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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Monday, 24 November 2014

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

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  Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien) [or May 13, 1912] on May - 02.  

1895  Alfred Kurella, writer on May - 02.  

1897  On this day in history william Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63  

1898  On May - 02 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 May - 02 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 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  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 May - 02.  

1904  On May - 02 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1905  French newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work on this day in history.  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 May - 02.  

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

1907  Belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian govt on this day in history.  

1907  On May - 02 pinky Lee, children's show host (Pinky Lee Show)  

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

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In May - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1360  On May - 02 birth of yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)  

1451  On this day in history birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

1458  On May - 02 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 this day in history.  

1660  Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, Palermo Italy, composer (Tigrane) was born on May - 02.  

1695  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

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 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  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)