On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1857

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederic Cliffe, English composer, born in Bradford, Yorkshire (d. 1931)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred de Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies at 46
1857 Highlights

About May 2, 1857

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus