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 Caff√®," 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 L√©opold 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 "Civilizaci√≥n y Barbarie" on this day in history.
1845 On May - 02 august Pauly, German writer (Real Encyclopedia), dies at 48