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Historical Events In December - 02

Monday, 21 September 2020

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  On December - 02 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 December - 02 robert Paige, Indianapolis Ind, actor (Colgate Comedy Hour)  

1913  On this day in history archdiocese of Managua created  

1914  On December - 02 austria army occupies Belgrade Serbia  

1914  On this day in history eddie Sauter, Bkln, musician (Sauter-Finegan Band, Sat Night Revue)  

1915  On this day in history adolph Green, songwriter (married to Phyllis Newman)  

1915  On December - 02 jan Malat, composer, dies at 72  

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  Francesco Paolo Tosti, composer, dies at 69 on December - 02.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1918  On this day in history margit Kaffka, writer, dies at 38  

1919  Michael Geoffrey Corcos, medical researcher on this day in history.  

1919  On December - 02 henry Clay Frick, built largest coke & steel operation, dies at 69  

1920  Robert Moevs, composer on this day in history.  

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

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  Alexander Haig Jr, Bala-Cynwyd Pa, US Sec of State (1981-82)/General on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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 December - 02.  

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 this day in history 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  Ferdinand Konscak, Croatian explorer (d. 1759) was born on December - 02.  

1710  On December - 02 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 December - 02 birth of richard Montgomery, Irish-born soldier (d. 1775)  

1754  William Cooper, American judge (d. 1809) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0537  On December - 02 sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies  

1348  Death of Emperor Hanazono of Japan (b. 1297) on December - 02.  

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

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

1515  Gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies on December - 02.  

1552  On this day in history 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 December - 02 death of louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general  

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