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 This day in History - October 2
457 Historic Events for October 2
1893

Leroy B Shield, US pianist/producer/composer (Laurel and Hardy)

Birth
1895

Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian

Birth
1895

Bud Abbott, Asbury Pk NJ, comedian (Abbott and Costello)

Birth
1895

1st cartoon comic strip is printed in a newspaper

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1896

Fjodor I Panfjorov, Russian author (Volga) [OS=Sep 20]

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1896

Fritz Eberhard, [Hellmut Rauschenplat], W-German lawyer/resistor (Law)

Birth
1899

Orange Free state mobilizes

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1900

Belg crown prince Albert von Saksen-Coburg weds Elisabeth of Bayern

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1901

Christopher Clarkson, test Pilot

Birth
1901

[Ignatius] Roy [D] Campbell, South African poet (Flowering Rifle)

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1901

1st Royal Naval submarine launched at Barrow

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1902

Dick Ket, Dutch painter/cartoonist

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1902

Leopold Figl, premier of Austria

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1904

Godfrey Baseley, radio executive

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1904

Dermot Boyle, marshal (RAF)

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1904

[Henry] Graham Greene, England, prolific novelist (Brighton Rock)

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1904

Graham Greene, English journalist (3rd Man)

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1904

Shi Lal Bahadur Shastri, India premier (1964-66)

Birth
1905

Jose Maria de Heredia, Cuban/French sonnet poet, dies at 62

Death
1906

Tommy Burns KOs Jim Burns in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

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1906

John Humphreys Whitfield, scholar of Italian language and literature

Birth
1907

Lord Todd, chemist

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1907

Alexander Robertus, organic chemist

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1907

Phillies Eddie Grant goes 7 for 7 in a doubleheader vs Giants

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1907

William Marshall, producer/director/actor/singer (Blackmail)

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