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Historical Events In December - 02

Friday, 19 August 2022

1814  On this day in history marquis de Sade, writer, dies at 74  

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  On December - 02 rufus Barringer, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895  

1822  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1840  The opera "Die Favoritin" is produced (Paris) on this day in history.  

1840  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history franz Josef I becomes emperor of Austria and King of Hungary  

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

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

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 December - 02.  

1859  On December - 02 georges Seurat, France, painter/pointillist (Grande Jatte)  

1859  On this day in history 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  On December - 02 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 this day in history in a New York City theater, British author Charles Dickens gives his first public reading in the United States.  

1868  1st British government of Disraeli resigns on December - 02.  

1868  On this day in history francis Jammes, French poet/writer (Jammisme)  

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 December - 02 birth of agostino Agazzari, composer  

1678  On this day in history birth of nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer)  

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

1703  On December - 02 birth of ferdinand Konscak, Croatian explorer (d. 1759)  

1710  Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (d. 1783) was born on December - 02.  

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

1738  Richard Montgomery, Irish-born soldier (d. 1775) was born on this day in history.  

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

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  Death of Emperor Hanazono of Japan (b. 1297) on December - 02.  

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

1463  On December - 02 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  On this day in history alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46  

1615  On December - 02 death of louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general  

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