Monday, May 1, 2017
This is 121st day of the year and 244 days remain in the year.
The Act of Union joined England and Scotland to form Great Britain.
Orson Welles's Citizen Kane, considered by many the greatest film ever made, premiered in New York.
The Soviet Union shot down an American U-2 reconnaissance plane over Soviet territory.
Elvis Presley married Priscilla Beaulieu. (They divorced in 1973.)
May 01 BirthdaysArthur Wellesley 1769–1852, British soldier and statesman.
Calamity Jane frontier character
Wes Anderson filmmaker
Joseph Addison writer
Mary Harris Jones labor agitator
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin philosopher
Joseph Heller writer