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Historical Events For May - 02

Thursday, 19 January 2017

1729  On May - 02 the birth of Catherine The Great  Click To Search About This In Google

1729  On May - 02 catherine II, the Great, empress of Russia (1762-96)  Click To Search About This In Google

1736  Albert Seba, Amsterdam pharmacist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1740  On this day in history elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society  Click To Search About This In Google

1749  On May - 02 empress Maria Theresa signs "Haugwitzschen State reform"  Click To Search About This In Google

1750  On May - 02 carlo Goldoni's "La Botega di Caffè" premieres in Mantua  Click To Search About This In Google

1750  Carlo Goldoni's "La Botega di Caffè," premieres in Mantua on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1752  Ludwig August Lebrun, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1754  Vicente Martin y Soler, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1768  On May - 02 jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist  Click To Search About This In Google

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1772  On this day in history novalis, writer  Click To Search About This In Google

1776  France &Spain agree to donate arms to American rebels on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1776  France & Spain agreed to give weapons to American rebels on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1779  John Galt, Scotland, novelist (Ayrshire Legatees, Lawrie Todd) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1780  On May - 02 william Herschel discovers first binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris  Click To Search About This In Google

1780  William Herschel discovers 1st binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1799  On May - 02 henri-Joseph Rigel, composer, dies at 58  Click To Search About This In Google

1808  On May - 02 uprising against French occupation begins in Madrid  Click To Search About This In Google

1810  On May - 02 hans Christian Lumbye, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1810  On this day in history rev. Dr. Henry Jerome de Salis, divine (b.1740)  Click To Search About This In Google

1816  On this day in history marriage of Léopold of Saxe-Coburg and Charlotte Augusta.  Click To Search About This In Google

1817  On this day in history zikmund Michal Kolesovsky, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1818  Herman W Daendels, governor-gen of Guinea (1815-18), dies at 55 on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1821  Abram Sanders Piatt, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1908 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1824  On this day in history goethe visits Ettersberg (Buchenwald)  Click To Search About This In Google

1829  After anchoring nearby, Captain Charles Fremantle of the HMS Challenger, declares the Swan River Colony in Australia on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1833  On May - 02 czar Nicolas bans public sale of serfs  Click To Search About This In Google

1835  Hudson's Bay Company launches The Beaver, the first steamship on the British Columbia coast on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1837  On this day in history henry Martyn Robert, parliamentarian (Robert's Rules of Order)  Click To Search About This In Google

1843  Carl Michael Ziehrer, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1844  On May - 02 elijah McCoy, black inventor, held over 50 patents  Click To Search About This In Google

1845  Domingo Sarmiento publishes "Civilización y Barbarie" on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1845  Domingo Sarmiento publishes "Civilización y Barbarie" on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1845  On May - 02 august Pauly, German writer (Real Encyclopedia), dies at 48  Click To Search About This In Google

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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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1451  On May - 02 birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  Click To Search About This In Google

1458  On this day in history birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  Click To Search About This In Google

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1660  On May - 02 birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  Click To Search About This In Google

1695  On this day in history birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  Click To Search About This In Google

1702  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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)  Click To Search About This In Google

0649  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on May - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1450  On this day in history death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)  Click To Search About This In Google

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