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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

1846  Zygmunt Noskowski, composer on this day in history.  

1847  Sabbath famine on this day in history.  

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

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

1853  On this day in history marie Verstraete, actress (Louise-Frou Frou)  

1855  On this day in history theodore Moses Tobani, composer  

1857  On this day in history frederic Cliffe, composer  

1857  On this day in history lC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies  

1859  Eugene D'Harcourt, composer on this day in history.  

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

1863  On this day in history south defeats North in Battle of Chancellorsville, Va  

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 this day in history.  

1865  On this day in history pres Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis  

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 this day in history ross Barnes hit first homerun in the National League  

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

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 this day in history.  

1887  On this day in history g Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence  

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  On this day in history abyssinian emperor Menelik II/Italy signs Treaty of Wichale  

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  On this day in history 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  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on this day in history.  

1601  On this day in history birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

1660  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on this day in history.  

1695  On this day in history birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  

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  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on this day in history.  

0649  On this day in history 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  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on this day in history.  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on this day in history.  

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)