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 This day in History - May 2
386 Historic Events for May 2
1887

G Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence

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1887

Edward Collins, NY, Hall of Fame infielder (White Sox, A's)

Birth
1887

Hannibal W Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film

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1889

Abyssinian emperor Menelik II/Italy signs Treaty of Wichale

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1890

Territory of Oklahoma created

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1890

E[dward] E[lmer] "Doc" Smith, US, sci-fi author (Triplanetary)

Birth
1892

Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, [Red Baron], German WW I ace

Birth
1892

Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 69

Death
1893

Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien) [or May 13, 1912]

Birth
1895

Alfred Kurella, writer

Birth
1895

Peggy Bacon, Ridgefield Ct, author/illustrator (Off With Their Heads)

Birth
1897

William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63

Death
1898

Jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark)

Birth
1900

Helen Morgan, singer/actress (Applause, Frankie and Johnny)

Birth
1900

George Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell," premieres in London

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1901

Bob Wyatt, cricketer (England batsman 1927-37)

Birth
1901

Lev N Lunts, Russia, writer (Outside the Law, City of Truth)

Birth
1901

Robert Elliott Storey Wyatt, cricketer

Birth
1901

Willi Bredel, writer

Birth
1902

"A Trip To The Moon," the 1st science fiction film released

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1902

Erin O'Brien-Moore, LA CA, actress (Peyton Place, Our Little Girl)

Birth
1902

Brian Aherne, Worcestershire England, actor (Juarez)

Birth
1903

Benjamin Spock, CT, pediatrician (Common Sense Book of Baby Care)

Birth
1903

Oivin Fjeldstad, composer

Birth
1903

29th Kentucky Derby: Hal Booker aboard Judge Himes wins in 2:09

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