Historical Events In December - 02
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
1814 On this day in history marquis de Sade, writer, dies at 74
1816 On December - 02 first savings bank in US opens (Philadelphia Savings Fund Society)
1816 1st savings bank in US opens (Philadelphia Savings Fund Society) on this day in history.
1821 On December - 02 rufus Barringer, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895
1822 In San Salvador, a congress proposes incorporation into US on this day in history.
1823 On this day in history president James Monroe declares his "Monroe Doctrine"
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 Traugott Maximilian Eberwein, composer, dies at 56 on December - 02.
1837 Charles Garrison Harker, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864 on December - 02.
1840 On December - 02 the opera "Die Favoritin" is produced (Paris)
1840 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "La Favorita," premieres in Paris on December - 02.
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 Johannes Simon Mayr, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1846 Pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French Min of Foreign affairs/premier on this day in history.
1848 On December - 02 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 this day in history.
1852 2nd French empire established; Louis Napoleon becomes emperor on this day in history.
1856 On December - 02 robert Kajanus, composer
1859 On December - 02 abolitionist John Brown is hanged for his part in a raid on Harper's Ferry, WV.
1859 The birth of Georges Seurat, French painter on December - 02.
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 this day in history.
1863 On December - 02 gustav Wohlgemuth, composer
1864 On this day in history skirmish at Rocky Creek Church, Georgia
1864 Archibald Gracie Jr, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 31 on December - 02.
1866 Henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, black composer (Springarn Medal) on this day in history.
1867 In a New York City theater, British author Charles Dickens gives his first public reading in the United States on December - 02.
1868 On this day in history 1st British government of Disraeli resigns
1868 On December - 02 francis Jammes, French poet/writer (Jammisme)
1869 Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Theory of the Dialects) on December - 02.
1870 On December - 02 francis Louis Casadesus, French violinist/composer/conductor