Historical Events In December - 02
Monday, 03 August 2020
1930 On this day in history gary Becker, American economist, recipient of the Bank of Sweden Prize
1931 Edwin Meese III, prude, US attorney General (1985-88) on December - 02.
1931 On this day in history paul-Marie-Theodore-Vincent D'indy, French count/composer, dies at 80
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 On this day in history 1st transatlantic telephone wedding (Bertil Clason-Sigrid Carlson)
1933 On December - 02 josef Gruber, composer, dies at 78
1934 On this day in history 5.08-m (200") Mt Palomar Observatory mirror is cast
1935 On this day in history jurg Wyttenbach, composer
1935 On December - 02 albert Kessel, 1st to die in Calif gas chamber
1936 On December - 02 peter Michael Braun, composer
1937 Brian Lumley, England, sci-fi author (Compleat Crow, Psychomech) on December - 02.
1938 First Harwich-England bound train with 200 German-Jewish orphaned children arrives from Holland. Eventually, 50,000 German Jews find safety in Great Britain on December - 02.
1939 British Imperial Airways and British Airways merge to form BOAC on December - 02.
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 On this day in history yael Dayan, Israeli writer and politician
1940 On December - 02 gerry Cheevers, NHL goalie (Bruin, longest undefeated streak-32 games)
1941 On December - 02 largest roller skating rink (outside of NYC) opens in Peekskill NY
1941 Paul C W Chu, China, physicist (superconductivity) on this day in history.
1942 On December - 02 first successful nuclear chain reaction, created by physicists Enrico Fermi and Arthur Crompton
1942 On this day in history the First controlled nuclear chain reaction (University of Chicago)
1942 On December - 02 1st controlled nuclear chain reaction (Enrico Fermi-U of Chicago)
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 this day in history.
1943 On December - 02 1st RSHA transport out of Vienna reaches Birkenau camp
1943 Nordahl Grieg, writer, dies on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history 10th Heisman Trophy Award: Les Horvath, Ohio State (QB)
1944 Filippo T Marinetti, Italian writer (father of futurism), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1947 13th Heisman Trophy Award: John Lujack, Notre Dame (QB) on this day in history.
1948 Stan Musial is picked NL MVP on December - 02.
1950 Vic Toweel knocks down Danny O'Sullivan 14 times in a title fight on December - 02.
1950 Dino Lipatti, composer, dies at 33 on December - 02.
1951 "Borscht Capades" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 90 performances on this day in history.