Historical Events In September - 02
Friday, 03 July 2020
1956 Washington-Jackson cable line replaced by bus service on September - 02.
1957 On September - 02 1st edition newspaper the Ware Time (in Suriname), 1,700 die
1957 William A Craigie, Scottish lexicographer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1958 Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on September - 02.
1959 On this day in history uS President Eisenhower arrives in Paris
1960 On September - 02 tamara & Irina Press (USSR) become 1st sisters to win olympic gold
1961 Greet Koeman, Dutch singer, dies at 54 on September - 02.
1962 On this day in history stan Musial's 3,516th hit moves over Tris Speaker into 2nd place
1963 On this day in history alabama Gov George C Wallace prevents integration of Tuskegee HS
1963 CBS &NBC expand network news from 15 to 30 minutes on September - 02.
1964 Norman Manley scores 2-consecutive holes-in-one at Del Valley, Cal on September - 02.
1964 Francisco H Craveiro Lopes, Portuguese gen/pres (1951-58), dies at 70 on September - 02.
1965 The Beatles receive a gold record for the 45-rpm release of Help! (For our younger readers, 45-rpm is the speed that a hit single record revolves on the turntable of a record player.) on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history johannes Bobrowski, writer, dies at 48
1968 Ernest Claes, Belgium, author (The White), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1969 North Vietnamese president Ho Chi Minh dies on September - 02.
1969 Harry Williams Millard, producer, dies of cancer at 41 on this day in history.
1970 Allan Walker, actor/writer (Red Buttons Show), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1973 John R R Tolkien, British story writer (Hobbit), dies of ulcer at 81 on September - 02.
1978 George Harrison marries Olivia on this day in history.
1978 Graham Salmon set the worlds record for 100 meters by a blind man on this day in history.
1978 On September - 02 john McClain performs 180 outside loops in an airplane over Houston
1979 Felix Aylmer, actor (Quartet, Hamlet, Dreaming Lips), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1980 William Douglas Denny, composer, dies at 70 on September - 02.
1982 Jay Novello, actor (Harum Scarum, Rebel Breed), dies of cancer at 78 on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history yitzhak Shamir (Herut) endorsed by Menachem Begin for Israelli PM
1985 On this day in history a joint US-French expedition locates the wreckage of the ill-fated HMS Titanic.
1985 On September - 02 abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star, dies at 64
1986 Cathy Evelyn Smith sentenced to 3 years for death of John Belushi on September - 02.
1987 Donald Trump takes out a full page NY Times ad lambasting Japan on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history west German pilot Mathias Rust, who flew a private plane from Helsinki Finland, to Moscow's Red Square, goes on trial in Russia
1988 On September - 02 amnesty International's Human Rights Now! tour begins in Wembley
1989 Rev Al Sharpton leads a civil rights march through Bensonhurst on September - 02.
1989 On September - 02 a Bartlett Giamatti, baseball commisioner, dies at 51