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Historical Events Happened In January - 02

Friday, 28 November 2014

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  On January - 02 1st electron tube to enable night vision described, St Louis, Mo  

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

1938  Book publisher Simon and Schuster founded on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1941  On January - 02 world War II: German bombing severely damages the Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales.  

1941  On January - 02 mischa Levitzki, composer, dies at 42  

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

1942  On this day in history german troops in Bardia surrender  

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

1943  Canadian government brings in newsprint rationing on January - 02.  

1944  First use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol) on January - 02.  

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

1945  Allied air raid on Neurenberg on January - 02.  

1945  On January - 02 radio Orange ends cooperation at Liese-Aktion  

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

1946  On January - 02 joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies  

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 January - 02.  

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

1948  On January - 02 wNDT (now WNET) TV channel 13 in New York-Newark, NY (PBS) begins  

1949  On this day in history kDKA TV channel 2 in Pittsburgh, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting  

1950  On this day in history emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65  

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

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

1952  On January - 02 "Pal Joey" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 542 performances  

1953  On this day in history nBA Baltimore Bullets begin a 32 game road losing streak  

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

1954  Herman Wouks "Caine Mutiny," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1955  On this day in history 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 January - 02.  

1699  On this day in history birth of osman III, sultan (Turkey)  

1713  Marie Dumesnil, French actress (d. 1803) was born on January - 02.  

1719  Jacques-Alexandre Laffon de Ladebat, French shipbuilder (d. 1797) was born on this day in history.  

1727  James Wolfe, commanded British Army (captured Quebec) was born on January - 02.  

1728  On January - 02 birth of louis Barbiano de Belgioioso, Austrian count/diplomat in Belgium  

1732  On January - 02 birth of franz Xaver Brixi, composer  

Famous Deaths In January - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0017  Publius Ovidius Naso, Roman poet, dies on this day in history.  

1512  On this day in history death of svante, Regent of Sweden (b. 1460)  

1514  On January - 02 death of william Smyth, English bishop and statesman (bc. 1460)  

1557  Death of Pontormo, Italian painter (b. 1494) on this day in history.  

1685  Death of Harbottle Grimston, English politician (b. 1603) on this day in history.  

1694  On January - 02 death of henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (b. 1651)  

1726  On this day in history domenico Zipoli, composer, dies at 37  

1740  Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.