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Historical Events In December - 02

Friday, 14 May 2021

1906  On this day in history eric Dalton, cricketer (2 centuries in 15 Tests for S Africa 1929-39)  

1907  On December - 02 tommy Burns KOs Gunner Moir to retain the heavyweight boxing title  

1907  On this day in history english Professional Football Player's Association forms  

1908  On December - 02 pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3  

1908  Robert F Simon, Mansfield Oh, actor (Man who shot Liberty Valance) on December - 02.  

1910  On this day in history robert Paige, Indianapolis Ind, actor (Colgate Comedy Hour)  

1913  On this day in history archdiocese of Managua created  

1914  Austria army occupies Belgrade Serbia on this day in history.  

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

1915  Adolph Green, songwriter (married to Phyllis Newman) on December - 02.  

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

1916  On December - 02 baseballers who are injured now get full pay for duration of contract  

1916  On this day in history john Bentley, Warwickshire England, actor (Chair)  

1916  On this day in history francesco Paolo Tosti, composer, dies at 69  

1917  Han Yong-woon, found Zen awakening at Osean Monastery Korea on this day in history.  

1917  Ezra Stone, US, actor/producer (Henry Aldrich) on December - 02.  

1918  On this day in history milton Delugg, LA Calif, orch leader (Tonight Show)  

1918  Margit Kaffka, writer, dies at 38 on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history michael Geoffrey Corcos, medical researcher  

1919  Henry Clay Frick, built largest coke & steel operation, dies at 69 on December - 02.  

1920  Robert Moevs, composer on this day in history.  

1922  10th CFL Grey Cup: Queen's University defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 13-1 on this day in history.  

1922  Leo V Gordon, Baltimore MD, actor (Circus Boy, Enos, Winds of War) on December - 02.  

1923  Maria M Callas, NYC, soprano (Carmen) [or 12/4] on December - 02.  

1923  On December - 02 tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer, dies at 72  

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

1924  Alexander Haig Jr, Bala-Cynwyd Pa, US Sec of State (1981-82)/General on December - 02.  

1925  Julie Harris, Grosse Pt Mich, actress (Bell Jar, East of Eden) on December - 02.  

1925  On this day in history julio Garreta, composer, dies at 50  

1927  Henry Ford unveils the first Model A automobile, successor to the Model T, in New York City's Waldorf Hotel on December - 02.  

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

1928  On December - 02 cardinals 1B Jim Bottomley is voted NL MVP  

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

1929  On this day in history harvey Phillips, Aurora Missouri, tubist (NYC Ballet Orch)  

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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  On this day in history birth of william Shirley, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1771)  

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

1710  On this day in history birth of bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (d. 1783)  

1728  Ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

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  On December - 02 albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies  

1515  On this day in history gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies  

1552  On this day in history death of francis Xavier, Spanish Catholic missionary (b. 1506)  

1592  Alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

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

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