On This Day: 2 May
(02 May 2017)

Nelson Mandela

On This Day: 2 May

Join us as we take you through some of the interesting events that took place on 2nd of May

Nelson Mandela
In 1994, Nelson Mandela wins after South Africa receives it’s first democratic elections since the end of the Apartheid.

American Revolution
In 1776, weapons and amunition from Spain and France were donated to American forces that were fighting the British to gain their indipendance.


American Revolution
India
In 1926, Hindu women in India got the right to apply for political positions and be elected in office


Alcatraz
In 1946, prisoners at the Alcatraz prison in California staged a riot (yes Alcatraz is a real prison and not just something from Harry Potter or just television)

Alcatraz prision

Jaws
In 1974, Steven Spielberg’s cult classic started production at Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts, little did they know that the film would go on to become the highest grossing film of all time, well until Star Wars came about in 1977.

Set of Jaws

Navy Seals find Bin Laden
In 2011, the most infamous terrorist in the world is found by the U.S Special Forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Osama Bin Laden moved to the top of the F.B.I’s most wanted list after he claimed direct responsibility for the 9/11 attack in 2001. It is reported that his body was dumped at sea.





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