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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Monday, 02 May 2016

1890  On May - 02 e[dward] E[lmer] "Doc" Smith, US, sci-fi author (Triplanetary)  

1892  On May - 02 manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, [Red Baron], German WW I ace  

1892  Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 69 on May - 02.  

1893  On this day in history beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien) [or May 13, 1912]  

1895  On this day in history alfred Kurella, writer  

1897  William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63 on May - 02.  

1898  Jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark) on May - 02.  

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

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

1900  On this day in history helen Morgan, singer/actress (Applause, Frankie & Johnny)  

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 this day in history.  

1902  Brian Aherne, Worcestershire England, actor (Juarez) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1904  The birth of Bing Crosby, American actor and singer on May - 02.  

1904  30th Kentucky Derby: Shorty Prior aboard Elwood wins in 2:08.50 on May - 02.  

1904  Georgi Dimitrov, composer on May - 02.  

1905  On May - 02 french newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work  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  Belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian Government on May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

1908  On May - 02 william Bakewell, LA Calif, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show)  

1909  Honus Wagner steals his way around bases in 1st inning against Cubs on this day in history.  

1910  Laurie Nash, cricketer (Tasmanian fast-bowler, 2 Tests for Australia) on May - 02.  

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

1911  French troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco on this day in history.  

1911  On May - 02 lillian Rambach, teacher violinist  

1912  On this day in history axel Springer, German newspaper magnate  

1913  Nigel Patrick, London Engld, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold) on May - 02.  

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  On this day in history birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

1458  Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525) was born on May - 02.  

1551  On this day in history 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  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on this day in history.  

0649  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on this day in history.  

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

0907  On May - 02 death of boris I of Bulgaria  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on this day in history.  

1250  On this day in history death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

1300  On May - 02 death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on May - 02.  

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