Historical Events Happened In January - 02
Friday, 27 May 2016
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On January - 02 ross Alexander, actor (Capt Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29
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 Bradman scores 107 SA v Victoria, his 4th consecutive century on this day in history.
1941 On January - 02 world War II: German bombing severely damages the Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales.
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 On January - 02 german troops in Bardia surrender
1942 On January - 02 the Philippine capital city of Manila falls to Japanese invaders during WWII.
1943 On January - 02 canadian government brings in newsprint rationing.
1944 On January - 02 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 On January - 02 allied air raid on Neurenberg
1945 Radio Orange ends cooperation at Liese-Aktion on this day in history.
1945 Betram Home Ramsay, Engl adm/Cmdr Naval Forces (Normandy), dies at 61 on January - 02.
1946 Joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies on this day in history.
1947 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 on this day in history.
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 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 Emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65 on January - 02.
1951 On January - 02 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 On January - 02 "Pal Joey" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 542 performances
1953 On January - 02 nBA Baltimore Bullets begin a 32 game road losing streak
1954 On January - 02 herman Wouks "Caine Mutiny," premieres in New York City NY
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)