Historical Events For May - 02
Thursday, 19 January 2017
1846 Zygmunt Noskowski, composer on May - 02.
1847 On this day in history sabbath famine
1849 On this day in history david H Chasse, baron/gen (fought Napoleon at Waterloo), dies at 84
1853 Franconi's Hippodrome opens (NYC) on this day in history.
1853 Marie Verstraete, actress (Louise-Frou Frou) on May - 02.
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 May - 02 eugene D'Harcourt, composer
1860 On May - 02 d'Arcy Thompson, zoologist/classicist (On Growth & Form)
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 On May - 02 giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72
1865 On May - 02 president Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis
1865 Pres Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis on this day in history.
1866 On May - 02 peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao.
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 May - 02 ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League
1878 On May - 02 uS stops minting 20¢ coin
1878 US stops minting 20 cent coin on May - 02.
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 On May - 02 francois de Vries, Dutch economist
1885 "Good Housekeeping" magazine is first published on May - 02.
1885 Congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium on this day in history.
1885 "Good Housekeeping" magazine is 1st published on this day in history.
1886 Gottfried Benn, writer on this day in history.
1887 On May - 02 g Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence
1887 On May - 02 hannibal W Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film
1887 On May - 02 edward Collins, NY, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (White Sox, A's)
1889 Abyssinian emperor Menelik II/Italy signs Treaty of Wichale on May - 02.
1890 Territory of Oklahoma created on May - 02.