May 2, 2020
May 2. In 1536, the Queen of England, Anne Boleyn, went to prison for adultery, incest, treason and witchcraft. In 1776, France and Spain sent arms to American rebels fighting the British. In 1863, General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was wounded by his own men and died 8 days later. In 1865, President Johnson offered $100,000 for the capture of Jefferson Davis. In 1902, "A Trip to the Moon" was released as the first science fiction film. In 1932, Cousin jack Benny's first radio show debuted. In 1933, Hitler banned unions in Germany. In 1952, the first jetliner, the De Havilland Comet 1, made its maiden flight. In 1970, the National Guard took over Kent State University, killing students 2 days later. In 1994, Nelson Mandela claimed victory after South Africa's first democratic elections. In 2011, Osama bin laden was killed. Happy Birthday, Isabel Gonzalez, Hedda Hopper, Charlotte Armstrong, Bianca Jagger, Leslie Gore, Pandora. It's Flag Day in Poland and Teachers' Day in Iran. Mission: Oust the fascists in America.