Thursday, May 3, 2018

On This Day in History

May 2, 2018

 Historical Events

1945  World War II: Battle of Berlin ends as Soviet army takes Berlin and General Weidling surrenders
1949  Arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"
1982  Falklands War: Argentine cruiser General Belgrano sunk by British submarine Conqueror, killing more than 350 men
2008  Cyclone Nargis makes landfall in Myanmar killing over 130,000 people and leaving millions of people homeless
2011  Osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11 attacks and the FBI's most wanted man is killed by US special forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan
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Famous Birthdays

Benjamin Spock

(1903 - 1998)

Catherine the Great

(1729 - 1796)

The Red Baron

(1892 - 1918)

The Rock

45th Birthday
More Famous Birthdays

Famous Deaths

Leonardo da Vinci

(1452 - 1519)

Osama bin Laden

(1957 - 2011)
More Famous Deaths

May 2nd: The 100-year Football Curse that Appears to be Working

S.L. Benfica has failed to win a European Championship since 1962, when former coach Béla Guttmann placed a 100 year curse on the club. Is the curse working?
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