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Historical Events For January - 02

Thursday, 24 August 2017

1935  Bruno Hauptmann stands trial in New Jersey on charges of kidnapping and murdering the Lindbergh baby. Hauptmann is later found guilty and executed on this day in history.  

1935  Bruno R Hauptmann trial begins for kidnap-murder of Lindbergh baby on January - 02.  

1936  Bradman scores 357 for South Africa vs Victoria, 424 minutes, 40 fours on this day in history.  

1936  On this day in history first electron tube to enable night vision described, St Louis MO  

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 this day in history.  

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

1939  On this day in history bradman scores 107 South Africa vs Victoria, his 4th consecutive century  

1939  On January - 02 bradman scores 107 SA v Victoria, his 4th consecutive century  

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

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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 January - 02 german troops in Bardia surrender  

1942  On January - 02 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 this day in history.  

1944  1st use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol) on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history allied air raid on Neurenberg  

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

1945  Betram Home Ramsay, Engl adm/Cmdr Naval Forces (Normandy), dies at 61 on January - 02.  

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 January - 02.  

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

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

1949  On January - 02 kDKA TV channel 2 in Pittsburgh, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting  

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

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  NBA Baltimore Bullets begin a 32 game road losing streak on this day in history.  

1954  Herman Wouks "Caine Mutiny," premieres in New York City NY on January - 02.  

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

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  On January - 02 birth of mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey)  

1647  On this day in history birth of nathaniel Bacon, leader of Bacon's Rebellion, Va (1676)  

1699  On January - 02 birth of osman III, sultan (Turkey)  

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

1719  Jacques-Alexandre Laffon de Ladebat, French shipbuilder (d. 1797) was born on January - 02.  

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

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  

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Famous Deaths In January - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0017  Publius Ovidius Naso, Roman poet, dies on January - 02.  

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

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

1557  Death of Pontormo, Italian painter (b. 1494) on January - 02.  

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

1740  On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  

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