Historical Events Happened In May - 02
Monday, 03 August 2015
1846 Zygmunt Noskowski, composer on May - 02.
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 May - 02.
1853 Marie Verstraete, actress (Louise-Frou Frou) on May - 02.
1855 Theodore Moses Tobani, composer on May - 02.
1857 Frederic Cliffe, composer on May - 02.
1857 On May - 02 lC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies
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 this day in history.
1863 On May - 02 stonewall Jackson attacks Chancellorsville VA, wounded by his own men; South defeats North
1863 South defeats North in Battle of Chancellorsville, Va on May - 02.
1864 Giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72 on May - 02.
1865 On May - 02 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 On May - 02 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 On May - 02 g G van der Hoeven, Dutch editor-in-chief (NRC)
1876 On May - 02 ross Barnes hit first homerun in the National League
1876 On May - 02 ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League
1878 US stops minting 20¢ coin on this day in history.
1878 On May - 02 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 this day in history francois de Vries, Dutch economist
1885 "Good Housekeeping" magazine is first published on this day in history.
1885 Congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium on May - 02.
1885 On May - 02 "Good Housekeeping" magazine is 1st published
1886 On this day in history gottfried Benn, writer
1887 On this day in history g Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence
1887 On May - 02 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 May - 02.
1890 Territory of Oklahoma created on May - 02.