Historical Events In December - 02
Sunday, 18 April 2021
1814 Marquis de Sade, writer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1816 On this day in history first savings bank in US opens (Philadelphia Savings Fund Society)
1816 1st savings bank in US opens (Philadelphia Savings Fund Society) on December - 02.
1821 Rufus Barringer, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895 on December - 02.
1822 In San Salvador, a congress proposes incorporation into US on this day in history.
1823 President James Monroe declares his "Monroe Doctrine" on December - 02.
1825 On December - 02 pedro II van Alcantara, Emperor of Brazil (1831-89)
1828 On December - 02 simon Paap, Dutch 56 cm long dwarf/cabaret artist, dies at 39
1831 On December - 02 traugott Maximilian Eberwein, composer, dies at 56
1837 Charles Garrison Harker, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864 on December - 02.
1840 The opera "Die Favoritin" is produced (Paris) on December - 02.
1840 On December - 02 gaetano Donizetti's opera "La Favorita," premieres in Paris
1845 On this day in history manifest Destiny: US President James K. Polk announces to Congress that the United States should aggressively expand into the West.
1845 On this day in history johannes Simon Mayr, composer, dies at 82
1846 On December - 02 pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French Min of Foreign affairs/premier
1848 Franz Josef I becomes emperor of Austria and King of Hungary on December - 02.
1848 Franz Josef I becomes emperor of Austria & King of Hungary on December - 02.
1851 On December - 02 newly-elected French President Charles Louis Bonaparte overthrows the Second Republic.
1852 On December - 02 2nd French empire established; Louis Napoleon becomes emperor
1856 Robert Kajanus, composer on December - 02.
1859 Abolitionist John Brown is hanged for his part in a raid on Harper's Ferry, WV on this day in history.
1859 The birth of Georges Seurat, French painter on this day in history.
1859 Georges Seurat, France, painter/pointillist (Grande Jatte) on this day in history.
1859 On December - 02 john Brown, US abolitionist (Harpers Ferry), hanged at 59
1860 C T Studd, cricketer (brother of G B, five Tests for England) on December - 02.
1863 Gustav Wohlgemuth, composer on this day in history.
1864 On this day in history skirmish at Rocky Creek Church, Georgia
1864 On this day in history archibald Gracie Jr, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 31
1866 Henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, black composer (Springarn Medal) on December - 02.
1867 On December - 02 in a New York City theater, British author Charles Dickens gives his first public reading in the United States.
1868 On December - 02 1st British government of Disraeli resigns
1868 Francis Jammes, French poet/writer (Jammisme) on this day in history.
1869 On December - 02 jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Theory of the Dialects)
1870 Francis Louis Casadesus, French violinist/composer/conductor on December - 02.