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Historical Events Happened In January - 02

Sunday, 31 August 2014

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

1936  On this day in history 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  On this day in history ross Alexander, actor (Capt Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29  

1938  On this day in history book publisher Simon and Schuster founded  

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

1939  On this day in history 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  On this day in history mischa Levitzki, composer, dies at 42  

1942  28 nations, at war with Axis, pledge no separate peace on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history german troops in Bardia surrender  

1942  The Philippine capital city of Manila falls to Japanese invaders during WWII on this day in history.  

1943  On this day in history canadian government brings in newsprint rationing.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengali  

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

1949  KDKA TV channel 2 in Pittsburgh, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

1950  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1951  Philip Barry's "Second Threshold," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1954  On this day in history herman Wouks "Caine Mutiny," premieres in New York City NY  

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

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  Mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey) was born on this day in history.  

1647  Nathaniel Bacon, leader of Bacon's Rebellion, Va (1676) was born on this day in history.  

1699  Osman III, sultan (Turkey) was born on this day in history.  

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

1719  On this day in history birth of jacques-Alexandre Laffon de Ladebat, French shipbuilder (d. 1797)  

1727  James Wolfe, commanded British Army (captured Quebec) was born on this day in history.  

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

1732  Franz Xaver Brixi, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history death of harbottle Grimston, English politician (b. 1603)  

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

1726  On this day in history domenico Zipoli, composer, dies at 37  

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