The Daily News | May 2

Leonardo Da Vinci, artist, scientist, and inventor, died, 1519
Alcatraz prison revolt, 1946
Lou Gehrig missed first game after 2,130 consecutive starts, 1939
Joseph McCarthy, US Senator, died, 1957
FCC approved regular scheduling of commercial TV broadcasts, 1941
Mine fire in Kellogg, Idaho (91 died), 1972
“Bulldog Drummond,” the first Drummond movie was released, 1929
J. Edgar Hoover, US FBI director, died, 1972
Gen. Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson shot by his own soldiers, 1863
“The Postman Always Rings Twice” opened, 1946
Argentine cruiser General Belgrano sunk by British submarine (321 killed), 1982
$100,000 offered for the capture of Jefferson Davis, 1865
Only major league baseball game with no hits on either side through nine innings (Cincinatti vs. Chicago), 1917
Dismantling of fence between Hungary and Austria began, 1989