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Historical Events For January - 02

Thursday, 27 April 2017

1935  On January - 02 bruno Hauptmann stands trial in New Jersey on charges of kidnapping and murdering the Lindbergh baby. Hauptmann is later found guilty and executed.  

1935  Bruno R Hauptmann trial begins for kidnap-murder of Lindbergh baby on this day in history.  

1936  Bradman scores 357 for South Africa vs Victoria, 424 minutes, 40 fours on January - 02.  

1936  First electron tube to enable night vision described, St Louis MO on January - 02.  

1936  1st electron tube to enable night vision described, St Louis, Mo on this day in history.  

1937  Ross Alexander, actor (Capt Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29 on January - 02.  

1938  Book publisher Simon and Schuster founded on January - 02.  

1939  Bradman scores 107 South Africa vs Victoria, his 4th consecutive century on this day in history.  

1939  Bradman scores 107 SA v Victoria, his 4th consecutive century on January - 02.  

1941  World War II: German bombing severely damages the Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales on this day in history.  

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1941  Mischa Levitzki, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

1942  28 nations, at war with Axis, pledge no separate peace on this day in history.  

1942  On January - 02 german troops in Bardia surrender  

1942  On this day in history the Philippine capital city of Manila falls to Japanese invaders during WWII.  

1943  On this day in history canadian government brings in newsprint rationing.  

1944  On this day in history first use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol)  

1944  On January - 02 1st use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol)  

1945  On January - 02 allied air raid on Neurenberg  

1945  On this day in history radio Orange ends cooperation at Liese-Aktion  

1945  On January - 02 betram Home Ramsay, Engl adm/Cmdr Naval Forces (Normandy), dies at 61  

1946  Joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies on this day in history.  

1947  A new specification for aircraft color was issued providing for the use of glossy sea blue on all shipboard and water based aircraft and all helicopters on January - 02.  

1947  Mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengal on this day in history.  

1947  On January - 02 mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengali  

1948  On this day in history wNDT (now WNET) TV channel 13 in New York-Newark, NY (PBS) begins  

1949  KDKA TV channel 2 in Pittsburgh, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

1950  Emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1951  On this day in history trade Minister C.D. Howe announces construction of a $30 million-dollar atomic reactor facility at Chalk River, Ontario.  

1951  Philip Barry's "Second Threshold," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1952  "Pal Joey" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 542 performances on this day in history.  

1953  NBA Baltimore Bullets begin a 32 game road losing streak on January - 02.  

1954  Herman Wouks "Caine Mutiny," premieres in New York City NY on this day in history.  

1954  On this day in history herman Wouks "Caine Mutiny," premieres in NYC  

1955  On January - 02 first "Bob Cummings Show" premieres on NBC (later on CBS)  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1642  Mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey) was born on January - 02.  

1647  Nathaniel Bacon, leader of Bacon's Rebellion, Va (1676) was born on this day in history.  

1699  Osman III, sultan (Turkey) was born on January - 02.  

1713  On this day in history birth of marie Dumesnil, French actress (d. 1803)  

1719  On this day in history birth of jacques-Alexandre Laffon de Ladebat, French shipbuilder (d. 1797)  

1727  On January - 02 birth of james Wolfe, commanded British Army (captured Quebec)  

1728  Louis Barbiano de Belgioioso, Austrian count/diplomat in Belgium was born on this day in history.  

1732  Franz Xaver Brixi, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0017  On January - 02 publius Ovidius Naso, Roman poet, dies  

1512  Death of Svante, Regent of Sweden (b. 1460) on this day in history.  

1514  Death of William Smyth, English bishop and statesman (bc. 1460) on this day in history.  

1557  On this day in history death of pontormo, Italian painter (b. 1494)  

1685  On this day in history death of harbottle Grimston, English politician (b. 1603)  

1694  Death of Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (b. 1651) on January - 02.  

1726  Domenico Zipoli, composer, dies at 37 on January - 02.  

1740  Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 on January - 02.  

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