Which of these milestones on May 2nd intrigues you most?
1. Harry Potter Day
2. Leonardo da Vinci died in 1519 at age 67.
3. Hudson's Bay Company founded in 1776.
4. Henry Martyn Roberts, parliamentarian and author of Robert's Rules of Order was born in 1837.
5. Edouard Lockroy, French Minister of Culture, announced plans for a tower for the 1889 Paris exhibition and invited proposals for the project. The winning design was submitted by engineer Gustave Eiffel.
6. Arthur Miller won the Pulitzer Prize for Death of a Salesman in 1949.
7.BOAC introduces the world's first commercial jet airliner service in 1952.