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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Sunday, 29 March 2015

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

1892  Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, [Red Baron], German WW I ace on May - 02.  

1892  On May - 02 wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 69  

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

1895  Alfred Kurella, writer on this day in history.  

1897  William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

1900  George Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell" premieres in London on May - 02.  

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

1900  On May - 02 helen Morgan, singer/actress (Applause, Frankie & Johnny)  

1901  On this day in history bob Wyatt, cricketer (England batsman 1927-37)  

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

1902  On May - 02 brian Aherne, Worcestershire England, actor (Juarez)  

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 this day in history.  

1904  Georgi Dimitrov, composer on this day in history.  

1905  French newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work on May - 02.  

1906  32nd Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Troxler aboard Sir Huon wins in 2:08.8 on this day in history.  

1906  Aileen Riggin, Newport RI, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1920, 24) on this day in history.  

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  Pinky Lee, children's show host (Pinky Lee Show) on this day in history.  

1908  On May - 02 1908 "Take me out to the Ball Game registered for copyright.  

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

1909  On this day in history honus Wagner steals his way around bases in 1st inning against Cubs  

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  On May - 02 french troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco  

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 this day in history.  

1914  On May - 02 dennis Dyer, cricketer (opened batting for S Africa v England 1947)  

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

1601  On this day in history birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

1660  On this day in history 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  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  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 this day in history 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)