è successo un 02 Maggio

1536 : Anne Boleyn arrested

On May 2nd, 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII of England, was arrested on the orders of her husband and sent to the Tower of London, ostensibly for treason and various other silly reasons and in fact for not having given a male heir to the British crown.

1945 : Fall of Berlin

On May 2, 1945, Soviet forces announced the fall of Berlin and the surrender of German troops at the place.

1946 : Alcatraz

On May 2, 1946, the prisoners of Alcatraz revolted and took possession of guns found in the armory. The battle that follows killed one guard and wounded 3 others.

1982 : ARA General Belgrano

On May 2, 1982, the Argentine cruiser ARA General Belgrano was torpedoed and sunk by a British submarine during the Falklands War. This event caused half of the casualties of this war.
The ARA General Belgrano had started life as the USS Phoenix and had participated in the Pacific War during WW2 before being sold by the U.S. to the Argentine army.

2008 : Cyclone Nargis

On May 2, 2008, Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar causing immense damage and killing at least 138,000 people (the exact number was not provided by the military regime of Myanmar).
International aid had been delayed by various limitations of government.

Citazione del giorno : 02 Maggio

Henry VIII, King o England
When you're bored with yourself, marry and be bored with someone else.

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Yongle, Imperatore di Cina (1360)
Emma Wedgwood Darwin, Naturalista inglese (1808)
Manfred von Richthofen, le Baron Rouge, Pilota tedesco (1892)
Satyajit Ray, Regista indiano (1921)
Serge Reggiani, Attore francese (1922)
John Neville, Attore inglese (1925)
Edouard Balladur, Uomo politico francese (1929)
Jacques Rogge, Presidente del Comitato Olimpico Internazionale (1942)
Paul Lederman, Produttore di musica francese (1942)
David Suchet, Attore inglese (1946)
Mitzi Kapture, Attrice americana (1964)
David Beckham, Calciatore inglese (1975)
Pierre-Luc Gagnon, Skateboarder canadese (1980)
Zat Knight, Calciatore inglese (1980)
Tiago Mendes, Calciatore portoghese (1981)
Laure Pester (Lorie), Cantante francese (1982)
Lily Allen, Cantante inglese (1985)
Sarah Hughes, Pattinatore americana (1985)

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Leonardo da Vinci, Studioso italiano (1519)
Alfred de Musset, Scrittore francese (1857)
Franz von Papen, Cancelliere della Germania (1969)
J. Edgar Hoover, Direttore del Federal Bureau of Investigation (1972)
Giulio Natta, Chimico italiano, premio Nobel (1979)
Henri Toivonen, Pilota di rally finlandese (1986)
Oliver Reed, Attore inglese (1999)
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