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 This day in History - October 2
457 Historic Events for October 2
1860

Louis Hersent, painter, dies

Death
1861

Former VP John C Breckinridge flees Kentucky

Event
1863

Justinus van de Brugghen, lawyer/minister of Justice, dies

Death
1864

Battle of Saltville, VA

Event
1866

Charles de Souzy Ricketts, artist

Birth
1866

J Osterhoudt patents tin can with key opener

Event
1869

Mahatma Karamchand Ghandi, Porbandar Kathiawad India, pacifist

Birth
1870

Italy annexes Rome and Papal States; Rome made Italian capital

Event
1871

Brigham Young, mormon leader, arrest for bigamy

Event
1871

Cordell Hull, US Sec of State (1933-44), lowered tariffs (Nobel 1945)

Birth
1872

Morgan State University founded

Event
1872

Eberhard F Walcker, organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt A/M), dies

Death
1873

Cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies

Death
1873

Pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official)

Birth
1875

Henry Fevrier, composer

Birth
1878

Fran‡ois C Schlumberger, French physicist

Birth
1879

Wallace Stevens, Reading Pa, poet (Ideas of Order)

Birth
1879

Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Musgrave Ritual" (BG)

Event
1880

George Alexander Russell, composer

Birth
1881

Fred Barlow, composer

Birth
1885

Ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark

Birth
1886

Pieter "Pierre" Balledux, stage manager/Dutch resistance fighter

Birth
1889

1st Pan American conference (Washington DC)

Event
1890

Groucho Marx, [Julius], NYC, comedian (Marx Bros, You Bet Your Life)

Birth
1891

H V Porter, basketball pioneer, created fan shape backboard

Birth