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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Monday, 25 July 2016

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 May - 02.  

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

1749  On this day in history empress Maria Theresa signs "Haugwitzschen State reform"  

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

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

1752  On May - 02 ludwig August Lebrun, composer  

1754  On this day in history vicente Martin y Soler, composer  

1768  Jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist on this day in history.  

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1772  Novalis, writer on May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1780  On May - 02 william Herschel discovers first binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris  

1780  On May - 02 william Herschel discovers 1st binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris  

1799  On May - 02 henri-Joseph Rigel, composer, dies at 58  

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

1810  On this day in history hans Christian Lumbye, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

1833  Czar Nicolas bans public sale of serfs on May - 02.  

1835  On May - 02 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 this day in history.  

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

1844  Elijah McCoy, black inventor, held over 50 patents on May - 02.  

1845  On May - 02 domingo Sarmiento publishes "Civilización y Barbarie"  

1845  On May - 02 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  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on May - 02.  

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 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  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on May - 02.  

1702  On this day in history 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  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 May - 02.  

0907  On May - 02 death of boris I of Bulgaria  

1230  On May - 02 death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

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 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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