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Historical Events Happened In January - 02

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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 January - 02.  

1935  On January - 02 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 January - 02.  

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

1937  On this day in history ross Alexander, actor (Capt Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29  

1938  On January - 02 book publisher Simon and Schuster founded  

1939  Bradman scores 107 South Africa vs Victoria, his 4th consecutive century on January - 02.  

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.  

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  German troops in Bardia surrender on January - 02.  

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  On January - 02 first use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol)  

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

1945  Allied air raid on Neurenberg on January - 02.  

1945  Radio Orange ends cooperation at Liese-Aktion on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengal  

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 January - 02 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  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 January - 02.  

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

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1642  On January - 02 birth of mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey)  

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 January - 02.  

1727  On this day in history 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 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  Death of Svante, Regent of Sweden (b. 1460) on January - 02.  

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 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 January - 02 domenico Zipoli, composer, dies at 37  

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