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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

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1846  On this day in history zygmunt Noskowski, composer  

1847  On May - 02 sabbath famine  

1849  David H Chasse, baron/gen (fought Napoleon at Waterloo), dies at 84 on May - 02.  

1853  Franconi's Hippodrome opens (NYC) on this day in history.  

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

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

1857  Frederic Cliffe, composer on May - 02.  

1857  LC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies on May - 02.  

1859  On May - 02 eugene D'Harcourt, composer  

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

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 May - 02.  

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

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 this day in history tyrone Power Sr, London England, actor (Alexanders Ragtime Band)  

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

1876  On May - 02 ross Barnes hit first homerun in the National League  

1876  On this day in history ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League  

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 May - 02.  

1884  Francois de Vries, Dutch economist on May - 02.  

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

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

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

1886  On May - 02 gottfried Benn, writer  

1887  G Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence on May - 02.  

1887  On this day in history 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  On May - 02 territory of Oklahoma created  

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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 this day in history.  

1451  On May - 02 birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

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 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 May - 02.  

1702  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On this day in history death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

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

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 May - 02.  

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)