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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Saturday, 25 April 2015

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 this day in history.  

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

1853  Marie Verstraete, actress (Louise-Frou Frou) on this day in history.  

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  D'Arcy Thompson, zoologist/classicist (On Growth & Form) on this day in history.  

1862  Marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine) on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history 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 May - 02.  

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

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  Tyrone Power Sr, London England, actor (Alexanders Ragtime Band) on May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1878  On this day in history uS stops minting 20¢ coin  

1878  On May - 02 uS stops minting 20 cent coin  

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  Francois de Vries, Dutch economist on May - 02.  

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

1885  On May - 02 congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium  

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

1886  Gottfried Benn, writer on May - 02.  

1887  G Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1889  On May - 02 abyssinian emperor Menelik II/Italy signs Treaty of Wichale  

1890  On May - 02 territory of Oklahoma created  

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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  On May - 02 birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

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

1660  On this day in history birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

1695  On May - 02 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  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on May - 02.  

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on May - 02.  

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on May - 02.  

1230  On this day in history death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on this day in history.  

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on May - 02.  

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