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Historical Events Happened In January - 02

Sunday, 01 February 2015

1935  On this day in history 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  On this day in history first electron tube to enable night vision described, St Louis MO  

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

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

1941  On this day in history mischa Levitzki, composer, dies at 42  

1942  On January - 02 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 this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history first use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol)  

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

1945  Allied air raid on Neurenberg on January - 02.  

1945  Radio Orange ends cooperation at Liese-Aktion on January - 02.  

1945  Betram Home Ramsay, Engl adm/Cmdr Naval Forces (Normandy), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1946  On January - 02 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 this day in history 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  KDKA TV channel 2 in Pittsburgh, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting on January - 02.  

1950  Emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65 on January - 02.  

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 January - 02.  

1953  NBA Baltimore Bullets begin a 32 game road losing streak on January - 02.  

1954  On January - 02 herman Wouks "Caine Mutiny," premieres in New York City NY  

1954  On this day in history 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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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  Marie Dumesnil, French actress (d. 1803) was born on this day in history.  

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  Louis Barbiano de Belgioioso, Austrian count/diplomat in Belgium was born on this day in history.  

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

Famous Deaths In January - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0017  On January - 02 publius Ovidius Naso, Roman poet, dies  

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 this day in history.  

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

1694  Death of Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (b. 1651) on this day in history.  

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.