May 5 ephemeris

May 5 ephemeris

1981 : Bobby sands, an IRA activist, dies in his cell in Long Kesh (Northern Ireland) after 66 days of hunger strike.
1958: On the occasion of the VIIIth Congress of the Communist Party, Mao announces an ambitious program for the reform of Chinese society, the "great leap forward".
1947: Faced with the beginnings of the Cold War and social unrest, the French communists are excluded from the government of Paul Ramadier.
1936: Following the invasion of his country by the Italians, the King of Ethiopia Haile Selassie must take the path of exile.
1821: Death ofNapoleon in his house in Longwood in Saint Helena.
614: The Persians of Emperor Chosroes II take Jerusalem, a center of Christian pilgrimage, and seize the relic of the "True Cross".



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