May 3 — Tel Aviv: Israel celebrates first anniversary.
May 5 — Detroit: 62,000 strike at Ford.
May 8 — Tokyo: Army takes over all civilian jobs in Japan.
May 10 — N.J.: Election ends 32-year reign of Frank Hague, controversial mayor of Jersey City.
May 11 — Israel voted into U.N. by Assembly vote 37 to 12.
May 15 — Israel abolishes restrictions on immigration.
May 22 — Berlin: One dead, 1,000 hurt in rail strike riots.
May 22 — Ex-defense chief Forrestal jumped 13 stories to his death from the 16th floor of the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
May 29 — Bolivia: 150 dead in tin strike riots; two Americans slain.
June 7 — Puerto Rico: 54 die in plane crash.
June 7 — FBI report discloses Soviet got U.S. shipment of atomic research devices in 1947.
June 8 — FBI names film Communists in Coplon case: Frederic March, Edward G. Robinson.
June 9 — U.S. bank helping Israel relocate 800,000 homeless Arabs.
June 16 — Prague posts guard on Archbishop Josef Beran after his refusal to permit Communist control over Church actions.
June 28 — Korea: Last U.S. combat troops called home, leaving only 500 advisers.
Compiled by Phyllis Stowers, Lifestyles Editor for The Lincoln Journal.
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