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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

1729  The birth of Catherine The Great on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1749  Empress Maria Theresa signs "Haugwitzschen State reform" on this day in history.  

1750  On this day in history carlo Goldoni's "La Botega di Caffè" premieres in Mantua  

1750  Carlo Goldoni's "La Botega di Caffè," premieres in Mantua on this day in history.  

1752  On this day in history ludwig August Lebrun, composer  

1754  Vicente Martin y Soler, composer on this day in history.  

1768  On this day in history 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  On this day in history france & Spain agreed to give weapons to American rebels  

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  On this day in history william Herschel discovers 1st binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris  

1799  Henri-Joseph Rigel, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1808  On this day in history uprising against French occupation begins in Madrid  

1810  On this day in history hans Christian Lumbye, composer  

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

1816  On this day in history marriage of Léopold of Saxe-Coburg and Charlotte Augusta.  

1817  On this day in history zikmund Michal Kolesovsky, composer  

1818  Herman W Daendels, governor-gen of Guinea (1815-18), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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

1824  On this day in history goethe visits Ettersberg (Buchenwald)  

1829  After anchoring nearby, Captain Charles Fremantle of the HMS Challenger, declares the Swan River Colony in Australia on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history henry Martyn Robert, parliamentarian (Robert's Rules of Order)  

1843  On this day in history carl Michael Ziehrer, composer  

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

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

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

1845  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

1451  On this day in history birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

1458  On this day in history birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

1551  On this day in history birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

1601  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  

1702  On this day in history birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On this day in history death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

0649  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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)