Historical Events Happened In May - 01
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
1852 -1 in history calamity [Martha] Jane [Burke], frontier adventurer/indian fighter
1853 -1 in history.
1854 Amsterdam begins transferring drinking water out of the dunes on this day in history.
1857 -1 in history william Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy
1858 On this day in history anthony Johnson Showalter, composer
1859 On this day in history bohuslav Jeremias, composer
1861 -1 in history lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry
1862 Union captain David Farragut conquers New Orleans on this day in history.
1863 Battle of Chancellorsville VA (29,000 injured or died) on this day in history.
1863 -1 in history battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi
1863 -1 in history confederate "National Flag" replaces "Stars &Bars"
1863 -1 in history.
1863 On this day in history battle of Chancellorsville, VA (29,000 injured or died)
1863 Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29 on this day in history.
1864 Atlanta campaign, Georgia on this day in history.
1864 -1 in history.
1864 On this day in history wilderness campaign
1864 On this day in history -8] Battle at Alexandria, Louisiana (Red River Campaign)
1866 -1 in history american Equal Rights Association forms
1867 -1 in history.
1867 On this day in history howard University chartered
1869 -1 in history.
1869 -1 in history a colt is reported killed by a meteorite near New Concord OH
1869 -1 in history.
1870 -1 in history.
1872 -1 in history amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies
1873 On this day in history emperor Franz Jozef opens 5th World's Fair in Wien (Vienna)
1873 On this day in history the first US postal card issued
1873 On this day in history 1st US postal card issued
1873 -1 in history david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60
1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1875 238 members of "Whiskey Ring" accused of anti-US activities on this day in history.
1880 -1 in history.
1881 On this day in history pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist