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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

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1846  On May - 02 zygmunt Noskowski, composer  

1847  On this day in history sabbath famine  

1849  David H Chasse, baron/gen (fought Napoleon at Waterloo), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1853  Franconi's Hippodrome opens (NYC) on this day in history.  

1853  On this day in history marie Verstraete, actress (Louise-Frou Frou)  

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

1857  On May - 02 frederic Cliffe, composer  

1857  LC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies on May - 02.  

1859  Eugene D'Harcourt, composer on May - 02.  

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

1862  Marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine) on May - 02.  

1863  On this day in history stonewall Jackson attacks Chancellorsville VA, wounded by his own men; South defeats North  

1863  On this day in history south defeats North in Battle of Chancellorsville, Va  

1864  Giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72 on May - 02.  

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

1865  On this day in history 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  On May - 02 tyrone Power Sr, London England, actor (Alexanders Ragtime Band)  

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

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 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 May - 02.  

1884  Francois de Vries, Dutch economist on May - 02.  

1885  "Good Housekeeping" magazine is first published on this day in history.  

1885  On May - 02 congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium  

1885  On May - 02 "Good Housekeeping" magazine is 1st published  

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  Abyssinian emperor Menelik II/Italy signs Treaty of Wichale on this day in history.  

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  On May - 02 birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on May - 02.  

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  On this day in history birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

1660  On May - 02 birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

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

1702  On May - 02 birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  

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 this day in history.  

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on this day in history.  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on May - 02.  

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  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on May - 02.