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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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1578  Agostino Agazzari, composer was born on December - 02.  

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

1694  On this day in history birth of william Shirley, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1771)  

1703  Ferdinand Konscak, Croatian explorer (d. 1759) was born on December - 02.  

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

1728  On this day in history birth of ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat  

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

1754  William Cooper, American judge (d. 1809) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0537  Sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies on December - 02.  

1348  On December - 02 death of emperor Hanazono of Japan (b. 1297)  

1381  Death of John of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic on this day in history.  

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

1515  On December - 02 gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies  

1552  Death of Francis Xavier, Spanish Catholic missionary (b. 1506) on December - 02.  

1592  Alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1615  Death of Louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general on this day in history.  

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