Historical Events for 1st May 2022

1930 – Cricket master batsman Don Bradman scores 236 for Australia v Worcestershire in his first 1st class innings in England
1946 – Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery appointed British supreme commander
1961 – Fidel Castro announces there will be no more elections in Cuba
1962 – JFK authorizes Area Redevelopment Act (ARA)
1977 – American golfer Gene Littler wins the Houston Open, his 29th and final PGA title
1983 – “My One and Only” opens at St James Theater NYC for 767 performances
1993 – 119th Kentucky Derby: Jerry Bailey wins aboard Sea Hero, the first of 2 Derby victories (1996 on Grindstone)
2013 – Insurgents kill 6 people in Pattani, Thailand
2018 – Chinese authorities label British cartoon “Peppa Pig” subversive and it is removed from the Douyin video website
2021 – India is the first country to record more than 400,000 new COVID-19 cases in one day (401,993)

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