Historical Events In December - 02
Wednesday, 02 December 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 On this day in history 1st savings bank in US opens (Philadelphia Savings Fund Society)
1821 Rufus Barringer, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895 on December - 02.
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 December - 02 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 December - 02 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 this day in history.
1845 Johannes Simon Mayr, composer, dies at 82 on December - 02.
1846 On December - 02 pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French Min of Foreign affairs/premier
1848 Franz Josef I becomes emperor of Austria and King of Hungary on this day in history.
1848 On December - 02 franz Josef I becomes emperor of Austria & King of Hungary
1851 On December - 02 newly-elected French President Charles Louis Bonaparte overthrows the Second Republic.
1852 2nd French empire established; Louis Napoleon becomes emperor on December - 02.
1856 Robert Kajanus, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1859 Georges Seurat, France, painter/pointillist (Grande Jatte) on this day in history.
1859 On this day in history john Brown, US abolitionist (Harpers Ferry), hanged at 59
1860 On this day in history c T Studd, cricketer (brother of G B, five Tests for England)
1863 On this day in history gustav Wohlgemuth, composer
1864 On this day in history skirmish at Rocky Creek Church, Georgia
1864 On this day in history archibald Gracie Jr, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 31
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 On December - 02 jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Theory of the Dialects)
1870 Francis Louis Casadesus, French violinist/composer/conductor on December - 02.