Historical Events For September - 02
Monday, 27 February 2017
1918 Prv. Walter Leigh Rayfield (7th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Arras, France on September - 02.
1918 Sgt. Arthur G. Knight (10th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Villers-lez-Cagnicourt, France on this day in history.
1918 Allen Drury, author (Advise & Consent-1960 Pulitzer Prize) on September - 02.
1919 On this day in history communist Party of America organized in Chicago
1919 On September - 02 communist Party of America organizes in Chicago
1919 On this day in history gideon William Waldrop, composer
1920 W Somerset Maugham's "East of Suez," premieres in London on September - 02.
1921 On September - 02 first Miss America contest held in Atlantic City, has 8 entries.
1922 Pres Ebert declares "Deutschland uber alas" as German national anthem on September - 02.
1924 On September - 02 rudolf Friml's "Rose Marie" opens to rave reviews in NYC
1924 44th US Mens Tennis: William Tilden beats William Johnston (61 97 62) on September - 02.
1924 On this day in history daniel arap Moi, President of Kenya
1925 The birth of Russ Conway, Popular pianist of the 50's on this day in history.
1925 The U.S. Zeppelin the USS Shenandoah crashes, killing 14 on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history ronnie Stevens, London England, actor (Rodney-Dick & Duchess)
1926 Italy signs treaty with Yemen on this day in history.
1927 Rumour starts that Yankee Lou Gehrig will be traded to Tigers on this day in history.
1927 Francis Matthews, British actor (On the Bowery, Paul Temple) on this day in history.
1928 On September - 02 miloslav Istvan, composer
1929 On September - 02 unilever forms by merger of Margarine Union & Lever Bros
1930 The first nonstop airplane flight from Europe to the US is completed as the plane Question Mark lands at Valley Stream, NY on September - 02.
1930 On September - 02 1st non-stop airplane flight from Europe to US (37 hrs)
1930 On this day in history andrey Pavlovich Petrov, composer
1931 Alan K Simpson, minority whip (Sen-R-WY, 1979- ) on this day in history.
1933 Victor Spinetti, Welsh actor on this day in history.
1934 Michael Sahl, composer on September - 02.
1934 On September - 02 ruggiero de Rudolpho "Russ" Columbo, US singer/violist, dies at 26
1935 A hurricane slams the Florida Keys killing 423 on this day in history.
1935 On September - 02 a hurricane slams Florida Keys killing 423
1935 Jim Moody, (Rep-D-WI, 1983- ) on September - 02.
1936 On September - 02 the first transatlantic round-trip air flight
1936 1st transatlantic round-trip air flight on this day in history.
1936 On September - 02 david Leonard Blake, composer
1937 On September - 02 uS Housing Authority created by National Housing Act