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Historical Events In December - 02

Sunday, 17 October 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  On this day in history 1st savings bank in US opens (Philadelphia Savings Fund Society)  

1821  On this day in history rufus Barringer, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895  

1822  On December - 02 in San Salvador, a congress proposes incorporation into US  

1823  President James Monroe declares his "Monroe Doctrine" on this day in history.  

1825  On this day in history pedro II van Alcantara, Emperor of Brazil (1831-89)  

1828  Simon Paap, Dutch 56 cm long dwarf/cabaret artist, dies at 39 on December - 02.  

1831  On December - 02 traugott Maximilian Eberwein, composer, dies at 56  

1837  Charles Garrison Harker, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864 on this day in history.  

1840  On this day in history the opera "Die Favoritin" is produced (Paris)  

1840  Gaetano Donizetti's opera "La Favorita," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

1845  Manifest Destiny: US President James K. Polk announces to Congress that the United States should aggressively expand into the West on December - 02.  

1845  Johannes Simon Mayr, composer, dies at 82 on December - 02.  

1846  Pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French Min of Foreign affairs/premier on December - 02.  

1848  On this day in history franz Josef I becomes emperor of Austria and King of Hungary  

1848  Franz Josef I becomes emperor of Austria & King of Hungary on December - 02.  

1851  Newly-elected French President Charles Louis Bonaparte overthrows the Second Republic on December - 02.  

1852  2nd French empire established; Louis Napoleon becomes emperor on December - 02.  

1856  Robert Kajanus, composer on this day in history.  

1859  Abolitionist John Brown is hanged for his part in a raid on Harper's Ferry, WV on December - 02.  

1859  On December - 02 the birth of Georges Seurat, French painter  

1859  On this day in history georges Seurat, France, painter/pointillist (Grande Jatte)  

1859  John Brown, US abolitionist (Harpers Ferry), hanged at 59 on December - 02.  

1860  On December - 02 c T Studd, cricketer (brother of G B, five Tests for England)  

1863  On this day in history gustav Wohlgemuth, composer  

1864  Skirmish at Rocky Creek Church, Georgia on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history archibald Gracie Jr, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 31  

1866  On this day in history henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, black composer (Springarn Medal)  

1867  In a New York City theater, British author Charles Dickens gives his first public reading in the United States on December - 02.  

1868  1st British government of Disraeli resigns on this day in history.  

1868  Francis Jammes, French poet/writer (Jammisme) on December - 02.  

1869  On December - 02 jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Theory of the Dialects)  

1870  Francis Louis Casadesus, French violinist/composer/conductor on December - 02.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1578  On this day in history birth of agostino Agazzari, composer  

1678  Nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer) was born on this day in history.  

1694  William Shirley, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1771) was born on this day in history.  

1703  On this day in history birth of ferdinand Konscak, Croatian explorer (d. 1759)  

1710  On December - 02 birth of bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (d. 1783)  

1728  On December - 02 birth of ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat  

1738  On this day in history birth of richard Montgomery, Irish-born soldier (d. 1775)  

1754  On December - 02 birth of william Cooper, American judge (d. 1809)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0537  On this day in history sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies  

1348  On this day in history death of emperor Hanazono of Japan (b. 1297)  

1381  On this day in history death of john of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic  

1463  On this day in history albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies  

1515  Gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies on December - 02.  

1552  On December - 02 death of francis Xavier, Spanish Catholic missionary (b. 1506)  

1592  On December - 02 alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46  

1615  Death of Louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general on December - 02.  

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