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 This day in History - October 2
457 Historic Events for October 2
1988

24th Olympic games close at Seoul, Korea

Event
1989

Liesbeth Ribbius Peletier, Neth's 1st female advisor of State, dies

Death
1990

"Michael Feinstein in Concert -" opens at Golden NYC for 30 perfs

Event
1990

Allies cede any remaining rights as occupiers of Germany

Event
1990

Chinese plane explodes, about 100 die

Event
1990

US Senate votes 90-9 to confirm David Souter to Supreme Court

Event
1990

Radio Berlin International's final transmission (links to Deutsche Welles of West Germany); final song is "The End" by Doors

Event
1991

Toronto Blue Jays clinches AL East title and becomes 1st team to draw 4 million fans

Event
1991

Jan H Christianse, political chairman (CDA), dies

Death
1991

Steffi Graf becomes the youngest woman to win 500 pro tennis matches

Event
1991

Eric Lindros, refused to sign with Quebec Nordiques

Event
1991

Beau Grayson, son of country singer Tanya Tucker

Birth
1991

Dimitrios I, patriarch/primus interparis orthodox Christians, dies

Death
1992

VP Itamar Franco becomes pres of Brazil

Event
1993

Spike Lee weds Tonya Lewis

Event
1993

Henry Ringling North, circus owner (Ringling Bros Circus), dies at 83

Death
1994

Faith Davis, oldest triplets (Charity and Hope survive), dies at 95

Death
1994

Pakistan defeat Australia by one wicket in Karachi Test

Event
1994

"Show Boat," opens at Gershwin Theater NYC

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1994

Ronald James Herron, architect, dies at 64

Death
1994

Harriet Nelson, actress (Ozzie and Harriet), dies of heart failure at 80

Death
1995

Norman Ewart Thurston, musician, dies at 74

Death
1995

Elizabeth Jane Lloyd, artist/teacher, dies at 67

Death
1995

Seattle Mariners beat Cal Angels, 9-1 in a playoff game to win AL West

Event
1995

"Moon Over Buffalo" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 308 perfs

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