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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Thursday, 29 January 2015

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

1892  Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, [Red Baron], German WW I ace on this day in history.  

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

1893  On May - 02 beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien) [or May 13, 1912]  

1895  Alfred Kurella, writer on May - 02.  

1897  On this day in history 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  George Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell" premieres in London on this day in history.  

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

1900  On this day in history 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 this day in history brian Aherne, Worcestershire England, actor (Juarez)  

1903  On May - 02 29th Kentucky Derby: Hal Booker aboard Judge Himes wins in 2:09  

1903  On this day in history benjamin Spock, CT, pediatrician (Common Sense Book of Baby Care)  

1904  On May - 02 the birth of Bing Crosby, American actor and singer  

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1905  French newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work on May - 02.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1911  Lillian Rambach, teacher violinist on this day in history.  

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

1913  On May - 02 nigel Patrick, London Engld, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold)  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

1601  On May - 02 birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

1660  On May - 02 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.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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