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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Thursday, 26 May 2016

1846  Zygmunt Noskowski, composer on this day in history.  

1847  Sabbath famine on this day in history.  

1849  On this day in history david H Chasse, baron/gen (fought Napoleon at Waterloo), dies at 84  

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

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

1855  Theodore Moses Tobani, composer on this day in history.  

1857  On this day in history frederic Cliffe, composer  

1857  LC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies on this day in history.  

1859  On this day in history eugene D'Harcourt, composer  

1860  On this day in history d'Arcy Thompson, zoologist/classicist (On Growth & Form)  

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

1864  On May - 02 giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72  

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

1865  On May - 02 pres Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis  

1866  On this day in history peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1876  Ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League on May - 02.  

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

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  Francois de Vries, Dutch economist on this day in history.  

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

1886  On May - 02 gottfried Benn, writer  

1887  On this day in history g Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence  

1887  On this day in history 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  On this day in history territory of Oklahoma created  

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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 May - 02.  

1451  On this day in history birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

1458  On this day in history 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 May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on this day in history.  

0649  On May - 02 maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

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

0907  On this day in history death of boris I of Bulgaria  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on this day in history.  

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on May - 02.  

1300  On this day in history death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  On May - 02 death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)  

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