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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Thursday, 25 August 2016

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  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 May - 02.  

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  On this day in history jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist  

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1772  Novalis, writer on this day in history.  

1776  On May - 02 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  On May - 02 john Galt, Scotland, novelist (Ayrshire Legatees, Lawrie Todd)  

1780  William Herschel discovers first binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris on this day in history.  

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

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 May - 02 hans Christian Lumbye, composer  

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

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

1817  On May - 02 zikmund Michal Kolesovsky, composer  

1818  Herman W Daendels, governor-gen of Guinea (1815-18), dies at 55 on May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

1833  Czar Nicolas bans public sale of serfs on this day in history.  

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  On May - 02 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 this day in history.  

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

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  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on May - 02.  

1458  Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525) was born on this day in history.  

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on May - 02.  

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

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on this day in history.  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on May - 02.  

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on May - 02.  

1300  On May - 02 death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  On May - 02 death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)  

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