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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

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

1892  Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, [Red Baron], German WW I ace on May - 02.  

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

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

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

1902  Brian Aherne, Worcestershire England, actor (Juarez) on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history 29th Kentucky Derby: Hal Booker aboard Judge Himes wins in 2:09  

1903  On May - 02 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  30th Kentucky Derby: Shorty Prior aboard Elwood wins in 2:08.50 on May - 02.  

1904  Georgi Dimitrov, composer on May - 02.  

1905  On this day in history french newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work  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  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  On this day in history belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian govt  

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

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

1908  On May - 02 william Bakewell, LA Calif, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show)  

1909  Honus Wagner steals his way around bases in 1st inning against Cubs on this day in history.  

1910  Laurie Nash, cricketer (Tasmanian fast-bowler, 2 Tests for Australia) on May - 02.  

1911  On May - 02 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 May - 02 axel Springer, German newspaper magnate  

1913  Nigel Patrick, London Engld, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold) on this day in history.  

1914  On May - 02 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  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on May - 02.  

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on this day in history.  

1458  On May - 02 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  On May - 02 birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

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

1695  On May - 02 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  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on May - 02.  

0649  On May - 02 maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies  

0756  On this day in history death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

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

1230  On May - 02 death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

1250  On May - 02 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)