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Historical Events For January - 02

Sunday, 22 January 2017

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1935  Bruno R Hauptmann trial begins for kidnap-murder of Lindbergh baby on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1936  Bradman scores 357 for South Africa vs Victoria, 424 minutes, 40 fours on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1936  On this day in history first electron tube to enable night vision described, St Louis MO  Click To Search About This In Google

1936  1st electron tube to enable night vision described, St Louis, Mo on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1937  Ross Alexander, actor (Capt Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1938  Book publisher Simon and Schuster founded on January - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1939  On January - 02 bradman scores 107 South Africa vs Victoria, his 4th consecutive century  Click To Search About This In Google

1939  Bradman scores 107 SA v Victoria, his 4th consecutive century on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1941  World War II: German bombing severely damages the Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1941  On this day in history mischa Levitzki, composer, dies at 42  Click To Search About This In Google

1942  On this day in history 28 nations, at war with Axis, pledge no separate peace  Click To Search About This In Google

1942  On January - 02 german troops in Bardia surrender  Click To Search About This In Google

1942  On January - 02 the Philippine capital city of Manila falls to Japanese invaders during WWII.  Click To Search About This In Google

1943  On January - 02 canadian government brings in newsprint rationing.  Click To Search About This In Google

1944  First use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol) on January - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1944  1st use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol) on January - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  Allied air raid on Neurenberg on January - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  Radio Orange ends cooperation at Liese-Aktion on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  On this day in history betram Home Ramsay, Engl adm/Cmdr Naval Forces (Normandy), dies at 61  Click To Search About This In Google

1946  Joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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  Click To Search About This In Google

1947  Mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengal on January - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1947  On this day in history mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengali  Click To Search About This In Google

1948  WNDT (now WNET) TV channel 13 in New York-Newark, NY (PBS) begins on January - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1949  KDKA TV channel 2 in Pittsburgh, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting on January - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1950  On this day in history emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65  Click To Search About This In Google

1951  On January - 02 trade Minister C.D. Howe announces construction of a $30 million-dollar atomic reactor facility at Chalk River, Ontario.  Click To Search About This In Google

1951  Philip Barry's "Second Threshold," premieres in NYC on January - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1952  "Pal Joey" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 542 performances on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1953  On January - 02 nBA Baltimore Bullets begin a 32 game road losing streak  Click To Search About This In Google

1954  Herman Wouks "Caine Mutiny," premieres in New York City NY on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1954  Herman Wouks "Caine Mutiny," premieres in NYC on January - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1955  First "Bob Cummings Show" premieres on NBC (later on CBS) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In January - 02

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1642  On this day in history birth of mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey)  Click To Search About This In Google

1647  Nathaniel Bacon, leader of Bacon's Rebellion, Va (1676) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1699  Osman III, sultan (Turkey) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1713  Marie Dumesnil, French actress (d. 1803) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1719  Jacques-Alexandre Laffon de Ladebat, French shipbuilder (d. 1797) was born on January - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1727  On this day in history birth of james Wolfe, commanded British Army (captured Quebec)  Click To Search About This In Google

1728  Louis Barbiano de Belgioioso, Austrian count/diplomat in Belgium was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1732  Franz Xaver Brixi, composer was born on January - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In January - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0017  Publius Ovidius Naso, Roman poet, dies on January - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1512  On this day in history death of svante, Regent of Sweden (b. 1460)  Click To Search About This In Google

1514  Death of William Smyth, English bishop and statesman (bc. 1460) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1557  Death of Pontormo, Italian painter (b. 1494) on January - 02.  Click To Search About This In Google

1685  Death of Harbottle Grimston, English politician (b. 1603) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1694  On January - 02 death of henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (b. 1651)  Click To Search About This In Google

1726  Domenico Zipoli, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1740  On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  Click To Search About This In Google

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