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.