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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Saturday, 13 February 2016

1846  Zygmunt Noskowski, composer on May - 02.  

1847  On this day in history sabbath famine  

1849  David H Chasse, baron/gen (fought Napoleon at Waterloo), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1865  Pres Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis on this day in history.  

1866  On this day in history peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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  "Good Housekeeping" magazine is first published on this day in history.  

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 May - 02.  

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

1889  On May - 02 abyssinian emperor Menelik II/Italy signs Treaty of Wichale  

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

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

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

1551  On May - 02 birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

1601  On May - 02 birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

1660  On this day in history birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

1695  On May - 02 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  On May - 02 death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

0649  On May - 02 maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on this day in history.  

0907  On this day in history death of boris I of Bulgaria  

1230  On May - 02 death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  On May - 02 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)  

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