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Historical Events In December - 02

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1875  On this day in history frank Reicher, Munich Germany, actor (King Kong, Son of Kong)  

1877  On December - 02 the opera "Samson et Dalila" is produced (Rouen)  

1877  On December - 02 camille Saint-Saëns' opera "Samson et Dalila," premieres in Weimar  

1880  Josephine Lang, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1882  Amsterdam Artis Zoo opens aquarium on this day in history.  

1883  On December - 02 john Brahms' 3rd Symphony in F, premieres  

1884  On this day in history ruth Draper, US, lecture artist [or 1989]  

1885  On this day in history opera "Regina di Saba," premieres in Vienna  

1885  On this day in history george Minot, US, physician, worked on anemia (Nobel 1934)  

1887  The First public reading of a Charles Dickens book in US (New York NY) on December - 02.  

1887  On this day in history amsterdam's Oscar Carrés Circus Theater opens  

1888  Franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1891  52nd Congress (1891-93) convenes on December - 02.  

1892  Leo Ornstein, composer on this day in history.  

1893  On December - 02 julius Bissier, German painter  

1894  Warren William, [Krech], Aitkin MN, actor (Caesar in Cleopatra) on this day in history.  

1895  54th Congress (1895-97) convenes on this day in history.  

1895  On December - 02 klaas Voskuil, journalist  

1896  On December - 02 gerhart Hauptmann's "Die versunkene Glocke," premieres in Berlin  

1896  Georgi K Zjukov, marshal of Moskow/Stalingrad [NS-Dec 11] on this day in history.  

1897  On this day in history rewi Alley, NZ, writer (Americans in China)  

1899  US and Germany agree to divide Samoa between them on this day in history.  

1899  US & Germany agree to divide Samoa between them on this day in history.  

1899  John Barbirolli, English conductor (NY Philharmonic Orchestra) on December - 02.  

1900  South African president Paul Kruger arrives in Germany on this day in history.  

1901  Gillette patents first disposable razor on December - 02.  

1901  On December - 02 gillette patents 1st disposable razor  

1901  On December - 02 staf Gustaf Frans Nees, Belgian composer  

1902  On this day in history the V-8 engine was patented in France  

1902  Soccer team Go Ahead forms in Deventer on December - 02.  

1902  Horace A Hildreth, (Gov-Maine, 1945-49) on this day in history.  

1903  Victor Roger, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1904  Donald Woods, Brandon Manitoba, actor (Tammy) on December - 02.  

1905  Osvaldo Pugliese, musician/composer on December - 02.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1578  Agostino Agazzari, composer was born on this day in history.  

1678  On December - 02 birth of nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer)  

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  Ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

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 December - 02.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1381  On December - 02 death of john of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic  

1463  Albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies on this day in history.  

1515  On this day in history gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies  

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

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

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

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