This Day In History – May 2

Today in Histroy

1945 More than 1,000,000 German soldiers officially surrender to the Western Allies in Italy and Austria
1945 World War II: Battle of Berlin ends as Soviet army takes Berlin and General Weidling surrenders
1949 Arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for “Death of a Salesman”
1982 Falklands War: Argentine cruiser General Belgrano sunk by British submarine Conqueror, killing more than 350 men
2008 Cyclone Nargis makes landfall in Myanmar killing over 130,000 people and leaving millions of people homeless
2011 Osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11 attacks and the FBI’s most wanted man is killed by US special forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan

Today in TV & Movies

2008 First film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe released “Iron Man” directed by Jon Favreau, starring Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark

Today in Sports

2016 Leicester City win the English Premier League title after starting the season at 5,000-1 odds

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