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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

1846  Zygmunt Noskowski, composer on this day in history.  

1847  On May - 02 sabbath famine  

1849  On May - 02 david H Chasse, baron/gen (fought Napoleon at Waterloo), dies at 84  

1853  On this day in history franconi's Hippodrome opens (NYC)  

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

1859  Eugene D'Harcourt, composer on this day in history.  

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

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1862  Marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine) on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history 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  Giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72 on May - 02.  

1865  On May - 02 president Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis  

1865  On this day in history pres Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis  

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

1878  On May - 02 uS stops minting 20¢ coin  

1878  On May - 02 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 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  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 May - 02.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1551  On May - 02 birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on this day in history.  

1660  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on this day in history.  

1695  On this day in history 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)  

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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 this day in history maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

0756  On May - 02 death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

0907  On this day in history death of boris I of Bulgaria  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on this day in history.  

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

1300  On May - 02 death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  On this day in history death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)  

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