2 May

2 May

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about May 2nd, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about May 2nd in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Tuna Day.
  • International Harry Potter Day.
  • Baby Day

Historic Events

2011: Osama Bin Laden was killed by US forces in 2011.

1994: A man in Rwanda is trying to get out of his cell in Kigali at the beginning of the genocide in 1994. (I wonder how they took the photo and what happened after that)

A man in Rwanda is trying to get out of his cell in Kigali at the beginning of the genocide in 1994. (I wonder how they took the photo and what happened after that)

Two homeless men squat below the recently constructed World Trade Center, Photo: Fred Conrad for The New York Times, USA – New York City, 1975

1966: Vietnam War – Army nurses take a break from helping others, 1966.

Vietnam War – Army nurses take a break from helping others, 1966.

1966: Sharon Tate and Tony Curtis during the filming of “Don’t Make Waves”, Malibu Beach, 1966

Sharon Tate and Tony Curtis during the filming of “Don’t Make Waves”, Malibu Beach, 1966

1945: The USSR announced the fall of Berlin during WWII in 1945.

1952: The first commercial jet airliner, De Havilland Comet, took off in 1952.

1914: Moscow. May 2, 1914.

Moscow. May 2, 1914.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dwayne Johnson was born.
  • David Beckham was born.
  • Satyajit Ray was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Leonardo Da Vinci died.
  • Oliver Reed died.
  • Osama Bin Laden died.

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