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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Monday, 03 August 2015

1846  Zygmunt Noskowski, composer on May - 02.  

1847  Sabbath famine on this day in history.  

1849  David H Chasse, baron/gen (fought Napoleon at Waterloo), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1853  Franconi's Hippodrome opens (NYC) on May - 02.  

1853  Marie Verstraete, actress (Louise-Frou Frou) on May - 02.  

1855  Theodore Moses Tobani, composer on May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

1863  On May - 02 stonewall Jackson attacks Chancellorsville VA, wounded by his own men; South defeats North  

1863  South defeats North in Battle of Chancellorsville, Va on May - 02.  

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  On May - 02 peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao.  

1869  On May - 02 tyrone Power Sr, London England, actor (Alexanders Ragtime Band)  

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

1876  On May - 02 ross Barnes hit first homerun in the National League  

1876  On May - 02 ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League  

1878  US stops minting 20¢ coin on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1884  On this day in history francois de Vries, Dutch economist  

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

1885  Congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium on May - 02.  

1885  On May - 02 "Good Housekeeping" magazine is 1st published  

1886  On this day in history gottfried Benn, writer  

1887  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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 May - 02.  

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

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)  

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

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