On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1729

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestCatherine the Great

Catherine the Great [Catherine II], German Empress of Russia (1762-96), born in Stettin, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1796)

Empress of Russia Catherine the Great
Empress of Russia
Catherine the Great
  • Florian Johann Deller, Austrian composer, baptized in Drosendorf, Austria (d. 1773)