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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

1846  On May - 02 zygmunt Noskowski, composer  

1847  Sabbath famine on this day in history.  

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 May - 02.  

1855  On this day in history theodore Moses Tobani, composer  

1857  On this day in history frederic Cliffe, composer  

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

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  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  Giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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 May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

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 May - 02.  

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

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  On May - 02 francois de Vries, Dutch economist  

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

1885  Congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium on this day in history.  

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

1886  Gottfried Benn, writer on May - 02.  

1887  G Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence on this day in history.  

1887  On this day in history hannibal W Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film  

1887  On May - 02 edward Collins, NY, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (White Sox, A's)  

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

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  On May - 02 birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

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  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on this day in history.  

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

1702  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on May - 02.  

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 this day in history maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

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

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on this day in history.  

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)