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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

1729  The birth of Catherine The Great on May - 02.  

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  On May - 02 empress Maria Theresa signs "Haugwitzschen State reform"  

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  On May - 02 ludwig August Lebrun, composer  

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

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

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1772  On this day in history novalis, writer  

1776  On May - 02 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  John Galt, Scotland, novelist (Ayrshire Legatees, Lawrie Todd) on May - 02.  

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

1780  On May - 02 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 this day in history.  

1810  On May - 02 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 this day in history.  

1817  Zikmund Michal Kolesovsky, composer on May - 02.  

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

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

1824  On May - 02 goethe visits Ettersberg (Buchenwald)  

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

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 this day in history.  

1837  On May - 02 henry Martyn Robert, parliamentarian (Robert's Rules of Order)  

1843  On May - 02 carl Michael Ziehrer, composer  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1695  On this day in history 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 May - 02 death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

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 May - 02 death of boris I of Bulgaria  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on this day in history.  

1250  On this day in history death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

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

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

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