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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

1729  On May - 02 the birth of Catherine The Great  

1729  Catherine II, the Great, empress of Russia (1762-96) on this day in history.  

1736  Albert Seba, Amsterdam pharmacist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1740  Elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society on May - 02.  

1749  Empress Maria Theresa signs "Haugwitzschen State reform" on May - 02.  

1750  On May - 02 carlo Goldoni's "La Botega di Caffè" premieres in Mantua  

1750  On May - 02 carlo Goldoni's "La Botega di Caffè," premieres in Mantua  

1752  Ludwig August Lebrun, composer on this day in history.  

1754  On May - 02 vicente Martin y Soler, composer  

1768  On May - 02 jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist  

1772  Novalis, writer on this day in history.  

1776  On this day in history france &Spain agree to donate arms to American rebels  

1776  France & Spain agreed to give weapons to American rebels on May - 02.  

1779  John Galt, Scotland, novelist (Ayrshire Legatees, Lawrie Todd) on this day in history.  

1780  On this day in history william Herschel discovers first binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris  

1780  William Herschel discovers 1st binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris on May - 02.  

1799  Henri-Joseph Rigel, composer, dies at 58 on May - 02.  

1808  Uprising against French occupation begins in Madrid on this day in history.  

1810  Hans Christian Lumbye, composer on this day in history.  

1810  Rev. Dr. Henry Jerome de Salis, divine (b.1740) on this day in history.  

1816  On May - 02 marriage of Léopold of Saxe-Coburg and Charlotte Augusta.  

1817  Zikmund Michal Kolesovsky, composer on May - 02.  

1818  On May - 02 herman W Daendels, governor-gen of Guinea (1815-18), dies at 55  

1821  Abram Sanders Piatt, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1908 on this day in history.  

1824  Goethe visits Ettersberg (Buchenwald) on this day in history.  

1829  On May - 02 after anchoring nearby, Captain Charles Fremantle of the HMS Challenger, declares the Swan River Colony in Australia.  

1833  Czar Nicolas bans public sale of serfs on this day in history.  

1835  On this day in history hudson's Bay Company launches The Beaver, the first steamship on the British Columbia coast.  

1837  Henry Martyn Robert, parliamentarian (Robert's Rules of Order) on May - 02.  

1843  Carl Michael Ziehrer, composer on this day in history.  

1844  On this day in history elijah McCoy, black inventor, held over 50 patents  

1845  On this day in history domingo Sarmiento publishes "Civilización y Barbarie"  

1845  Domingo Sarmiento publishes "Civilización y Barbarie" on this day in history.  

1845  On May - 02 august Pauly, German writer (Real Encyclopedia), dies at 48  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on May - 02.  

1451  On May - 02 birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

1458  On May - 02 birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

1551  On May - 02 birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

1601  On May - 02 birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

1660  On this day in history birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

1702  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on May - 02.  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On May - 02 death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

0649  On May - 02 maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on this day in history.  

0907  On May - 02 death of boris I of Bulgaria  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on this day in history.  

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on this day in history.  

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on this day in history.  

1450  On this day in history death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)