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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

1729  On this day in history the birth of Catherine The Great  

1729  On May - 02 catherine II, the Great, empress of Russia (1762-96)  

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

1740  On this day in history elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society  

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

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 May - 02.  

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

1754  Vicente Martin y Soler, composer on May - 02.  

1768  Jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist on May - 02.  

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1772  Novalis, writer on May - 02.  

1776  On May - 02 france &Spain agree to donate arms to American rebels  

1776  On May - 02 france & Spain agreed to give weapons to American rebels  

1779  On this day in history john Galt, Scotland, novelist (Ayrshire Legatees, Lawrie Todd)  

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

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

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

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

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

1810  On May - 02 rev. Dr. Henry Jerome de Salis, divine (b.1740)  

1816  Marriage of Léopold of Saxe-Coburg and Charlotte Augusta on May - 02.  

1817  On this day in history zikmund Michal Kolesovsky, composer  

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

1821  On May - 02 abram Sanders Piatt, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1908  

1824  On May - 02 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  Hudson's Bay Company launches The Beaver, the first steamship on the British Columbia coast on May - 02.  

1837  Henry Martyn Robert, parliamentarian (Robert's Rules of Order) on this day in history.  

1843  On this day in history carl Michael Ziehrer, composer  

1844  Elijah McCoy, black inventor, held over 50 patents on this day in history.  

1845  Domingo Sarmiento publishes "Civilización y Barbarie" on May - 02.  

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

1845  August Pauly, German writer (Real Encyclopedia), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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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 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  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on this day in history.  

1660  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on May - 02.  

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

1702  On May - 02 birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  

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Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on May - 02.  

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

0756  On this day in history death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

0907  On this day in history death of boris I of Bulgaria  

1230  On this day in history death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  On May - 02 death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on May - 02.  

1450  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on May - 02.  

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