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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Sunday, 14 February 2016

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 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 this day in history alfred Kurella, writer  

1897  William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63 on May - 02.  

1898  Jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark) on May - 02.  

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  On this day in history helen Morgan, singer/actress (Applause, Frankie & Johnny)  

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

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

1902  Brian Aherne, Worcestershire England, actor (Juarez) on May - 02.  

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 May - 02.  

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

1904  30th Kentucky Derby: Shorty Prior aboard Elwood wins in 2:08.50 on May - 02.  

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1905  French newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work on May - 02.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

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

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

1911  On May - 02 lillian Rambach, teacher violinist  

1912  Axel Springer, German newspaper magnate on this day in history.  

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

1601  Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern) was born on this day in history.  

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 May - 02 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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 May - 02 death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on this day in history.  

1450  On May - 02 death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)  

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