Today in History: Establishment Works of Atatürk Forest Farm Started

Ataturk Orman Ciftligi Establishment Studies
Atatürk Forest Farm Foundation Studies

May 5 is the 125st day of the year (126nd in leap years) according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left until the end of the year is 240.

Railways

  • 5 May 1962 Afyon Concrete Travers Factory was opened.
  • 5 May 2005 Sincan-Esenkent was included in the 1 part of Ankara-Istanbul High Speed ​​Train Project with the decision of the Council of Ministers.

Events

  • 553 – Second Istanbul Council started.
  • 1260 - Kublai Khan becomes Mongol Emperor.
  • 1494 - Christopher Columbus lands on the island of Jamaica and names it "Santiago". He named the bay he landed in "Saint Gloria".
  • 1762 – Russia and Prussia sign the Treaty of Saint Petersburg, ending the Seven Years' War between them.
  • 1809 – The Swiss canton of Aargau deprives Jews of their citizenship rights.
  • 1821 - French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte dies on Saint Helena Island in the South Atlantic Ocean, his second exile.
  • 1835 – Continental Europe's first railway line opened in Belgium. (The first in Europe was in England)
  • 1862 - Cinco de Mayo celebrations: Mexican army, III. He defeated the French armies under Napoleon at Puebla.
  • 1865 - The first train robbery in the USA took place near Cincinnati (Ohio).
  • 1891 – Carnegie Hall concert hall in New York opens with guest conductor Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
  • 1916 - American Marines invade the Dominican Republic.
  • 1920 - Sacco and Vanzetti, (Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti) are arrested on robbery and murder charges. They will be executed in 1927, after their trial, which went down in history as a disgrace to the American justice system.
  • 1921 - Famous Parisian fashion designer Coco Chanel, one of the most famous perfumes in the world, Chanel No. 5 released to the market.
  • 1925 – Establishment works of Atatürk Forest Farm were started.
  • 1925 – Manok Manukyan, who was sentenced to death for attempting to assassinate President Mustafa Kemal, was executed.
  • 1936 – Italian troops occupy Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).
  • 1947 – Belgium, England, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Ireland, Sweden, Italy, Luxembourg and Norway; came together to form the Council of Europe. Turkey joined the Council of Europe in August 1949.
  • 1952 – The match monopoly is abolished.
  • 1954 – A military coup took place in Paraguay.
  • 1955 - West Germany gained full sovereignty.
  • 1955 – With the initiative of the Turkish Women's Union, it was decided to celebrate the second Sunday of May every year as Mother's Day. TKB chose Nene Hatun as the mother of the year. The first official recommendation for Mother's Day came from the American Julia Howe in 1872.
  • 1960 – In Ankara, students held a demonstration with the code 555K (on the fifth of the fifth month at 17.00 in Kızılay).
  • 1960 - The Soviet Union announced that it had shot down the long-lost US spy plane, the U-2. This event, which exacerbated the Cold War, was called the U-2 Crisis.
  • 1961 - Alan Shepard became the first person to be sent into space by the USA.
  • 1968 – In France, in anti-US demonstrations due to the Vietnam War, under the leadership of Daniel Cohn-Bendit, 30 thousand students rioted in Paris by erecting barricades after six students were arrested; Sorbonne University was closed.
  • 1976 – assassin Mustafa Başaran killed Veli Doğan and Şaban Erkalay while he was running away. He was executed on September 12.
  • 1980 – The Process Leading to the 12 September 1980 Coup in Turkey (1979 - 12 September 1980): Prime Minister Süleyman Demirel, to the Chief of General Staff Kenan Evren, who wanted the presidential election crisis to be resolved, “He will discuss the issue with Ecevit in Yugoslavia, where he will go for Marshal Tito's funeral” told.
  • 1980 – The Process Leading to the 12 September 1980 Coup in Turkey (1979 - 12 September 1980): Chief of General Staff Kenan Evren, “We cannot wait any longer to watch these parties drag the country into disaster.” He ordered the Deputy Chief of General Staff, General Haydar Saltık, to complete the preparations for the intervention.
  • 1980 - Konstantin Karamanlis was elected President of Greece.
  • 1981 – IRA militant Bobby Sands dies in prison in England at the end of his hunger strike. Sands was also a member of the UK Parliament.
  • 1994 – Naim Süleymanoğlu broke the world record in 64 kg and won three gold medals at the European Weightlifting Championships held in Czechia.
  • 2000 – President of the Constitutional Court, Ahmet Necdet Sezer, was elected the 3th President of Turkey by getting the votes of 517 out of 330 deputies participating in the voting at the end of the 10rd round of voting in the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.
  • 2005 – The Labor Party, led by Tony Blair, won the general elections in England for the third time.
  • 2007 – Kenya Airlines Boeing 737-800 type passenger plane, which took off from Douala International Airport in Douala, Cameroon to go to Kenya's capital, Nairobi, crashed: 115 people died.

Births

  • 1479 – Guru Amar Das, third of the Sikh gurus (d. 1574)
  • 1747 – II. Leopold, Holy Roman emperor (d. 1792)
  • 1793 – Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor, American politician (d. 1874)
  • 1796 – Robert Foulis, Canadian inventor, civil engineer, and artist (d. 1866)
  • 1800 – Louis Hachette, French publisher (d. 1864)
  • 1811 – John William Draper, American scientist, philosopher, physician, historian, chemist, and photographer (d. 1882)
  • 1813 – Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher and theologian (d. 1855)
  • 1818 - Karl Marx, German thinker and founder of Marxism (d. 1883)
  • 1846 – Henryk Sienkiewicz, Polish novelist and Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1916)
  • 1851 – Bidâr Kadınefendi, II. Abdülhamid's favorite and fourth wife
  • 1864 – Nellie Bly, American journalist (d. 1922)
  • 1865 – Albert Aurier, French writer and art critic (d. 1892)
  • 1873 – Leon Czolgosz, American steel worker and anarchist (who assassinated William McKinley) (d. 1901)
  • 1877 – Georgiy Sedov, Ukrainian-Soviet explorer (d. 1914)
  • 1884 – Mazhar Osman Usman, Turkish psychiatrist (d. 1951)
  • 1895 – Mahmut Yesari, Turkish novelist and playwright (d. 1945)
  • 1900 – Paul Baumgarten, German architect (d. 1984)
  • 1914 – Tyrone Power, American actor (d. 1958)
  • 1915 – Sami Güner, Turkish photographer (d. 1991)
  • 1917 – Pío Leyva, Cuban musician and vocalist of Buena Vista Social Club (d. 2006)
  • 1919 – Hayri Esen, Turkish theater and film actor and voice actor (d. 1977)
  • 1919 – George Papadopoulos, Greek junta leader (d. 1999)
  • 1925 – Perihan Altındağ Sözeri, Classical Turkish music interpreter (d. 2008)
  • 1926 – Victor Ugarte, Bolivian football player
  • 1929 – Ayhan Işık, Turkish film actor (d. 1979)
  • 1930 – Stanford Shaw, American historian (d. 2006)
  • 1931 – Stan Anslow, English football player (d. 2017)
  • 1931 – Alev Sururi, Turkish theater, cinema and TV series actress (d. 2013)
  • 1934 – Henri Konan Bédié, Ivorian politician
  • 1937 – Delia Derbyshire, English musician and composer (d. 2001)
  • 1940 – Lance Henriksen, American actor and voice actor
  • 1943 – Michael Palin, English actor, writer, and world traveler
  • 1944 - John Terry, American actor
  • 1944 – Christian de Portzamparc, French architect
  • 1946 – Jim Kelly, American martial artist, actor, and athlete (d. 2013)
  • 1946 – Aydın Menderes, Turkish politician (son of Adnan Menderes) (d. 2011)
  • 1947 – Malam Bacai Sanhá, President of Guinea Bissau (d. 2012)
  • 1948 - Bill Ward, English drummer and musician
  • 1950 - Maggie MacNeal, Dutch singer
  • 1955 – Mehmet Terzi, Turkish athlete and sports manager
  • 1958 - Ron Arad, Israeli Air Force pilot
  • 1959 – Brian Williams, American announcer
  • 1959 – Cengiz Kurtoğlu, Turkish musician, pianist and singer
  • 1961 – Şefika Kutluer, Turkish flute soloist
  • 1963 – James LaBrie, Canadian musician
  • 1964 – Jean-François Copé, French politician
  • 1964 - Don Payne, was an American writer and producer (d. 2013)
  • 1966 - Shawn Drover, Canadian musician
  • 1966 – Sergey Stanishev, Bulgarian politician and 48th Prime Minister of Bulgaria
  • 1966 Josh Weinstein, American television writer
  • 1967 – Levent Kazak, Turkish screenwriter and playwright
  • 1969 – Ali Sabancı, Turkish businessman
  • 1970 – Kyan Douglas, American television host
  • 1970 – Mahmut Özer, Turkish academician
  • 1970 – Naomi Klein, Canadian journalist, author, and activist
  • 1975 – Fırat Tanış, Turkish actor and musician
  • 1976 – Dieter Brummer, Australian actor (d. 2021)
  • 1976 – Juan Pablo Sorín, Argentine football player
  • 1977 – Jessica Schwarz, German actress, voice actor, audiobook speaker, and presenter
  • 1978 – Santiago Cabrera, Chilean actor
  • 1979 - Vincent Kartheiser, an American actor
  • 1979 – Michael Albert Yobo, Nigerian football player and brother of Joseph Yobo
  • 1980 – Yosi Benayun, retired Israeli professional football player
  • 1980 – Anastasia Gimazetdinova, Uzbek figure skater
  • 1981 Craig David, English singer
  • 1983 - Henry Cavill, English actor
  • 1985 - Emanuele Giaccherini, Italian former football player
  • 1985 – Tsepo Masilela, South African football player
  • 1985 - PJ Tucker is an American professional basketball player.
  • 1987 – Graham Dorrans, Scottish footballer
  • 1988 – Adele, English singer-songwriter
  • 1988 – Ulaş Tuna Astepe, Turkish actress
  • 1989 – Chris Brown, American singer
  • 1990 – Martine Smeets, Dutch handball player
  • 1991 – Raúl Jiménez, Mexican football player
  • 1991 – Andrea Klikovac, Montenegrin handball player
  • 1991 – Robin de Kruijf, Dutch volleyball player
  • 1992 – Loïck Landre is a French football player.
  • Ibrahima Wadji, Senegalese football player
  • Takuya Shigehiro, Japanese football player
  • 1996 – Jai Hindley, Australian cyclist

Deaths

  • 311 – Galerius (Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus), Roman Emperor (b. 250)
  • 1306 – Konstantinos Paleologos, Byzantine prince of the Paleologos Dynasty (b. 1261)
  • 1705 – Leopold I, House of Habsburg and Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1640)
  • 1821 – Napoleon Bonaparte, French commander (b. 1769)
  • 1859 – Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet, German mathematician (b. 1805)
  • 1883 – Eva Gonzalès, French Impressionist painter (b. 1849)
  • 1897 – James Theodore Bent, English explorer, archaeologist, and author (b. 1852)
  • 1900 – Ivan Aivazovsky, Russian painter (b. 1817)
  • 1907 – Şeker Ahmet Pasha, Ottoman painter (b. 1841)
  • 1921 – Alfred Hermann Fried, Austrian Jewish pacifist, publisher, and journalist (b. 1864)
  • 1959 – Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentine academic, politician, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1878)
  • 1953 – Orhan Burian, Turkish essayist and critic and translator
  • 1973 – Friend Zekai Özger, Turkish poet (b. 1948)
  • 1977 – Ludwig Erhard, Federal Chancellor of Germany (b. 1897)
  • 1979 – Kemal Aygün, Turkish bureaucrat (b. 1914)
  • 1981 – Bobby Sands, Northern Irish politician and member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (b. 1954)
  • 1982 – Orhan Gündüz, Turkish diplomat and Honorary Consul General of Turkey in Boston
  • 1992 – Jean-Claude Pascal, French singer and actor (b. 1927)
  • 1995 – Mikhail Botvinnik, Soviet world chess champion (b. 1911)
  • 2002 – George Sydney, American film director (b. 1916)
  • 2006 – Atıf Yılmaz Batıbeki, Turkish director (b. 1925)
  • 2010 – Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, President of Nigeria (b. 1951)
  • 2011 – Halit Çelenk, Turkish lawyer (b. 1922)
  • 2011 – Dana Wynter, German-American actress (b. 1931)
  • 2012 – Carl Johan Bernadotte, King of Sweden VI. Fourth son and youngest child of Gustaf Adolf and his first wife, Princess Margaret of Connaught (b. 1916)
  • 2012 – George Knobel, former Dutch coach (b. 1920)
  • 2012 – Ali Uras, Professor of Medicine, former basketball player, former Galatasaray and TFF president (b. 1923)
  • 2013 – Hayri Sezgin, Turkish wrestler (b. 1961)
  • 2016 – Roman Perihan, Turkish soprano, painter, model and actress (b. 1942)
  • 2017 – Corinne Erhel, French female politician (b. 1967)
  • 2017 – Quinn O'Hara (birth name: Alice Jones), Scottish-born American actress (b. 1941)
  • 2018 – Michele Castoro, Roman Catholic bishop (b. 1952)
  • 2018 – José María Íñigo, Spanish radio and television presenter (b. 1942)
  • 2019 – Frank Brilando, American former male racing cyclist (b. 1925)
  • 2019 – Francisco Cabasés, Argentine former professional football player (b. 1916)
  • 2019 – Lewis A. Fidler, American politician (b. 1956)
  • 2019 – Norma Miller, American dancer, choreographer, comedian, writer, actress, singer, songwriter, and artistic director (b. 1919)
  • 2019 – Kadir Mısıroğlu, Turkish writer (b. 1933)
  • 2019 – Celil Oker, Turkish crime novel writer (b. 1952)
  • 2019 – Barbara Perry, American comedian and actress (b. 1921)
  • 2020 – Renee Amoore, American female activist, physicist, and politician (b. 1953)
  • 2020 – Brian J. Axsmith, American paleobotanist, paleoecologist, and professor of biology (b. 1963)
  • 2020 – Didi Kempot, Indonesian singer songwriter and philanthropist (b. 1966)
  • 2020 – William Antonio Daniels, stage name kiing shooter, American rapper (b. 1992)
  • 2020 – Diran Manoukian, French field hockey player (b. 1919)
  • 2020 – Ciro Pessoa (known by stage name: Tenzin Chopel), Brazilian singer, songwriter, and guitarist and poet (b. 1957)
  • 2021 – Abhilasha Patil, Indian actress (b. 1974)
  • 2021 – Fikret Koca is an Azerbaijani poet (b. 1935)
  • 2021 – Emine Işınsu, Turkish novelist and playwright, poet and magazine editor (b. 1938)
  • 2021 – Feđa Stojanović, Serbian actor (b. 1948)

Holidays and special occasions

  • Istanbul Ahirkapi Hıdırellez Festivals
  • 5 May World Midwifes Day
  • Cinco de Mayo

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