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Name that Year - Answers for May

Events that happened in May - AnswersEvents that happened in May - Quiz

  1. 1840 First ' Penny Black' stamp issued. (20 Years)
  2. 1941 Citizen Cane Premiers. (10 Years)
  3. 1953 King Feisal II becomes king of Iraq On the same day, King Hussein I, installed as king of Jordan. (10 Years)
  4. 1810 Lord Byron follows in the wake of Leander and swims the mile across the Hellespont Leander was besotted with a girl called Hero. (30 Years)
  5. 1932 Al Capone sent to Atlanta Penitentiary. (5 Years)
  6. 1912 Olympic Games Opens in Stockholm. (5 Years)
  7. 1957 Brooklyn Dodgers move to Los Angeles. (10 Years)
  8. 1930 Amy Johnson takes off from Croydon in her Gypsy Moth She landed in Darwin Australia on 24th May. (10 Years)
  9. 1851 Linus Yale patents the Yale lock. (25 Years)
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  10. 1950 Elizabeth Taylor's first marriage to Conrad Hilton. (5 Years)
  11. 1994 Channel Tunnel opens joining England and France. (5 Years)
  12. 1888 George Eastman patents ' Kodak box camera' . (20 Years)
  13. 1928 England lowers age of women voters from 30 to 21. (7 Years)
  14. 1847 Robert Thompson patents rubber tyre. (25 Years)
  15. 1949 Britain's first launderette opens in Queensway London. (10 Years)
  16. 1857 Indian Mutiny begins with revolting Sepoys in Delhi. (25 Years)
  17. 1929 First regular TV broadcast by RCA and NBC - Felix the cat. (7 Years)
  18. 1971 Mick Jagger marries Bianca. (5 Years)
  19. 1912 Royal Flying Corp. (Later the Royal Air Force) formed. (10 Years)
  20. 1811 Paraguay gains independence from Spain. (50 Years)
  21. 1928 Mickey Mouse made his first appearance in ' Crazy Plane' . (7 Years)
  22. 1804 Napoleon was declared Emperor of France. (25 Years)
  23. 1846 The saxophone is patented by Adolphe Sax. (20 Years)
  24. 1048 Omar Khayyám, Persian poet born. (200 Years)
  25. 1898 Post Office authorizes use of postcards. (15 Years)
  26. 1883 Krakatoa eruption begins. (20 Years)
  27. 1840 New Zealand became a British colony. (30 Years)
  28. 1945 Humphrey Bogart marries Lauren Bacall. (6 Years)
  29. 1892 Dr Washington Sheffield invents toothpaste tube. (20 Years)
  30. 1990 Microsoft launches Windows 30. (5 Years)
  31. 1701 Captain William Kidd is hanged in London after being convicted of piracy. (75 Years)
  32. 1934 Bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are killed in a police ambush in Louisiana. (5 Years)
  33. 1738 John Wesley has a religious experience which causes him to found the Methodist Church. (50 Years)
  34. 1965 Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) KOs Sonny Liston in first round and takes heavyweight boxing title. (5 Years)
  35. 1973 Bahrain adopts its First Constitution following independence from British protectorate. (10 Years)
  36. 1703 Tsar Peter the Great founds the city of Saint Petersburg. (75 Years)
  37. 1844 Samuel Morse completes first telegraph line of code. (20 Years)
  38. 1963 Jomo Kenyatta becomes first PM of Kenya. (10 Years)
  39. 1935 Hoover Dam Colorado is completed. (Named after J Edgar Hoover). (10 Years)
  40. 1913 Albania is formed from the Ottoman empire. (20 Years)

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May Day = 1st

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