2.May

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The May 2 is the 122nd day of the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years ), thus remaining 243 days until the end of the year. Even the Roman and the Julian calendar to know May 2 (or Maius ). Dates prior to the Gregorian calendar reform are usually given in the Julian calendar.

Historic anniversaries
April · May · June
1 2 3 4th 5 6th 7th
8th 9 10 11 12 13 14th
15th 16 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st
22nd 23 24 25th 26th 27 28
29 30th 31

Events

Politics and world events

1568: Maria Stuart
1808: Francisco de Goya: The Second May ( El Dos de Mayo )
1813: Battle of Großgörschen
1885: Battle of the Cut Knife
1889: Emperor Menelik II.
1933: Flag of the German Labor Front
1945: Admiral Karl Dönitz
1945: Berlin, German soldiers handing over their weapons
1953: Faisal II.
  • 1953 : Faisal II reaches the age of majority in Iraq and thus becomes formally sole ruler, but is still dependent on his uncle Abd ul-Ilah .
  • 1953 : In Jordan , 17-year-old Hussein I ascends the throne after being proclaimed king on August 11 of the previous year because of a nervous disease in his father Talal .
1963: Pakistani-Chinese border agreement on Kashmir
1995: Operation Bljesak

economy

1670: Hudson Bay Company
1896: Underground railcar

science and technology

1800: electrolysis (general)

Culture

1869: Folies Bergère

society

1816: Charlotte Augusta and Leopold

religion

Disasters

1656: Aachen before the fire
  • 1656 : Careless use of charcoal in a baker's house triggers the fire in Aachen , in which seven eighths of the city are destroyed. Aachen is later rebuilt as a spa.
2008: Before and after Cyclone Nargis

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

Caterina de 'Medici (* 1593)

18th century

Catherine the Great (* 1729)
Novalis (* 1772)

19th century

1801-1850

Gustav Becker (* 1819)

1851-1900

Theodor Herzl (* 1860)
James F. Byrnes (* 1879)
Lene Voigt (* 1891)
Manfred von Richthofen (* 1892)

20th century

1901-1925

Werner Finck (* 1902)
Karl Adam (* 1912)
Fips butcher (* 1923)

1926-1950

Édouard Balladur (* 1929)
Moshoeshoe II (* 1938)
Manfred Schnelldorfer (* 1943)
Alfons Schuhbeck (* 1949)

1951-1975

Christine Baranski (* 1952)
Dave Winer (* 1955)
Silvia Neid (* 1964)
Dwayne Johnson (born 1972)
David Beckham (* 1975)

1976-2000

Kalle Palander (* 1977)
Lorie (* 1982)
Amandine Leynaud (* 1986)
Vanessa Mai (* 1992)

21st century

Died

Before the 15th century

15th to 18th century

Leonardo da Vinci († 1519)

19th century

Johann Heinrich Ferdinand Autenrieth († 1835)

20th century

1901-1950

Clara Immerwahr († 1915)
Martin Bormann († 1945)

1951-2000

Joseph McCarthy († 1957)
Franz von Papen († 1969)
Pridi Phanomyong († 1983)
John Carew Eccles († 1997)

21st century

Lynn Redgrave († 2010)
Ruth Rendell († 2015)

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days
    • St. Athanasius the Great , Roman theologian and church father, bishop and patriarch (Anglican, Protestant, Catholic)
    • St. Boris I , Bulgarian prince, monk and national saint (Orthodox)

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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