Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Friday, 21 October 2016
1846 On May - 02 zygmunt Noskowski, composer
1847 Sabbath famine on May - 02.
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 this day in history.
1853 On May - 02 marie Verstraete, actress (Louise-Frou Frou)
1855 On May - 02 theodore Moses Tobani, composer
1857 Frederic Cliffe, composer on May - 02.
1857 LC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies on May - 02.
1859 On May - 02 eugene D'Harcourt, composer
1860 D'Arcy Thompson, zoologist/classicist (On Growth & Form) on May - 02.
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 this day in history.
1864 Giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1865 On May - 02 president Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis
1865 On May - 02 pres Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis
1866 Peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao on May - 02.
1869 On May - 02 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 On this day in history ross Barnes hit first homerun in the National League
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 US stops minting 20 cent coin on May - 02.
1881 On this day in history 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.
1884 On May - 02 francois de Vries, Dutch economist
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 this day in history gottfried Benn, writer
1887 On May - 02 g Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence
1887 Hannibal W Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film on May - 02.
1887 On this day in history edward Collins, NY, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (White Sox, A's)
1889 On this day in history abyssinian emperor Menelik II/Italy signs Treaty of Wichale
1890 Territory of Oklahoma created on May - 02.