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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Monday, 25 July 2016

1846  Zygmunt Noskowski, composer on this day in history.  

1847  Sabbath famine on May - 02.  

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  Theodore Moses Tobani, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history eugene D'Harcourt, composer  

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

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1862  On this day in history marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine)  

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 May - 02 giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72  

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 May - 02.  

1866  Peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao on May - 02.  

1869  On May - 02 tyrone Power Sr, London England, actor (Alexanders Ragtime Band)  

1872  G G van der Hoeven, Dutch editor-in-chief (NRC) on May - 02.  

1876  Ross Barnes hit first homerun in the National League on May - 02.  

1876  On this day in history ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League  

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

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

1881  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 on this day in history.  

1884  On May - 02 francois de Vries, Dutch economist  

1885  On this day in history "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 this day in history gottfried Benn, writer  

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

1887  Hannibal W Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film on May - 02.  

1887  Edward Collins, NY, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (White Sox, A's) on May - 02.  

1889  On this day in history abyssinian emperor Menelik II/Italy signs Treaty of Wichale  

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 May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on May - 02.  

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

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Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On May - 02 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  On May - 02 death of boris I of Bulgaria  

1230  On May - 02 death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on this day in history.  

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on this day in history.  

1450  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on this day in history.  

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