Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In December - 02

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1930  Gary Becker, American economist, recipient of the Bank of Sweden Prize on December - 02.  

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  On December - 02 the Adventures of Charlie Chan debuts on the NBC Blue radio network.  

1932  On December - 02 "Adv of Charlie Chan" 1st heard on NBC-Blue radio network  

1933  1st transatlantic telephone wedding (Bertil Clason-Sigrid Carlson) on December - 02.  

1933  Josef Gruber, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1934  On December - 02 5.08-m (200") Mt Palomar Observatory mirror is cast  

1935  On this day in history jurg Wyttenbach, composer  

1935  Albert Kessel, 1st to die in Calif gas chamber on this day in history.  

1936  Peter Michael Braun, composer on this day in history.  

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  On December - 02 new York's La Guardia Airport began operations as an airliner from Chicago lands, 1 minute after midnight  

1939  On this day in history british Imperial Airways & British Airways merge to form BOAC  

1939  Yael Dayan, Israeli writer and politician on December - 02.  

1940  Gerry Cheevers, NHL goalie (Bruin, longest undefeated streak-32 games) on this day in history.  

1941  Largest roller skating rink (outside of NYC) opens in Peekskill NY on this day in history.  

1941  Paul C W Chu, China, physicist (superconductivity) on December - 02.  

1942  First successful nuclear chain reaction, created by physicists Enrico Fermi and Arthur Crompton on this day in history.  

1942  The First controlled nuclear chain reaction (University of Chicago) on December - 02.  

1942  1st controlled nuclear chain reaction (Enrico Fermi-U of Chicago) on December - 02.  

1942  Bob E Smith, Sacramento CA, PGA golfer (1993 Yanase Cup) on December - 02.  

1943  Sixteen Allied vessels are lost by Axis bombing at Bari, eastern Italy on December - 02.  

1943  1st RSHA transport out of Vienna reaches Birkenau camp on this day in history.  

1943  Nordahl Grieg, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1944  10th Heisman Trophy Award: Les Horvath, Ohio State (QB) on December - 02.  

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  On December - 02 stan Musial is picked NL MVP  

1950  On December - 02 vic Toweel knocks down Danny O'Sullivan 14 times in a title fight  

1950  Dino Lipatti, composer, dies at 33 on December - 02.  

1951  "Borscht Capades" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 90 performances on December - 02.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | Next Page »

Advertisements

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  On December - 02 birth of nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer)  

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

1703  On December - 02 birth of ferdinand Konscak, Croatian explorer (d. 1759)  

1710  On December - 02 birth of bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (d. 1783)  

1728  On this day in history birth of ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat  

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.  

Advertisements

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 this day in history.  

1381  On December - 02 death of john of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic  

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

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

1552  Death of Francis Xavier, Spanish Catholic missionary (b. 1506) on this day in history.  

1592  On December - 02 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.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
Yes
No
Don't Know