Home | Birthdays | Deaths | Events | Holidays

 

Share This Page

Share This Page With Your Friends Via
 

Find A Historical Year

  • [ * 1988 ]
 

Yearwise Historical Events

 

Monthwise Historical Events

 

Events & Holidays Celebrated Today

Countrywise Events & Holidays »

  • Canary Islands Day (Spain)
  • Croatian Parliament Day (Croatia)
  • El día del árbol (Honduras)
  • Harvest Festival (Malaysia)
  • Indian Arrival Day (Trinidad & Tobago)
  • Mother's Day (Nicaragua)
  • Reconciliation Week (Australia)
  • Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal (Australia)
  • View All »

 

Days In May

 

Poll

  • Does life exist beyond Earth?
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
 

Latest Events Listers

 

Famous Quotes

 

Find Us On Facebook

 

Sponsors

 

Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Saturday, 30 May 2015

1846  Zygmunt Noskowski, composer on this day in history.  

1847  On May - 02 sabbath famine  

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

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

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

1855  On May - 02 theodore Moses Tobani, composer  

1857  Frederic Cliffe, composer on May - 02.  

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

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

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

1862  On May - 02 marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine)  

1863  Stonewall Jackson attacks Chancellorsville VA, wounded by his own men; South defeats North on May - 02.  

1863  South defeats North in Battle of Chancellorsville, Va on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72  

1865  President Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis on this day in history.  

1865  Pres Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis on this day in history.  

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

1869  Tyrone Power Sr, London England, actor (Alexanders Ragtime Band) on this day in history.  

1872  G G van der Hoeven, Dutch editor-in-chief (NRC) on this day in history.  

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

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  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  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  Gottfried Benn, writer on May - 02.  

1887  On May - 02 g Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence  

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  On this day in history territory of Oklahoma created  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | Next Page »

Making Of History Captured

Watch Rare Video Clips Of Historical Events

  • World's 10 Most Mysterious Pictures Ever Taken
  • Earth's 10 Most Mysterious Events
  • 5 Most Mysterious Photos From Mars
  • Cricket - The Most Rare and Funny Moments in Cricket History
  • Top 10 Unsportsmanlike Moments in Pro Sports
  • [Sports Highlights 1898-1935]
  • MUMBAI Blast Terrorist Attacks and The Attacks of 26/11 in mumbai real footage captured on CCTVs
  • [BREAKING UPDATE]: Footage of Terrorists Inside Nairobi Westgate Mall Attack
  • Eyewitness Videos of Paris Shooting Terror Attack at Charlie Hebdo | The New York Times
  • BBC Documentary - Ancient Torture Techniques Ancient Discoveries
  • Ancient Aliens On MARS, Discovery Of Toltec Face, NASA, Feb 6, 2014
  • Suppressed Ancient Discoveries From Around the World
  • 10 oldest Photos in History - Die ältesten Fotos der Welt
  • First Photo's Ever taken in Date order
  • Top 10 Scary Old Photos

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 May - 02.  

1601  On this day in history birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

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

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  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on May - 02.  

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on May - 02.  

1450  On May - 02 death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)