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 This day in History - October 2
457 Historic Events for October 2
1950

Mao Tse Tung proclaims in telegram to Stalin, China intervenes Korea

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1950

Bob Shaw of Chicago Cardinals sets NFL record with 5 TD receptions

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1950

Chic Cards Jim Hardy passes for 6 touchdowns vs Balt Colts (55-13)

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1950

Persis Khambatta, Bombay India, actress (Star Trek, Megaforce)

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1950

1st strip of Charlie Brown, "Li'l Folks," later "Peanuts" in 9 papers

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1950

Michael Rutherford, English pop bassist (Genesis-Silent Sun)

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1951

Romina Power, LA CA, daughter of Tyrone Power/actress (Justine)

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1951

1st Netherland TV broadcast (Toverspiegel)

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1951

Dodgers beat Giants 10-0, in 2nd game of play-offs

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1951

Sting, [Gordon Sumner], rock vocalist (Police-Roxanne)/actor (Dune)

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1952

Clive Barker, writer (Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions)

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1952

George Meegen, England, walked 19,019 miles from Argentina to Alaska

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1952

John Otway, rocker

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1952

Steve Penrod, race horse trainer

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1953

Dodger Carl Erskine strikes out 14 Yankees in World Series

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1953

"Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" opens at John Golden NYC for 849 perf

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1954

Former French possession of Chandernagore made part of West Bengal

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1954

8th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Detroit 2-2 at Detroit

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1954

NY Giants sweep Cleve Indians, in 51st World Series

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1954

Greg Jennings, Okla City Okla, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)

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1954

Lani O'Grady, Walnut Creek Calif, actress (Mary-8 is Enough)

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1954

Lorraine Bracco, Bkln, actress (Someone to Watch Over Me, Dream Team)

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1955

James Dean, US actor (East of Eden, Giant), dies

Death
1955

O B Clarence, actor (Penn of Pensnsylvania), dies

Death
1955

Gary Streeter, MP

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