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The 1st o Mey is the 121st day o the year (122nt in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 244 days ti come.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1328 - Scots Weirs for Unthirldom end: Treaty o Edinburrie-Northampton – Ingland accepts Scotland as a naition in its ain richt.
- 1707 - Scotland losses its unthirldom. The Act o Union jynes Ingland an Scotland for tae mak the Kinrick o Great Breetain.
- 1776 - The Illuminati are foondit in Ingolstadt, Bavarie.
- 1785 - The Kinrick o Hawaii is creatit.
- 1840 - Introduction o the Penny Black postage stamp in the Unitit Kinrick.
- 1851 - Queen Victoria propales the stairt o the Great Exhibition.
- 1929 - A yirdquauk in Iran an Turkmenistan kills at least 5,800 fowk.
- 1930 - The dwarf planet Pluto gets its name.
- 1931 - Opening o the Empire State Building in New York Ceety.
- 1945 - The Nazi leadership confirms the daith o Adolf Hitler the previous day.
- 1960 - The Indie states o Gujarat an Maharashtra are creatit.
- 1979 - Greenland gets increasit autonomy within the Kinrick o Denmark.
- 1994 - Formula Ane racin driver Ayrton Senna is kilt in a crash at the San Marino Grand Prix.
- 1997 - Tony Blair's Labour Pairty wins the Unitit Kinrick general election.
- 2003 - Scots pairlamentary walin, 2003: Jack McConnell's Labour-Leeberal Democrat coaleetion is electit tae a seicont term.
- 2003 - A yirdquauk in Eastren Turkey kills 177 fowk.
- 2004 - Ten kintras jynt the European Union, expandin it eastwairds.
- 2009 - Swaden introduces same-sex mairage.
- 2018 - Scotland's new minimum pricin law for alcohol taks effect.
- 2019 - Naruhito acomes Emperor o Japan, efter the abdication o his faither Akihito; the kintra's Reiwa Era stairts.
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1769 - Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke o Wellington (d. 1852)
- 1818 - Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair, Scots scientist an politeecian (d. 1898)
- 1823 - Jemima Blackburn, Scots penter (d. 1909)
- 1852 - Calamity Jane, American Wild West performer (d. 1903)
- 1852 - Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Spaingie pathologist an neuroscientist (d. 1934)
- 1890 - James Reid, Scots fitbawer (d. 1938)
- 1917 - Danielle Darrieux, French sangster an actress (d. 2017)
- 1923 - Billy Steel, Scots fitbawer (d. 1982)
- 1926 - Doug Cowie, Scots fitbawer
- 1937 - Una Stubbs, Inglis actress
- 1939 - Judy Collins, American sangster
- 1943 - Joe Walsh, Erse politeecian (d. 2014)
- 1945 - Rita Coolidge, American sangster
- 1946 - Joanna Lumley, Inglis actress
- 1947 - Jacob Bekenstein, Mexican theoretical pheesicist (d. 2015)
- 1947 - Archie Knox, Scots fitbawer
- 1950 - Danny McGrain, Scots fitbawer
- 1951 - Adam Ingram, Scots politeecian
- 1968 - Oliver Bierhoff, German fitbawer
- 1969 - Wes Anderson, American director an writer
- 1973 - Oliver Neuville, German fitbawer
- 1982 - Darijo Srna, Croatian fitbawer
- 1982 - Tommy Robredo, Spaingie tennis player
- 1987 - Leonardo Bonucci, Italian fitbawer
- 1987 - Shahar Pe'er, Israeli tennis player
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1555 - Pape Marcellus II (b. 1502)
- 1572 - Pape Pius V (b. 1504)
- 1873 - David Livingstone, Scots splorer an missionary (b. 1813)
- 1904 - Antonín Dvořák, Czech componer (b. 1841)
- 1909 - Princess Maria Teresa o the Twa Sicilies (b. 1867)
- 1945 - Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Propaganda meenister (b. 1897)
- 1966 - Willie Reid, Scots fitbawer (b. 1884)
- 1978 - Aram Khachaturian, Armenie componer (b. 1903)
- 1994 - Ayrton Senna, Brazilian racin driver (b. 1960)
- 2020 - Sachiko Honda, Japanese Go player (b. 1930)
Halidays[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Mey Day
- Internaitional Wirkers' Day
- Lei Day (Hawaii)
- Constitution Day (Latvie, Marshall Islands)
- Calan Mai (Wales)
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