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Historical Events In December - 02

Sunday, 28 February 2021

1906  On December - 02 eric Dalton, cricketer (2 centuries in 15 Tests for S Africa 1929-39)  

1907  Tommy Burns KOs Gunner Moir to retain the heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

1907  English Professional Football Player's Association forms on December - 02.  

1908  Pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3 on this day in history.  

1908  Robert F Simon, Mansfield Oh, actor (Man who shot Liberty Valance) on this day in history.  

1910  Robert Paige, Indianapolis Ind, actor (Colgate Comedy Hour) on December - 02.  

1913  On December - 02 archdiocese of Managua created  

1914  On December - 02 austria army occupies Belgrade Serbia  

1914  Eddie Sauter, Bkln, musician (Sauter-Finegan Band, Sat Night Revue) on December - 02.  

1915  On December - 02 adolph Green, songwriter (married to Phyllis Newman)  

1915  Jan Malat, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1916  Baseballers who are injured now get full pay for duration of contract on this day in history.  

1916  On December - 02 john Bentley, Warwickshire England, actor (Chair)  

1916  On December - 02 francesco Paolo Tosti, composer, dies at 69  

1917  Han Yong-woon, found Zen awakening at Osean Monastery Korea on December - 02.  

1917  On this day in history ezra Stone, US, actor/producer (Henry Aldrich)  

1918  On December - 02 milton Delugg, LA Calif, orch leader (Tonight Show)  

1918  Margit Kaffka, writer, dies at 38 on December - 02.  

1919  Michael Geoffrey Corcos, medical researcher on December - 02.  

1919  On this day in history henry Clay Frick, built largest coke & steel operation, dies at 69  

1920  On December - 02 robert Moevs, composer  

1922  10th CFL Grey Cup: Queen's University defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 13-1 on December - 02.  

1922  On December - 02 leo V Gordon, Baltimore MD, actor (Circus Boy, Enos, Winds of War)  

1923  On this day in history maria M Callas, NYC, soprano (Carmen) [or 12/4]  

1923  Tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1924  British-German trade agreement signed on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history alexander Haig Jr, Bala-Cynwyd Pa, US Sec of State (1981-82)/General  

1925  On December - 02 julie Harris, Grosse Pt Mich, actress (Bell Jar, East of Eden)  

1925  Julio Garreta, composer, dies at 50 on December - 02.  

1927  On this day in history henry Ford unveils the first Model A automobile, successor to the Model T, in New York City's Waldorf Hotel.  

1927  On December - 02 1st Model A Fords sold, for $385  

1928  Cardinals 1B Jim Bottomley is voted NL MVP on this day in history.  

1929  1st skull of Peking man found, 50 km out of Peking at Tsjoe Koe Tien on this day in history.  

1929  Harvey Phillips, Aurora Missouri, tubist (NYC Ballet Orch) on December - 02.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1578  On December - 02 birth of agostino Agazzari, composer  

1678  Nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer) was born on December - 02.  

1694  William Shirley, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1771) was born on this day in history.  

1703  On this day in history birth of ferdinand Konscak, Croatian explorer (d. 1759)  

1710  Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (d. 1783) was born on this day in history.  

1728  Ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat was born on December - 02.  

1738  On this day in history birth of richard Montgomery, Irish-born soldier (d. 1775)  

1754  William Cooper, American judge (d. 1809) was born on December - 02.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0537  Sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies on December - 02.  

1348  On December - 02 death of emperor Hanazono of Japan (b. 1297)  

1381  Death of John of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic on December - 02.  

1463  Albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies on this day in history.  

1515  On December - 02 gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies  

1552  On December - 02 death of francis Xavier, Spanish Catholic missionary (b. 1506)  

1592  On December - 02 alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46  

1615  On this day in history death of louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general  

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