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Historical Events Happened In January - 02

Thursday, 02 October 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  On this day in history bruno R Hauptmann trial begins for kidnap-murder of Lindbergh baby  

1936  On January - 02 bradman scores 357 for South Africa vs Victoria, 424 minutes, 40 fours  

1936  First electron tube to enable night vision described, St Louis MO on this day in history.  

1936  On this day in history 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  On January - 02 book publisher Simon and Schuster founded  

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.  

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

1942  On January - 02 28 nations, at war with Axis, pledge no separate peace  

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 January - 02 canadian government brings in newsprint rationing.  

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

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

1945  Allied air raid on Neurenberg on this day in history.  

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

1945  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  

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

1950  On January - 02 emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65  

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  On January - 02 philip Barry's "Second Threshold," premieres in NYC  

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 January - 02 herman Wouks "Caine Mutiny," premieres in NYC  

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

1647  On January - 02 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  James Wolfe, commanded British Army (captured Quebec) was born on January - 02.  

1728  Louis Barbiano de Belgioioso, Austrian count/diplomat in Belgium was born on January - 02.  

1732  Franz Xaver Brixi, composer was born on January - 02.  

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

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

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

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

1694  On this day in history death of henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (b. 1651)  

1726  Domenico Zipoli, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

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