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1 May 1964
Rev. Chad Combs Testifies Against Constitutional Amendment for School Prayer

Rev. Chad Combs Testifies Against Constitutional Amendment for School Prayer

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1 May 1987
Edith Stein, Jewish Convert to Catholicism, is Beatified

Edith Stein, Jewish Convert to Catholicism, is Beatified

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1 May 1989
Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins: Employers Must Show that Unequal Results Aren't Discrimination

Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins: Employers Must Show that Unequal Results Aren't Discrimination

1 May 1992
Ex-Scientologist Admits to Stealing Thousands of Documents from Canadian Police

Ex-Scientologist Admits to Stealing Thousands of Documents from Canadian Police

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1 May 2000
Iranian Embassy in Vienna Grants Asylum to Holocaust Denier Wolfgang Fröhlich

Iranian Embassy in Vienna Grants Asylum to Holocaust Denier Wolfgang Fröhlich

1 May 2002
Cardinal Maradiaga: Media Persecutes Catholic Church Over Sex Abuse

Cardinal Maradiaga: Media Persecutes Catholic Church Over Sex Abuse

1 May 2003
President Bush Declares Victory & Mission Accomplished in Iraq

President Bush Declares Victory & Mission Accomplished in Iraq

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2 May 373
Death of Alexandria's Archbishop Athanasius

Death of Alexandria's Archbishop Athanasius

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2 May 381
Theodosius I: Christians Who Convert to Paganism Can't Make Wills

Theodosius I: Christians Who Convert to Paganism Can't Make Wills

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2 May 1507
Martin Luther Celebrates His First Mass

Martin Luther Celebrates His First Mass

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2 May 1519
Death of Inventor & Painter Leonardo da Vinci

Death of Inventor & Painter Leonardo da Vinci

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2 May 1536
Queen Anne Boleyn Arrested for Adultery, Incest, Treason, Witchcraft

Queen Anne Boleyn Arrested for Adultery, Incest, Treason, Witchcraft

2 May 1559
John Knox Returns From Exile to Scotland

John Knox Returns From Exile to Scotland

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2 May 1611
First Publication of King James Bible in London

First Publication of King James Bible in London

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2 May 1777
Franz Mesmer Expelled From Practicing Medicine in Vienna

Franz Mesmer Expelled From Practicing Medicine in Vienna

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2 May 1808
Birth of Emma Wedgwood, Future Wife of Charles Darwin

Birth of Emma Wedgwood, Future Wife of Charles Darwin

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2 May 1856
Birth of Sigmund Freud, Father of Modern Psychoanalysis

Birth of Sigmund Freud, Father of Modern Psychoanalysis

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2 May 1860
Birth of Theodor Herzl, Journalist & Zionist

Birth of Theodor Herzl, Journalist & Zionist

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2 May 1879
Nietzsche Resigns From University of Basel Due to Poor Health

Nietzsche Resigns From University of Basel Due to Poor Health

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2 May 1885
Mormons Protest Federal Crackdown on Polygamy in Salt Lake City

Mormons Protest Federal Crackdown on Polygamy in Salt Lake City

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2 May 1896
Sigmund Freud Explains Theory of Hysteria

Sigmund Freud Explains Theory of Hysteria

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2 May 1910
Weems v. U.S.: Constitution Not Limited to Authors' Definitions & Concepts

Weems v. U.S.: Constitution Not Limited to Authors' Definitions & Concepts

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2 May 1926
Joseph Lewis Wants to Stop Religious Instruction in Public Schools

Joseph Lewis Wants to Stop Religious Instruction in Public Schools

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2 May 1927
Beck v. Bell: Supreme Court Upholds Virginia Statue Allowing Sterilization

Beck v. Bell: Supreme Court Upholds Virginia Statue Allowing Sterilization

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2 May 1931
Otto Rahn Comes to France to Look for the Holy Grail

Otto Rahn Comes to France to Look for the Holy Grail

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2 May 1933
Nazi Germany Bans All Independent & Socialist Trade Unions

Nazi Germany Bans All Independent & Socialist Trade Unions

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2 May 1933
Catholic Association Accepts Dual Membership in Nazi Party

Catholic Association Accepts Dual Membership in Nazi Party

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2 May 1936
Haile Selassie Flees Addis Ababa Before Italian Forces Invade

Haile Selassie Flees Addis Ababa Before Italian Forces Invade

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2 May 1937
Polish Citizens Unite to Fight Against the Jews and Communists

Polish Citizens Unite to Fight Against the Jews and Communists

2 May 1940
Pope Pius XII Blames Greed for Power for Conflicts in Europe

Pope Pius XII Blames Greed for Power for Conflicts in Europe

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2 May 1941
British Troops Invade Iraq to Install Pro-British Government

British Troops Invade Iraq to Install Pro-British Government

2 May 1944
First Two Transports of Hungarian Jews Arrive at Auschwitz

First Two Transports of Hungarian Jews Arrive at Auschwitz

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2 May 1945
Hitler's Finance Minister Johann von Krosigk Introduces the Term 'Iron Curtain'

Hitler's Finance Minister Johann von Krosigk Introduces the Term 'Iron Curtain'

2 May 1945
German General Weidling Surrenders Berlin to Soviet Army

German General Weidling Surrenders Berlin to Soviet Army

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2 May 1945
Wöbbelin Concentration Camp Liberated by U.S. 82nd Airborne Division

Wöbbelin Concentration Camp Liberated by U.S. 82nd Airborne Division

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2 May 1953
Faisal II Becomes Third and Last King of Iraq

Faisal II Becomes Third and Last King of Iraq

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2 May 1953
Hussein bin Talal Crowned King Hussein of Jordan

Hussein bin Talal Crowned King Hussein of Jordan

2 May 1957
Death of Senator Joseph McCarthy, Public Face for Anti-Communist Witch Hunts

Death of Senator Joseph McCarthy, Public Face for Anti-Communist Witch Hunts

2 May 1964
Rabbi Irwin Blank Testifies Against Constitutional Amendment for School Prayer

Rabbi Irwin Blank Testifies Against Constitutional Amendment for School Prayer

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2 May 1969
Death of Franz von Papen, Catholic Statesman & Vice-Chancellor Under Adolf Hitler

Death of Franz von Papen, Catholic Statesman & Vice-Chancellor Under Adolf Hitler

3 May 116
Pope Alexander I Martyred by Decapitation in Rome

Pope Alexander I Martyred by Decapitation in Rome

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3 May 996
Election of Pope Gregory V

Election of Pope Gregory V

3 May 1410
Death of Antipope Alexander V

Death of Antipope Alexander V

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3 May 1469
Birth of Niccolo de Machiavelli

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3 May 1481
Death of Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II

Death of Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II

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3 May 1493
Pope Nicholas V Gives Spain Sovereignty Over Americas

Pope Nicholas V Gives Spain Sovereignty Over Americas

3 May 1512
Pope Julius II Officially Opens Fifth Lateran Council

Pope Julius II Officially Opens Fifth Lateran Council

3 May 1675
Massachusetts Law Requires Church Doors be Locked & Guarded During Services

Massachusetts Law Requires Church Doors be Locked & Guarded During Services

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3 May 1758
Death of Pope Benedict XIV

Death of Pope Benedict XIV

3 May 1898
Birth of Golda Meir in Kiev Russia

Birth of Golda Meir in Kiev Russia

 
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