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Historical Events Happened In January - 02

Thursday, 23 October 2014

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  On January - 02 bruno R Hauptmann trial begins for kidnap-murder of Lindbergh baby  

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 this day in history.  

1936  1st electron tube to enable night vision described, St Louis, Mo on January - 02.  

1937  Ross Alexander, actor (Capt Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29 on this day in history.  

1938  On January - 02 book publisher Simon and Schuster founded  

1939  On January - 02 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  On this day in history world War II: German bombing severely damages the Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales.  

1941  Mischa Levitzki, composer, dies at 42 on January - 02.  

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

1942  German troops in Bardia surrender on January - 02.  

1942  On January - 02 the Philippine capital city of Manila falls to Japanese invaders during WWII.  

1943  Canadian government brings in newsprint rationing on this day in history.  

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  Betram Home Ramsay, Engl adm/Cmdr Naval Forces (Normandy), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1946  On this day in history joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies  

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

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

1948  WNDT (now WNET) TV channel 13 in New York-Newark, NY (PBS) begins on January - 02.  

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

1950  On January - 02 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 January - 02.  

1951  On January - 02 philip Barry's "Second Threshold," premieres in NYC  

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

1953  On January - 02 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 January - 02.  

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

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

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 January - 02.  

1727  On this day in history birth of james Wolfe, commanded British Army (captured Quebec)  

1728  On this day in history birth of louis Barbiano de Belgioioso, Austrian count/diplomat in Belgium  

1732  On this day in history 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 January - 02.  

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

1514  On this day in history death of william Smyth, English bishop and statesman (bc. 1460)  

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

1726  On January - 02 domenico Zipoli, composer, dies at 37  

1740  On January - 02 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63