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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

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

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 May - 02 alfred Kurella, writer  

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 May - 02.  

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

1900  George Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell," premieres in London on this day in history.  

1900  Helen Morgan, singer/actress (Applause, Frankie & Johnny) on May - 02.  

1901  On May - 02 bob Wyatt, cricketer (England batsman 1927-37)  

1902  On May - 02 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  29th Kentucky Derby: Hal Booker aboard Judge Himes wins in 2:09 on this day in history.  

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

1904  The birth of Bing Crosby, American actor and singer on this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history 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1905  On May - 02 french newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work  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  32nd Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Troxler aboard Sir Huon wins in 2:08.8 on May - 02.  

1906  On May - 02 aileen Riggin, Newport RI, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1920, 24)  

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

1907  On May - 02 belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian govt  

1907  Pinky Lee, children's show host (Pinky Lee Show) on this day in history.  

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  On May - 02 honus Wagner steals his way around bases in 1st inning against Cubs  

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

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

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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  On May - 02 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 May - 02.  

1695  On May - 02 birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  

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  On this day in history death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

0649  On this day in history maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

0756  Death of Emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701) on May - 02.  

0907  On May - 02 death of boris I of Bulgaria  

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

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 May - 02.  

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

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