Historical Events For May - 02
Thursday, 25 May 2017
1890 On May - 02 e[dward] E[lmer] "Doc" Smith, US, sci-fi author (Triplanetary)
1892 Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, [Red Baron], German WW I ace on this day in history.
1892 On May - 02 wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 69
1893 On May - 02 beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien) [or May 13, 1912]
1895 Alfred Kurella, writer on May - 02.
1897 On May - 02 william Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63
1898 Jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark) on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history george Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell" premieres in London
1900 George Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell," premieres in London on May - 02.
1900 Helen Morgan, singer/actress (Applause, Frankie & Johnny) on May - 02.
1901 Bob Wyatt, cricketer (England batsman 1927-37) on May - 02.
1902 The first science fiction film, "A Trip To The Moon", is released on May - 02.
1902 Brian Aherne, Worcestershire England, actor (Juarez) on May - 02.
1903 29th Kentucky Derby: Hal Booker aboard Judge Himes wins in 2:09 on May - 02.
1903 Benjamin Spock, CT, pediatrician (Common Sense Book of Baby Care) on May - 02.
1904 The birth of Bing Crosby, American actor and singer on May - 02.
1904 On May - 02 30th Kentucky Derby: Shorty Prior aboard Elwood wins in 2:08.50
1904 Georgi Dimitrov, composer on this day in history.
1905 On May - 02 french newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work
1906 On May - 02 32nd Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Troxler aboard Sir Huon wins in 2:08.8
1906 Aileen Riggin, Newport RI, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1920, 24) on May - 02.
1907 On May - 02 belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian Government
1907 Belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian govt on May - 02.
1907 On May - 02 pinky Lee, children's show host (Pinky Lee Show)
1908 On this day in history 1908 "Take me out to the Ball Game registered for copyright.
1908 William Bakewell, LA Calif, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show) on this day in history.
1909 Honus Wagner steals his way around bases in 1st inning against Cubs on this day in history.
1910 On May - 02 laurie Nash, cricketer (Tasmanian fast-bowler, 2 Tests for Australia)
1911 French troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco on this day in history.
1911 French troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco on May - 02.
1911 Lillian Rambach, teacher violinist on this day in history.
1912 Axel Springer, German newspaper magnate on May - 02.
1913 On this day in history nigel Patrick, London Engld, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold)
1914 Dennis Dyer, cricketer (opened batting for S Africa v England 1947) on May - 02.