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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

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1846  Zygmunt Noskowski, composer on this day in history.  

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

1855  Theodore Moses Tobani, composer on May - 02.  

1857  Frederic Cliffe, composer on this day in history.  

1857  On May - 02 lC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies  

1859  On May - 02 eugene D'Harcourt, composer  

1860  On this day in history d'Arcy Thompson, zoologist/classicist (On Growth & Form)  

1862  On May - 02 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  Giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

1865  On May - 02 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  Tyrone Power Sr, London England, actor (Alexanders Ragtime Band) on May - 02.  

1872  On this day in history g G van der Hoeven, Dutch editor-in-chief (NRC)  

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 May - 02.  

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

1878  On May - 02 uS stops minting 20 cent coin  

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  On this day in history francois de Vries, Dutch economist  

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

1885  On May - 02 congo Free State established by King Leopold II of Belgium  

1885  On May - 02 "Good Housekeeping" magazine is 1st published  

1886  On May - 02 gottfried Benn, writer  

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

1887  Hannibal W Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on this day in history.  

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on this day in history.  

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

1551  On this day in history birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

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

1660  On May - 02 birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

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

1702  On this day in history 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 May - 02.  

0907  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on this day in history.  

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 May - 02 death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  On May - 02 death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)