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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Tuesday, 01 September 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 May - 02.  

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

1853  On May - 02 marie Verstraete, actress (Louise-Frou Frou)  

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

1857  On this day in history frederic Cliffe, composer  

1857  On this day in history lC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies  

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

1860  D'Arcy Thompson, zoologist/classicist (On Growth & Form) on May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

1864  Giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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  On May - 02 peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao.  

1869  On this day in history tyrone Power Sr, London England, actor (Alexanders Ragtime Band)  

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  On May - 02 ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League  

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

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  On May - 02 francois de Vries, Dutch economist  

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  On May - 02 "Good Housekeeping" magazine is 1st published  

1886  On this day in history gottfried Benn, writer  

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

1887  On May - 02 hannibal W Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film  

1887  Edward Collins, NY, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (White Sox, A's) on this day in history.  

1889  Abyssinian emperor Menelik II/Italy signs Treaty of Wichale on May - 02.  

1890  Territory of Oklahoma created on this day in history.  

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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 May - 02.  

1458  Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525) was born on May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

1660  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on May - 02.  

1695  On May - 02 birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  

1702  On this day in history birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on May - 02.  

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

0756  On this day in history death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

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 this day in history 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.  

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