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Historical Events Happened In May - 02

Thursday, 23 October 2014

1986  On this day in history transportation Expo 86 opens in Vancouver British Columbia  

1986  Henri Toivonen, Finnish rallydriver (b.1956) on this day in history.  

1988  Jackson Pollock's "Search" sold for $4,800,000 on May - 02.  

1988  On this day in history reds manager Pete Rose is suspended for 30 days for pushing an ump  

1990  South Africa &African National Congress open talks to end apartheid on this day in history.  

1990  David Rappaport, 3'11' actor (Wizard, LA Law), shoots himself at 38 on May - 02.  

1991  Hal Bell, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1992  Yugoslav Army seize Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic on this day in history.  

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  

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

1994  Dr Kevokian found innocent on assisting suicides on this day in history.  

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

1994  Louis Calaferte, writer (Requiem of the Innocents), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1995  On May - 02 serb missiles exploded in the heart of Zagreb, killing six  

1996  On May - 02 arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, civil servant, dies at 97  

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

1997  On May - 02 mercury Mail announces its 1 millionth internet subscriber  

1997  On May - 02 republic of Texas security chief Robert Scheidt surrenders  

1999  On May - 02 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 May - 02.  

2010  On May - 02 the Eurozone and the International Monetary Fund agree to a â110 billion bailout package for Greece. The package involves sharp Greek austerity measures.  

2011  On May - 02 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  On this day in history edvard Munch's famous painting 'The Scream' sells at auction for $119,922,500  

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 this day in history.  

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

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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 this day in history.  

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 May - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

1702  Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (d. 1782) was born on May - 02.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1450  On May - 02 death of william de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)