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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Thursday, 29 September 2016

1846  On this day in history 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 May - 02 theodore Moses Tobani, composer  

1857  On this day in history frederic Cliffe, composer  

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)  

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

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 May - 02.  

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  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 May - 02.  

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

1885  Congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium on May - 02.  

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  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 May - 02.  

1890  Territory of Oklahoma created on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on May - 02.  

1660  On May - 02 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)  

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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  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on May - 02.  

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