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Historical Events Happened In January - 02

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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 this day in history.  

1935  Bruno R Hauptmann trial begins for kidnap-murder of Lindbergh baby on January - 02.  

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 January - 02 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 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 January - 02.  

1941  World War II: German bombing severely damages the Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales on this day in history.  

1941  Mischa Levitzki, composer, dies at 42 on January - 02.  

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

1942  German troops in Bardia surrender on this day in history.  

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

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

1944  First use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol) on January - 02.  

1944  1st use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol) on January - 02.  

1945  On January - 02 allied air raid on Neurenberg  

1945  On January - 02 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  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 January - 02.  

1947  On January - 02 mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengal  

1947  Mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengali on January - 02.  

1948  On January - 02 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 January - 02.  

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  Philip Barry's "Second Threshold," premieres in NYC on January - 02.  

1952  "Pal Joey" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 542 performances on this day in history.  

1953  On this day in history nBA Baltimore Bullets begin a 32 game road losing streak  

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

1954  On this day in history herman Wouks "Caine Mutiny," premieres in NYC  

1955  First "Bob Cummings Show" premieres on NBC (later on CBS) on January - 02.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1647  Nathaniel Bacon, leader of Bacon's Rebellion, Va (1676) was born on January - 02.  

1699  On this day in history birth of osman III, sultan (Turkey)  

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 January - 02.  

1732  On this day in history birth of franz Xaver Brixi, composer  

Famous Deaths In January - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0017  Publius Ovidius Naso, Roman poet, dies on January - 02.  

1512  Death of Svante, Regent of Sweden (b. 1460) on January - 02.  

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 January - 02.  

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 January - 02.  

1726  Domenico Zipoli, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

1740  On January - 02 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63