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Historical Events For May - 02

Monday, 24 April 2017

1986  Transportation Expo 86 opens in Vancouver British Columbia on this day in history.  

1986  On May - 02 henri Toivonen, Finnish rallydriver (b.1956)  

1988  On May - 02 jackson Pollock's "Search" sold for $4,800,000  

1988  Reds manager Pete Rose is suspended for 30 days for pushing an ump on May - 02.  

1990  On May - 02 south Africa &African National Congress open talks to end apartheid  

1990  David Rappaport, 3'11' actor (Wizard, LA Law), shoots himself at 38 on this day in history.  

1991  Hal Bell, dies at 65 on May - 02.  

1992  On this day in history yugoslav Army seize Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic  

1992  Joey Cuevas, dancer, dies at 34 on this day in history.  

1993  On this day in history julio Gallo, wine maker (Gallo), dies in a car accident at 82  

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1994  On this day in history bus crashes into a tree at Gdansk Poland, 30 killed  

1994  On May - 02 dr Kevokian found innocent on assisting suicides  

1994  On this day in history michael Bolton found to have plagiarized Isley Brothers "Love is Wonderful Thing"  

1994  On May - 02 louis Calaferte, writer (Requiem of the Innocents), dies at 65  

1995  Serb missiles exploded in the heart of Zagreb, killing six on this day in history.  

1996  Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, civil servant, dies at 97 on May - 02.  

1997  On May - 02 donald Trump &Marla Maples announce they are separating  

1997  On this day in history mercury Mail announces its 1 millionth internet subscriber  

1997  On this day in history republic of Texas security chief Robert Scheidt surrenders  

1999  On this day in history central Manitoba Railway takes over the operation of the former CN Pine Falls subdivisions.  

2005  A blast at an illegal munitions store in northern Afghanistan kills 28 people and injures at least 13 others on this day in history.  

2010  The Eurozone and the International Monetary Fund agree to a â110 billion bailout package for Greece. The package involves sharp Greek austerity measures on this day in history.  

2011  On this day in history osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11 attacks and the FBI's most wanted man is killed by the United States special forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan.  

2012  Edvard Munch's famous painting 'The Scream' sells at auction for $119,922,500 on this day in history.  

2012  A pastel version of The Scream, by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch, sells for US$120 million in a New York City auction, setting a new world record for an auctioned work of art on May - 02.  

2013  14 members of the Sons of Iraq are killed in attacks in Fallujah, Iraq on May - 02.  

2014  On this day in history the Kiev regime launch a raid against pro-Russian forces, who respond by shooting down two helicopters  

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

1458  On May - 02 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  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)  

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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  Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1250  Death of Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered on May - 02.  

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)  

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