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 This day in History - October 2
457 Historic Events for October 2
1955

Kathryn Morrison Long Beach CA, playmate (May, 1978)

Birth
1955

"Alfred Hitchcock Presents" premieres

Event
1955

9th NHL All-Star Game: Detroit beat All-Stars 3-1 at Detroit

Event
1955

Actress Joyce Randolph marries publisher Richard Charles

Event
1955

Chiva Stoica becomes premier of Romania

Event
1955

WHTN (now WOWK) TV ch 13 in Huntington-Charleston, WV (CBS) begins

Event
1955

Philip Oakey, Sheffield, rock vocalist (Human Leauge-Only Human)

Birth
1956

Freddie Jackson, US RandB singer/songwriter (Rock Me Tonight)

Birth
1956

Murphy Morobe, South Afr UDF leader (spent 3 yrs in Robbeneiland Jail)

Birth
1956

George Bancroft, actor (Texas, Stagecoach, Little Men), dies at 74

Death
1956

Paul de Backer, Belgian radiologist, dies at 73

Death
1956

1st atomic power clock exhibited-NYC

Event
1957

NY Yankees appear in their 25th World Series

Event
1957

John Neuman Cook, Toledo OH, PGA golfer (1981 Bing Crosby)

Birth
1957

Kimberly Herrin, Santa Barbara Calif, playmate (March, 1981)

Birth
1957

Jacques Fesch, French political assassin/saint?, beheaded at about 26

Death
1957

New volcanic island appears off Fayal Island Azores

Event
1958

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Event
1958

Musical show "Valmouth," 1st produced in London

Event
1958

Guinea (French Guinea) gains independence from France (National Day)

Event
1958

Marie Stopes, birth control pioneer, dies

Death
1958

Wilhelmus L Re˜ers, sculptor, dies at 48

Death
1959

Joe Deegan, jockey

Birth
1959

Rod Serling's "Twilight Zone" premieres on CBS-TV

Event
1960

Jaroslav Doubrava, composer, dies at 51

Death