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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Saturday, 26 July 2014

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 this day in history.  

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

1900  Helen Morgan, singer/actress (Applause, Frankie & Johnny) on this day in history.  

1901  Bob Wyatt, cricketer (England batsman 1927-37) on this day in history.  

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

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  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  On this day in history 30th Kentucky Derby: Shorty Prior aboard Elwood wins in 2:08.50  

1904  On this day in history georgi Dimitrov, composer  

1905  French newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work on this day in history.  

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

1906  On this day in history aileen Riggin, Newport RI, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1920, 24)  

1907  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1908  On this day in history 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  On this day in history laurie Nash, cricketer (Tasmanian fast-bowler, 2 Tests for Australia)  

1911  On this day in history french troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco  

1911  On this day in history french troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco  

1911  On this day in history lillian Rambach, teacher violinist  

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

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

1914  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

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  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  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on this day in history.  

1695  On this day in history birth of giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)  

1702  On this day in history birth of friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782)  

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

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 this day in history death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  On this day in history death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)