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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

1846  Zygmunt Noskowski, composer on this day in history.  

1847  Sabbath famine on May - 02.  

1849  On this day in history david H Chasse, baron/gen (fought Napoleon at Waterloo), dies at 84  

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

1853  Marie Verstraete, actress (Louise-Frou Frou) on this day in history.  

1855  Theodore Moses Tobani, composer on May - 02.  

1857  Frederic Cliffe, composer on May - 02.  

1857  On May - 02 lC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies  

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

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

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  South defeats North in Battle of Chancellorsville, Va on May - 02.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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  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 May - 02.  

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

1878  On May - 02 uS stops minting 20 cent coin  

1881  On this day in history 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 May - 02 "Good Housekeeping" magazine is first published  

1885  On this day in history congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium  

1885  "Good Housekeeping" magazine is 1st published on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1889  Abyssinian emperor Menelik II/Italy signs Treaty of Wichale on May - 02.  

1890  On this day in history territory of Oklahoma created  

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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  Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525) was born on this day in history.  

1551  On this day in history birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1250  On this day in history death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

1300  On May - 02 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.