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Historical Events For May - 02

Thursday, 25 May 2017

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

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

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

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

1895  Alfred Kurella, writer on May - 02.  

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

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

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

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

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  The first science fiction film, "A Trip To The Moon", is released on May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

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

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1905  On May - 02 french newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work  

1906  On May - 02 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 May - 02 belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian Government  

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

1907  On May - 02 pinky Lee, children's show host (Pinky Lee Show)  

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

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

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

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

1912  Axel Springer, German newspaper magnate on May - 02.  

1913  On this day in history nigel Patrick, London Engld, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold)  

1914  Dennis Dyer, cricketer (opened batting for S Africa v England 1947) on May - 02.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  On this day in history birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

1451  On May - 02 birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

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

1551  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on May - 02.  

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

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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  On May - 02 death of boris I of Bulgaria  

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

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

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