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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

1846  On May - 02 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  On this day in history franconi's Hippodrome opens (NYC)  

1853  On May - 02 marie Verstraete, actress (Louise-Frou Frou)  

1855  On this day in history theodore Moses Tobani, composer  

1857  Frederic Cliffe, composer on May - 02.  

1857  LC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies on this day in history.  

1859  On this day in history eugene D'Harcourt, composer  

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

1862  On this day in history marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine)  

1863  On this day in history stonewall Jackson attacks Chancellorsville VA, wounded by his own men; South defeats North  

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 May - 02.  

1865  On May - 02 pres Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis  

1866  On May - 02 peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao.  

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 May - 02.  

1876  On this day in history 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 May - 02 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  On May - 02 francois de Vries, Dutch economist  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1889  Abyssinian emperor Menelik II/Italy signs Treaty of Wichale on this day in history.  

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  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on this day in history.  

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on this day in history.  

1458  On this day in history birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

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  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on May - 02.  

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on May - 02.  

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 May - 02 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  On this day in history death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

1300  On this day in history death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  On this day in history death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)