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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

1729  On May - 02 the birth of Catherine The Great  

1729  On this day in history catherine II, the Great, empress of Russia (1762-96)  

1736  Albert Seba, Amsterdam pharmacist, dies at 71 on May - 02.  

1740  On May - 02 elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society  

1749  Empress Maria Theresa signs "Haugwitzschen State reform" on this day in history.  

1750  On May - 02 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  On May - 02 ludwig August Lebrun, composer  

1754  On May - 02 vicente Martin y Soler, composer  

1768  On May - 02 jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist  

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1772  On May - 02 novalis, writer  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1808  On May - 02 uprising against French occupation begins in Madrid  

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

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  On this day in history zikmund Michal Kolesovsky, composer  

1818  On May - 02 herman W Daendels, governor-gen of Guinea (1815-18), dies at 55  

1821  Abram Sanders Piatt, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1908 on May - 02.  

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

1835  Hudson's Bay Company launches The Beaver, the first steamship on the British Columbia coast on May - 02.  

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

1843  Carl Michael Ziehrer, composer on May - 02.  

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

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  On this day in history birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on this day in history.  

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 May - 02.  

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

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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  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on this day in history.  

0756  On May - 02 death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

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

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

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

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

1450  On this day in history death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)  

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