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Historical Events For May - 02

Thursday, 23 February 2017

1890  E[dward] E[lmer] "Doc" Smith, US, sci-fi author (Triplanetary) on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, [Red Baron], German WW I ace  

1892  Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1893  On May - 02 beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien) [or May 13, 1912]  

1895  Alfred Kurella, writer on May - 02.  

1897  On May - 02 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 May - 02.  

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.  

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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 May - 02.  

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

1903  On May - 02 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 this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history 30th Kentucky Derby: Shorty Prior aboard Elwood wins in 2:08.50  

1904  On May - 02 georgi Dimitrov, composer  

1905  French newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work on May - 02.  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 this day in history belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian Government  

1907  On May - 02 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 this day in history 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 May - 02.  

1910  Laurie Nash, cricketer (Tasmanian fast-bowler, 2 Tests for Australia) on this day in history.  

1911  French troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco on May - 02.  

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

1911  Lillian Rambach, teacher violinist on this day in history.  

1912  Axel Springer, German newspaper magnate on May - 02.  

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

1451  On May - 02 birth of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)  

1458  On this day in history birth of leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)  

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  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  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on May - 02.  

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Famous Deaths In May - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0373  On May - 02 death of athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)  

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

0756  On May - 02 death of emperor Shōmu, Emperor of Japan (b. 701)  

0907  On May - 02 death of boris I of Bulgaria  

1230  Death of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197) on this day in history.  

1250  On this day in history death of toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered  

1300  Death of Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248) on May - 02.  

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

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