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Historical Events In August - 02

Monday, 03 August 2020

1864  2nd Saratoga Racetrack (NY) opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1865  Lewis Carroll publishes "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1865  Irving Babbitt, US writer (Rousseau & Romanticism) on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1867  On August - 02 ernest C Dowson, British poet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1869  Alexandrine Tinne, Dutch explorer/photographer, murdered at 30+ on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  On this day in history tower Subway, the world's first underground tube railway, opens in London.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1872  Judocus Smits, Dutch RC newspaper publisher (De Tijd), dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1873  The first trial run of SF cable car, Clay Street between Kearny & Jones on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1876  On August - 02 wild Bill Hickok draws the Dead Man's Hand - a pair of aces and a pair of eights, when he was shot  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  On August - 02 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 Whatsapp

1877  SF Public Library opens with 5,000 volumes on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1878  Aino J M Kallas, Finnish writer (White Ship, Estonian Tales) on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  Ethel Mary Dell, English author (Storm Drift) on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  Marcus Andrews Hislop Clarke, author (His Natural Life) at 35 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  Johannes Tralow, writer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  On this day in history dutch Queen Emma appointed regent  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  On this day in history john Alexander Douglas McCurdy Canadian Aviator ( d. 1961)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  On August - 02 rowell Hodge patents barbed wire  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  Oscar Rasbach, composer on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  On August - 02 pauline Hall, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1892  On August - 02 charles A Wheeler patents a prototype of the escalator  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1894  Death duties 1st introduced in Britain on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  Matthew Henderson, cricketer (lefty pace bowler in NZ's 1st Test) on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  Charles Bennett, screenwriter on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  Helen Morgan, [Riggins], US, singer/actress (Applause) on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  Unsuccessful uprising of Macedonians against Turkey on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  Martha Jane Cannary, [Calamity Jane], US desperado, dies on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  Karl Amadeus Hartmann, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1455  On August - 02 birth of johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1632  Kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1672  On August - 02 birth of johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1674  Philip II, Duke of OrlĂ©ans, Regent of France (d. 1723) was born on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1696  Mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia was born on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1703  On August - 02 birth of lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0257  Stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0640  Severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

0924  On August - 02 death of Ælfweard of Wessex  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1002  Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64 on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1100  Death of William II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1222  Death of Count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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