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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Thursday, 30 October 2014

1846  On May - 02 zygmunt Noskowski, composer  

1847  On May - 02 sabbath famine  

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

1853  Franconi's Hippodrome opens (NYC) on May - 02.  

1853  Marie Verstraete, actress (Louise-Frou Frou) on May - 02.  

1855  On May - 02 theodore Moses Tobani, composer  

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

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

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 May - 02 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 this day in history.  

1869  On this day in history 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  Ross Barnes hit first homerun in the National League on May - 02.  

1876  Ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League on this day in history.  

1878  On this day in history uS stops minting 20¢ coin  

1878  On this day in history uS stops minting 20 cent coin  

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 this day in history.  

1884  Francois de Vries, Dutch economist on this day in history.  

1885  On May - 02 "Good Housekeeping" magazine is first published  

1885  Congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium on May - 02.  

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

1886  On May - 02 gottfried Benn, writer  

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

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 this day in history.  

1890  Territory of Oklahoma created on May - 02.  

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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  On this day in history birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

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

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  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

1702  On this day in history 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 May - 02.  

0756  On this day in history death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

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

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 this day in history.  

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.