May 2- On This Day


Shaffer Franklin

In this series, I will look at random days of each month to inform readers about important events that occurred on that exact day in years prior.

For this “On This Day,” we are taking a look at history on May 2.

1885: The magazine Good Housekeeping was first published.

1902: The first science fiction film, A Trip to the Moon was released. It was created by the Magician George Melies.

2002: Phyllis Diller, an American actress and comedian, announced that she would no longer be touring.