On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1797

Famous Birthdays

Abraham Gesner

Abraham Gesner, Canadian geologist (inventor of kerosene), born in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia (d. 1864)

1797 Highlights

About May 2, 1797

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus