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Historical Events In August - 02

Thursday, 26 November 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 August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1869  On August - 02 alexandrine Tinne, Dutch explorer/photographer, murdered at 30+  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  Tower Subway, the world's first underground tube railway, opens in London on this day in history.  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 August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1873  Frank Mori, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1881  On August - 02 ethel Mary Dell, English author (Storm Drift)  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  On this day in history johannes Tralow, writer  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  Rowell Hodge patents barbed wire on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  On this day in history oscar Rasbach, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  On this day in history 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  Charles A Wheeler patents a prototype of the escalator on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  Jack Warner, US movie studio head (Warner Bros) on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  On this day in history death duties 1st introduced in Britain  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  On this day in history charles Bennett, screenwriter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1905  On this day in history karl Amadeus Hartmann, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1455  Johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99) was born on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1533  On this day in history birth of theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (d. 1588)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  Samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter was born on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  On this day in history birth of kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1674  On August - 02 birth of philip II, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France (d. 1723)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1696  On this day in history birth of mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia  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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0257  On August - 02 stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies  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  Death of Ælfweard of Wessex on this day in history.  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 August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1100  On August - 02 death of william II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1222  On this day in history death of count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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