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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Sunday, 21 December 2014

1729  On May - 02 the birth of Catherine The Great  

1729  Catherine II, the Great, empress of Russia (1762-96) on May - 02.  

1736  On May - 02 albert Seba, Amsterdam pharmacist, dies at 71  

1740  Elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1754  On May - 02 vicente Martin y Soler, composer  

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

1772  On this day in history novalis, writer  

1776  France &Spain agree to donate arms to American rebels on May - 02.  

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  On May - 02 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  On this day in history henri-Joseph Rigel, composer, dies at 58  

1808  Uprising against French occupation begins in Madrid on May - 02.  

1810  On May - 02 hans Christian Lumbye, composer  

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

1816  On May - 02 marriage of Léopold of Saxe-Coburg and Charlotte Augusta.  

1817  Zikmund Michal Kolesovsky, composer on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history czar Nicolas bans public sale of serfs  

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 May - 02.  

1843  Carl Michael Ziehrer, composer on May - 02.  

1844  On May - 02 elijah McCoy, black inventor, held over 50 patents  

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

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

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  Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525) was born on this day in history.  

1551  On May - 02 birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

1601  On this day in history birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

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

1695  On May - 02 birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  

1702  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on May - 02.  

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 May - 02 death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

0907  On May - 02 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 this day in history.  

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