Historical Events In December - 02
Thursday, 25 February 2021
1930 Gary Becker, American economist, recipient of the Bank of Sweden Prize on this day in history.
1931 Edwin Meese III, prude, US attorney General (1985-88) on December - 02.
1931 Paul-Marie-Theodore-Vincent D'indy, French count/composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1932 The Adventures of Charlie Chan debuts on the NBC Blue radio network on December - 02.
1932 On December - 02 "Adv of Charlie Chan" 1st heard on NBC-Blue radio network
1933 On December - 02 1st transatlantic telephone wedding (Bertil Clason-Sigrid Carlson)
1933 On this day in history josef Gruber, composer, dies at 78
1934 On December - 02 5.08-m (200") Mt Palomar Observatory mirror is cast
1935 Jurg Wyttenbach, composer on December - 02.
1935 Albert Kessel, 1st to die in Calif gas chamber on this day in history.
1936 On this day in history peter Michael Braun, composer
1937 On December - 02 brian Lumley, England, sci-fi author (Compleat Crow, Psychomech)
1938 On December - 02 first Harwich-England bound train with 200 German-Jewish orphaned children arrives from Holland. Eventually, 50,000 German Jews find safety in Great Britain.
1939 British Imperial Airways and British Airways merge to form BOAC on this day in history.
1939 New York's La Guardia Airport began operations as an airliner from Chicago lands, 1 minute after midnight on this day in history.
1939 British Imperial Airways & British Airways merge to form BOAC on this day in history.
1939 Yael Dayan, Israeli writer and politician on December - 02.
1940 On December - 02 gerry Cheevers, NHL goalie (Bruin, longest undefeated streak-32 games)
1941 On this day in history largest roller skating rink (outside of NYC) opens in Peekskill NY
1941 On December - 02 paul C W Chu, China, physicist (superconductivity)
1942 On this day in history first successful nuclear chain reaction, created by physicists Enrico Fermi and Arthur Crompton
1942 On this day in history the First controlled nuclear chain reaction (University of Chicago)
1942 1st controlled nuclear chain reaction (Enrico Fermi-U of Chicago) on this day in history.
1942 On December - 02 bob E Smith, Sacramento CA, PGA golfer (1993 Yanase Cup)
1943 On December - 02 sixteen Allied vessels are lost by Axis bombing at Bari, eastern Italy.
1943 On this day in history 1st RSHA transport out of Vienna reaches Birkenau camp
1943 Nordahl Grieg, writer, dies on December - 02.
1944 On December - 02 10th Heisman Trophy Award: Les Horvath, Ohio State (QB)
1944 On this day in history filippo T Marinetti, Italian writer (father of futurism), dies at 67
1947 13th Heisman Trophy Award: John Lujack, Notre Dame (QB) on this day in history.
1948 Stan Musial is picked NL MVP on December - 02.
1950 Vic Toweel knocks down Danny O'Sullivan 14 times in a title fight on this day in history.
1950 On this day in history dino Lipatti, composer, dies at 33
1951 "Borscht Capades" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 90 performances on this day in history.