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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Sunday, 23 November 2014

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 May - 02.  

1853  On May - 02 franconi's Hippodrome opens (NYC)  

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

1855  On May - 02 theodore Moses Tobani, composer  

1857  Frederic Cliffe, composer on this day in history.  

1857  On May - 02 lC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies  

1859  On May - 02 eugene D'Harcourt, composer  

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  Stonewall Jackson attacks Chancellorsville VA, wounded by his own men; South defeats North on this day in history.  

1863  On May - 02 south defeats North in Battle of Chancellorsville, Va  

1864  On this day in history giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72  

1865  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1869  Tyrone Power Sr, London England, actor (Alexanders Ragtime Band) on this day in history.  

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  Ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League on this day in history.  

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

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

1881  On May - 02 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 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  Hannibal W Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film on this day in history.  

1887  On May - 02 edward Collins, NY, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (White Sox, A's)  

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

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  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on this day in history.  

1458  On May - 02 birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

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 this day in history.  

1660  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on this day in history.  

1695  On this day in history birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  

1702  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On this day in history death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

0649  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on May - 02.  

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

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 May - 02.