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Historical Events For May - 02

Friday, 24 February 2017

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

1986  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1990  On this day in history south Africa &African National Congress open talks to end apartheid  

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

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

1992  Yugoslav Army seize Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic on May - 02.  

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

1993  On May - 02 julio Gallo, wine maker (Gallo), dies in a car accident at 82  

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1994  Bus crashes into a tree at Gdansk Poland, 30 killed on May - 02.  

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

1994  Michael Bolton found to have plagiarized Isley Brothers "Love is Wonderful Thing" on this day in history.  

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

1995  On this day in history serb missiles exploded in the heart of Zagreb, killing six  

1996  Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, civil servant, dies at 97 on this day in history.  

1997  On this day in history donald Trump &Marla Maples announce they are separating  

1997  Mercury Mail announces its 1 millionth internet subscriber on this day in history.  

1997  On May - 02 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  On this day in history a blast at an illegal munitions store in northern Afghanistan kills 28 people and injures at least 13 others.  

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  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 on this day in history.  

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.  

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  Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424) was born on this day in history.  

1451  René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508) was born on this day in history.  

1458  Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525) was born on May - 02.  

1551  On this day in history birth of william Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)  

1601  On May - 02 birth of athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)  

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 this day in history.  

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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 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  Death of Boris I of Bulgaria on this day in history.  

1230  On May - 02 death of william de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny (b. 1197)  

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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