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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Sunday, 21 December 2014

1890  On this day in history e[dward] E[lmer] "Doc" Smith, US, sci-fi author (Triplanetary)  

1892  On this day in history manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, [Red Baron], German WW I ace  

1892  Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1893  Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien) [or May 13, 1912] on May - 02.  

1895  On this day in history alfred Kurella, writer  

1897  On May - 02 william Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63  

1898  On this day in history jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark)  

1900  On this day in history george Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell" premieres in London  

1900  On May - 02 george Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell," premieres in London  

1900  Helen Morgan, singer/actress (Applause, Frankie & Johnny) on May - 02.  

1901  Bob Wyatt, cricketer (England batsman 1927-37) on this day in history.  

1902  The first science fiction film, "A Trip To The Moon", is released on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history brian Aherne, Worcestershire England, actor (Juarez)  

1903  On this day in history 29th Kentucky Derby: Hal Booker aboard Judge Himes wins in 2:09  

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 this day in history.  

1904  30th Kentucky Derby: Shorty Prior aboard Elwood wins in 2:08.50 on this day in history.  

1904  Georgi Dimitrov, composer on this day in history.  

1905  On May - 02 french newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work  

1906  On this day in history 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 this day in history belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian Government  

1907  On this day in history belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian govt  

1907  On this day in history pinky Lee, children's show host (Pinky Lee Show)  

1908  1908 "Take me out to the Ball Game registered for copyright on this day in history.  

1908  William Bakewell, LA Calif, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show) on May - 02.  

1909  On May - 02 honus Wagner steals his way around bases in 1st inning against Cubs  

1910  On May - 02 laurie Nash, cricketer (Tasmanian fast-bowler, 2 Tests for Australia)  

1911  French troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco on May - 02.  

1911  On this day in history french troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco  

1911  Lillian Rambach, teacher violinist on May - 02.  

1912  On May - 02 axel Springer, German newspaper magnate  

1913  Nigel Patrick, London Engld, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold) on this day in history.  

1914  Dennis Dyer, cricketer (opened batting for S Africa v England 1947) 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  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 May - 02 birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

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

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

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

1702  On May - 02 birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on May - 02.  

0649  On this day in history maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

0756  On this day in history death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

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

1230  On this day in history death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on May - 02.  

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 this day in history.