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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Saturday, 30 April 2016

1846  Zygmunt Noskowski, composer on this day in history.  

1847  On this day in history sabbath famine  

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

1853  On May - 02 franconi's Hippodrome opens (NYC)  

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

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

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 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 May - 02 stonewall Jackson attacks Chancellorsville VA, wounded by his own men; South defeats North  

1863  On May - 02 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1876  Ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League on May - 02.  

1878  On May - 02 uS stops minting 20¢ coin  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1886  Gottfried Benn, writer on May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

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  On this day in history birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

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

1458  On May - 02 birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

1695  On this day in history 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 May - 02.  

0649  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on May - 02.  

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on May - 02.  

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

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