Historical Events In December - 02
Wednesday, 28 July 2021
1906 Eric Dalton, cricketer (2 centuries in 15 Tests for S Africa 1929-39) on this day in history.
1907 Tommy Burns KOs Gunner Moir to retain the heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
1907 English Professional Football Player's Association forms on this day in history.
1908 On December - 02 pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3
1908 On this day in history robert F Simon, Mansfield Oh, actor (Man who shot Liberty Valance)
1910 On December - 02 robert Paige, Indianapolis Ind, actor (Colgate Comedy Hour)
1913 Archdiocese of Managua created on this day in history.
1914 Austria army occupies Belgrade Serbia on this day in history.
1914 Eddie Sauter, Bkln, musician (Sauter-Finegan Band, Sat Night Revue) on December - 02.
1915 Adolph Green, songwriter (married to Phyllis Newman) on this day in history.
1915 On December - 02 jan Malat, composer, dies at 72
1916 On December - 02 baseballers who are injured now get full pay for duration of contract
1916 John Bentley, Warwickshire England, actor (Chair) on this day in history.
1916 Francesco Paolo Tosti, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history han Yong-woon, found Zen awakening at Osean Monastery Korea
1917 On December - 02 ezra Stone, US, actor/producer (Henry Aldrich)
1918 On this day in history milton Delugg, LA Calif, orch leader (Tonight Show)
1918 On this day in history margit Kaffka, writer, dies at 38
1919 Michael Geoffrey Corcos, medical researcher on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history henry Clay Frick, built largest coke & steel operation, dies at 69
1920 Robert Moevs, composer on this day in history.
1922 On this day in history 10th CFL Grey Cup: Queen's University defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 13-1
1922 Leo V Gordon, Baltimore MD, actor (Circus Boy, Enos, Winds of War) on this day in history.
1923 On December - 02 maria M Callas, NYC, soprano (Carmen) [or 12/4]
1923 On December - 02 tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer, dies at 72
1924 British-German trade agreement signed on December - 02.
1924 Alexander Haig Jr, Bala-Cynwyd Pa, US Sec of State (1981-82)/General on December - 02.
1925 On December - 02 julie Harris, Grosse Pt Mich, actress (Bell Jar, East of Eden)
1925 Julio Garreta, composer, dies at 50 on December - 02.
1927 On December - 02 henry Ford unveils the first Model A automobile, successor to the Model T, in New York City's Waldorf Hotel.
1927 1st Model A Fords sold, for $385 on December - 02.
1928 On December - 02 cardinals 1B Jim Bottomley is voted NL MVP
1929 1st skull of Peking man found, 50 km out of Peking at Tsjoe Koe Tien on this day in history.
1929 Harvey Phillips, Aurora Missouri, tubist (NYC Ballet Orch) on December - 02.