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Historical Events For May - 02

Thursday, 23 March 2017

1890  On May - 02 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  On this day in history wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 69  

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

1895  Alfred Kurella, writer on this day in history.  

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 May - 02 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.  

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1901  Bob Wyatt, cricketer (England batsman 1927-37) on May - 02.  

1902  On May - 02 the first science fiction film, "A Trip To The Moon", is released  

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 this day in history.  

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 May - 02.  

1904  Georgi Dimitrov, composer on this day in history.  

1905  On May - 02 french newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work  

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 May - 02.  

1907  Belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian Government on this day in history.  

1907  Belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian govt on May - 02.  

1907  Pinky Lee, children's show host (Pinky Lee Show) on May - 02.  

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

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  On May - 02 french troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco  

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

1911  On this day in history lillian Rambach, teacher violinist  

1912  Axel Springer, German newspaper magnate on this day in history.  

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

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on May - 02.  

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

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on this day in history.  

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history birth of pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane)  

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on May - 02.  

1702  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on May - 02.  

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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  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on May - 02.  

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on this day in history.  

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

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on May - 02.  

1250  On May - 02 death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on this day in history.  

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

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