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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Wednesday, 24 September 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 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 May - 02.  

1897  William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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  On May - 02 helen Morgan, singer/actress (Applause, Frankie & Johnny)  

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

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

1902  On this day in history brian Aherne, Worcestershire England, actor (Juarez)  

1903  29th Kentucky Derby: Hal Booker aboard Judge Himes wins in 2:09 on May - 02.  

1903  On May - 02 benjamin Spock, CT, pediatrician (Common Sense Book of Baby Care)  

1904  On May - 02 the birth of Bing Crosby, American actor and singer  

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

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1905  On this day in history french newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work  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 this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history aileen Riggin, Newport RI, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1920, 24)  

1907  Belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian Government on May - 02.  

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

1908  William Bakewell, LA Calif, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show) on May - 02.  

1909  On May - 02 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 May - 02 french troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco  

1911  On May - 02 lillian Rambach, teacher violinist  

1912  On this day in history axel Springer, German newspaper magnate  

1913  On May - 02 nigel Patrick, London Engld, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold)  

1914  On this day in history 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  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  William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales) was born on this day in history.  

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  Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766) was born on May - 02.  

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

1300  On this day in history death of blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)  

1450  Death of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396) on this day in history.