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Historical Events In August - 02

Saturday, 10 April 2021

1864  On this day in history 2nd Saratoga Racetrack (NY) opens  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1865  On this day in history lewis Carroll publishes "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1865  On this day in history irving Babbitt, US writer (Rousseau & Romanticism)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1867  Ernest C Dowson, British poet on August - 02.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1868  Constantine I, king of Greece on August - 02.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1869  On this day in history alexandrine Tinne, Dutch explorer/photographer, murdered at 30+  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1870  Tower Subway, the world's first underground tube railway, opens in London on August - 02.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1872  On August - 02 judocus Smits, Dutch RC newspaper publisher (De Tijd), dies at 59  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1873  The first trial run of SF cable car, Clay Street between Kearny & Jones on August - 02.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1873  1st trial run of SF cable car, Clay Street between Kearny & Jones on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1873  Frank Mori, composer, dies at 53 on August - 02.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1875  1st roller skating rink opens (London) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1876  Wild Bill Hickok draws the Dead Man's Hand - a pair of aces and a pair of eights, when he was shot on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1876  On this day in history wild Bill Hickok, shot dead (from behind) by Jack McCall while playing poker. He held a pair of Aces & a pair of 8's  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1877  On this day in history sF Public Library opens with 5,000 volumes  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1878  On August - 02 aino J M Kallas, Finnish writer (White Ship, Estonian Tales)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1881  Ethel Mary Dell, English author (Storm Drift) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1881  On this day in history marcus Andrews Hislop Clarke, author (His Natural Life) at 35  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1882  On this day in history johannes Tralow, writer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1884  Dutch Queen Emma appointed regent on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1886  John Alexander Douglas McCurdy Canadian Aviator ( d. 1961) on August - 02.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1887  Rowell Hodge patents barbed wire on August - 02.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  Oscar Rasbach, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1890  On August - 02 pauline Hall, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  Arthur Edward Drummond Bliss, London, composer (Olympians) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1892  On this day in history charles A Wheeler patents a prototype of the escalator  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1892  Jack Warner, US movie studio head (Warner Bros) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1894  On August - 02 death duties 1st introduced in Britain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1895  Matthew Henderson, cricketer (lefty pace bowler in NZ's 1st Test) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1899  Charles Bennett, screenwriter on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  On this day in history helen Morgan, [Riggins], US, singer/actress (Applause)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1903  Unsuccessful uprising of Macedonians against Turkey on August - 02.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1903  Martha Jane Cannary, [Calamity Jane], US desperado, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  On August - 02 karl Amadeus Hartmann, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 02

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1455  On this day in history birth of johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1533  Theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (d. 1588) was born on August - 02.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1627  On August - 02 birth of samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1632  Kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner) was born on August - 02.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1672  Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733) was born on August - 02.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1674  Philip II, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France (d. 1723) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1696  On August - 02 birth of mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1703  On this day in history birth of lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In August - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0257  On this day in history stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0640  On this day in history severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0686  John V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0924  Death of Ælfweard of Wessex on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1002  Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1075  John VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1100  On this day in history death of william II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1222  On August - 02 death of count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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