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Historical Events For May - 02

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

1846  Zygmunt Noskowski, composer on this day in history.  

1847  Sabbath famine on this day in history.  

1849  David H Chasse, baron/gen (fought Napoleon at Waterloo), dies at 84 on May - 02.  

1853  On this day in history franconi's Hippodrome opens (NYC)  

1853  On May - 02 marie Verstraete, actress (Louise-Frou Frou)  

1855  On this day in history theodore Moses Tobani, composer  

1857  Frederic Cliffe, composer on this day in history.  

1857  LC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies on this day in history.  

1859  Eugene D'Harcourt, composer on this day in history.  

1860  D'Arcy Thompson, zoologist/classicist (On Growth & Form) on May - 02.  

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1862  On May - 02 marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine)  

1863  Stonewall Jackson attacks Chancellorsville VA, wounded by his own men; South defeats North on May - 02.  

1863  On this day in history south defeats North in Battle of Chancellorsville, Va  

1864  Giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72 on May - 02.  

1865  On May - 02 president Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis  

1865  Pres Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis on May - 02.  

1866  Peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao on this day in history.  

1869  On this day in history tyrone Power Sr, London England, actor (Alexanders Ragtime Band)  

1872  G G van der Hoeven, Dutch editor-in-chief (NRC) on May - 02.  

1876  On this day in history ross Barnes hit first homerun in the National League  

1876  On this day in history ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League  

1878  US stops minting 20¢ coin on May - 02.  

1878  On May - 02 uS stops minting 20 cent coin  

1881  Portage La Prairie Manitoba, Canadian Pacific Railway starts building its prairie section of track; first sod turned for the CPR as a company line; first rail also laid at Fort William on May - 02.  

1884  On May - 02 francois de Vries, Dutch economist  

1885  On this day in history "Good Housekeeping" magazine is first published  

1885  On this day in history congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium  

1885  On this day in history "Good Housekeeping" magazine is 1st published  

1886  On May - 02 gottfried Benn, writer  

1887  G Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence on May - 02.  

1887  Hannibal W Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film on this day in history.  

1887  Edward Collins, NY, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (White Sox, A's) on May - 02.  

1889  Abyssinian emperor Menelik II/Italy signs Treaty of Wichale on May - 02.  

1890  Territory of Oklahoma created on May - 02.  

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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 this day in history.  

1451  On May - 02 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  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on this day in history.  

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on May - 02.  

1660  On May - 02 birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

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  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on May - 02.  

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  On this day in history death of boris I of Bulgaria  

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

1250  On May - 02 death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

1300  On this day in history death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on this day in history.  

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