May 2, King Henry VIII accused Anna Boleyn of adultery, incest, and treason.


May 2, Diane Crump became the 1st woman jockey at the Kentucky Derby.
2000        May 2, Jockey Julie Krone became the first female elected to thoroughbred racing’s hall of fame.

May 2, Former nurse Christina Marie Riggs was executed by injection in Arkansas for smothering her two young children.


May 2, Pvt. 1st Class Lynndie England, the young woman pictured in some of the most notorious Abu Ghraib photos, pleaded guilty at Fort Hood, Texas, to mistreating prisoners. However, a judge later threw out the plea agreement; England was later convicted in a court-martial and sentenced to three years in prison.


May 2, In Kuwait a push to allow women to participate in local elections stalled when Islamist and conservative lawmakers abstained en masse from a key vote in parliament, leaving the measure undefeated but short of the number of votes needed for passage.


May 2, Wife of Enrique Saldana, a former police captain, Jeanette Magras Saldana (43) had bruises all over her body and that it appeared she had died hours before the emergency call was made. Saldana previously was sentenced in February 2011 to more than three years in prison after being convicted of participating in an extortion conspiracy.

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