Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Thursday, 30 October 2014
1846 On May - 02 zygmunt Noskowski, composer
1847 On May - 02 sabbath famine
1849 On May - 02 david H Chasse, baron/gen (fought Napoleon at Waterloo), dies at 84
1853 Franconi's Hippodrome opens (NYC) on May - 02.
1853 Marie Verstraete, actress (Louise-Frou Frou) on May - 02.
1855 On May - 02 theodore Moses Tobani, composer
1857 Frederic Cliffe, composer on May - 02.
1857 On May - 02 lC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies
1859 Eugene D'Harcourt, composer on this day in history.
1860 On May - 02 d'Arcy Thompson, zoologist/classicist (On Growth & Form)
1862 Marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine) on May - 02.
1863 Stonewall Jackson attacks Chancellorsville VA, wounded by his own men; South defeats North on May - 02.
1863 South defeats North in Battle of Chancellorsville, Va on this day in history.
1864 On May - 02 giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72
1865 President Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis on this day in history.
1865 Pres Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis on this day in history.
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 On this day in history g G van der Hoeven, Dutch editor-in-chief (NRC)
1876 Ross Barnes hit first homerun in the National League on May - 02.
1876 Ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League on this day in history.
1878 On this day in history uS stops minting 20¢ coin
1878 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1884 Francois de Vries, Dutch economist on this day in history.
1885 On May - 02 "Good Housekeeping" magazine is first published
1885 Congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium on May - 02.
1885 "Good Housekeeping" magazine is 1st published on May - 02.
1886 On May - 02 gottfried Benn, writer
1887 On May - 02 g Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence
1887 On May - 02 hannibal W Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film
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 this day in history.
1890 Territory of Oklahoma created on May - 02.