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Historical Events In December - 02

Friday, 03 July 2020

1906  On this day in history 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 December - 02.  

1907  On December - 02 english Professional Football Player's Association forms  

1908  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1913  On December - 02 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 this day in history.  

1915  Adolph Green, songwriter (married to Phyllis Newman) on this day in history.  

1915  Jan Malat, composer, dies at 72 on December - 02.  

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

1916  John Bentley, Warwickshire England, actor (Chair) on this day in history.  

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

1917  On this day in history han Yong-woon, found Zen awakening at Osean Monastery Korea  

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  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  Robert Moevs, composer on December - 02.  

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

1922  On this day in history 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  On December - 02 tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer, dies at 72  

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

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

1925  On this day in history julie Harris, Grosse Pt Mich, actress (Bell Jar, East of Eden)  

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 this day in history.  

1927  1st Model A Fords sold, for $385 on this day in history.  

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

1929  On December - 02 1st skull of Peking man found, 50 km out of Peking at Tsjoe Koe Tien  

1929  Harvey Phillips, Aurora Missouri, tubist (NYC Ballet Orch) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1578  Agostino Agazzari, composer was born on this day in history.  

1678  On this day in history birth of nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer)  

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 this day in history.  

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

1728  On December - 02 birth of ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat  

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 this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0537  On this day in history sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies  

1348  Death of Emperor Hanazono of Japan (b. 1297) on this day in history.  

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

1463  On this day in history albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies  

1515  Gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies on this day in history.  

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

1592  On this day in history alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46  

1615  Death of Louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general on December - 02.  

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