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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)  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1642  Mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey) was born on January - 02.  

1647  On January - 02 birth of nathaniel Bacon, leader of Bacon's Rebellion, Va (1676)  

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

1713  On January - 02 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  On January - 02 birth of james Wolfe, commanded British Army (captured Quebec)  

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  Publius Ovidius Naso, Roman poet, dies on this day in history.  

1512  On January - 02 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 this day in history death of henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (b. 1651)  

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.  

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