale in the United States for the first time.
1918The owner of General Motors bought Chevrolet Motor Company of DeVare.
1924The Netherlands refused to recognize the Soviet Union. Only Taiwan (Nationalist China) was recognized.
1933In Germany, Hitler banned trade unions. From 1933 to 1945, Hitler was the ruler of Germany.
1934Adolf Hitler established the People's Court in Germany on 2 May 1934. It was established outside the operation of the German Constitution. This included crimes such as black recreation, recession of work, defeat and treason against the third rah. The defense counsel was often sentenced without objections. ,
1942On May 2, 1942, the first Burma Division attacked the 33rd Japanese 33rd Infantry Division in Moniva in the Second World War, a failed attempt and pushed it back to Allen. Two days later, Japanese soldiers captured Bhamo, Burma.
1945Seeing himself surrounded all around, German dictator Hitlen committed suicide, and a week later, Germany formally surrendered and World War ended. However, the fight on behalf of Japan was still continuing.
1945The German forces signed a tool of 'Surrender' to surrender in Italy, which formally ends the Italian campaign on 2 May 1945. The Italian campaign of World War II was the name of Operation of Friends Nations in and around Italy.
1945The commander of German soldiers in Berlin, Helmath Weel, the General of World War II, ended the Berlin's battle and handed over the city to the Soviet forces under the leadership of Marshall Geori Zukov.
1946The Alkatraz battle began on 2 May 1946 in San Francisco, California after the murder of two guards and three prisoners. The battle lasted from 2 to 4 May 1946.
1952De Havilland Comet 1, the world's first jet aircraft, made its first flight from London to Johannesburg, South Africa.
1952The first passenger jet flight route opened between London and Johannesburg.
1953Hussein was crowned King of Jordan.
1968The Israel Broadcasting Authority began television broadcasting.
1969The British ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2 left for New York City from Southampton to New York.
1981The General Motor Corporation acquired the Chevrolet Motor Company on 2 May 1918 as a separate division. Chevrolet Motor Company was founded on 3 November 1911 William C. Duront was also the founder of General Motors.
1982Falklands War-HMS winner launched three Torpedo and put Aragenral Belgrano into the ship, the only ship so far, sinking by a nuclearusomerin.
1982The weather-related channel first aired on cable television.
1986N. N., 30, of United States of America Bancroff became the first woman to reach the North Pole.
1986Henry Tivonon was killed in an accident while leading the Tour Day Corres rally, resulting in FISA, the sports governing bodies for motorings, powerful and popular group B rally ban the fortnight of cars.
1995The Croatian War of the Freedom-Sarb Army began firing rocketset in Zagreb's Croatian capital, killing 7 people and injuring 175 others.
1997Tony Blair became the youngest Prime Minister in Britain's parliamentary history. The Labor Party came to power in Britain after 18 years.
1999Mireya Elisa Moscoso Rodríguez de Arias is a Panaman politician who served as President of Panama from 1999 to 2004. She is the first woman President of the country.
1999Miraya Moskso became the first woman of Panama, who became President.
2008Myanmar Burma killed about 1,38,000 people and left millions homeless due to the severe cyclone "Nargis".
2008Cyclone Nargis is the most harmful cyclone in Myanmar's history, which took place on 2 May 2008. It caused a large destructive destruction and more than 130,000 people died except 55,000 people. It began to be built on 27 April and made a landfall at a speed of 165 kmph at its extreme power at the Ayarwadi Division in Myanmar.
2008The current ongoing volcanic explosion in Chile, in 9,500 years, was thirsty.
2011Osama bin Laden, the founder of al-Qaeda, was killed in Pakistan on May 2, 2011 by a special force of the United States. He was the mastermind of the 9/11 attack on the United States, in response to which the US carried out an operation called SP Operation Neptune Spear 'to catch him. His body was buried in the sea within 24 hours according to the Islamic tradition.
2011Osama bin Laden was shot dead by the US Navy's seal in a privateized complex in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
2011The Conservative Party of Canada won enough seats in the Canadian federal election to establish its first majority government.
2012FC Barcelona football player and Lionel Messi of Argentina's national team broke a record of 67 goals on May 2, 2012 with a 68 goal with a 68 goal.

Important Historical Events of 02 May in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1920The National Negro Baseball League, a baseball tournament, was first played on 2 May 1920 in Indianapolis.
1955For the first time on this day, India made a provision of punishment for other crimes arising out of the proposed section 7 i.e. 'Untouchability'. Under Article 17 of the Constitution, if anyone commits a crime against anyone, he will be punished with imprisonment and fine.
1968The Lok Sabha passed the Public Provident Fund Bill. Public Provident Fund (PPF) is a deposit scheme used for saving and tax-saving in India. PPF accounts can be opened in any post office in India, in any branch of State Bank of India, and in some other nationalized banks.
2003Eight Hindu Aryana fishermen were killed in Kerala by a crowd of Indian Union Muslim League, sponsored by the Muslim League.

Important Days of 02 May National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
World Comedy DayInternational Day
World Tuna DayInternational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 02 May 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1921Satyajit Ray / Film director / India
1896V. K. Krishna Menon / Lawyer / India
1921J.F.R. Jacob / Soldier / India
1921Satyajit Rai / Director / India
1922Wilson Jones / Billiards Player / India
1922Wilson Jones / Player / India
1926Mario Miranda / Cartoonist / India
1939V. N. Khare / Lawyer / India
1951Ashok Gehlot / Politician / India
1959Uma Bharti / Politician / India
1979Nigaar Khan / Actress / India

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