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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Wednesday, 23 April 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  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  George Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell," premieres in London on this day in history.  

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

1901  On this day in history bob Wyatt, cricketer (England batsman 1927-37)  

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 this day in history.  

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

1903  Benjamin Spock, CT, pediatrician (Common Sense Book of Baby Care) on this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history the birth of Bing Crosby, American actor and singer  

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1905  French newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work on this day in history.  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  Aileen Riggin, Newport RI, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1920, 24) on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian Government  

1907  On this day in history belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian govt  

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  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  Lillian Rambach, teacher violinist on this day in history.  

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  Dennis Dyer, cricketer (opened batting for S Africa v England 1947) on this day in history.  

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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  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  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 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  Death of Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

0907  On this day in history death of boris I of Bulgaria  

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

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on this day in history.  

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

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