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Know what happened on 02nd May


Importance of 02nd May in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 02nd May special in the world history.

1999
Death of Oliver Reed, British film actor (Oliver!, The Three Musketeers, Castaway, and many other roles)
Great Britain
1998
Death of Justin Fashanu, British footballer .
Great Britain
1998
Death of Kevin Lloyd, British actor, best known for playing DC ‘Tosh’ Lines in ‘The Bill’.
Great Britain
1969
Maiden voyage of liner Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2)
Great Britain
1960
Death of Caryl Chessman, executed for kidnapping on the basis that dragging a girl out of her car during a rape was kidnap.
United States
1952
First commercial jet airliner service launched, by BOAC Comet between London and Johannesburg
Great Britain
1933
Adolf Hitler banned all trade unions in Nazi Germany .
Germany
1933
The first modern sighting of the Loch Ness monster was reported in the Inverness Courier.
Great Britain
1859
The Royal Albert Bridge was opened by Prince Albert. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, it spanned the River Tamar, providing a rail link between Devon and Cornwall in England
Great Britain
1859
Birth of Jerome K Jerome, British novelist and playwright
Great Britain
1808
The people of Madrid rebelled against the occupation of the city by French troops, in a bloody uprising that triggered the Peninsular War.
Spain
1670
Start of Hudson's Bay Company in Canada
Canada
1611
The King James Bible is published in London
Great Britain
1519
Death of Leonardo da Vinci, Italian artist
Italy
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