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 This day in History - October 2
457 Historic Events for October 2
1968

Bob Gibson sets a World Series record of 17 strikeouts

Event
1968

Republic Guinea forms (day of republic)

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1968

1st time, 2 soon-to-be-named MVPs oppose each other Cards Bob Gibson beat Tigers Denny McLain 4-0

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1969

Katharine Susannah Prichard, novelist (Black Opal), dies at 85

Death
1969

Matthew Walbeck, Sacramento CA, catcher (Minn Twins)

Birth
1969

Marcus Robertson, NFL safety/cornerback (Houston/Tenn Oilers)

Birth
1969

Seattle Pilots last game in Seattle, lose 3-1 to As in front of 5,473

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1969

US performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians

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1970

Billy Martin named manager of Det Tigers

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1970

Plane carrying Wichita State U football team crashes killing 30

Event
1970

Anders Bo Leif Linde, composer, dies at 37

Death
1970

Eddie Guardado, Stockton CA, pitcher (Minn Twins)

Birth
1970

Kelly Ripa, actress (Hayley Vaughan-All My Children)

Birth
1970

Alfred Julius Swan, composer, dies at 79

Death
1971

Tiffany [Renee Darwich], Norwalk Cal, singer (I Think We're Alone Now)

Birth
1971

Steve McLaughlin, NFL kicker (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1971

Jair Lynch, Amherst Mass, gymnast (Olympics-silver-96)

Birth
1971

Homing pigeon averages 133 KPH (record) in 1100-km Australian race

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1972

Torey Hunter, CFL defensive back (Montreal Alouettes)

Birth
1972

Mont Expos Bill Stoneman 2nd no-hitter beats NY Mets, 7-0

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1972

Ron Johnson becomes 1st NY Giant to score 4 TDs (vs Phila)

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1972

Danish population votes for European Common Market membership

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1972

Bill Stoneman of Montreal pitches his 2nd no-hitter, beating Mets, 7-0

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1972

Aeroflot Il-18 crashes near Black Sea resort of Sochi, kills 105

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1972

"From Israel with Love" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 8 performances

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