World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - October 2
457 Historic Events for October 2
1908

Addie Joss perfect game stops Ed Walsh 1-0 who won 40 in a row

Event
1909

1st rugby match (Twickenham)

Event
1910

1st 2 aircraft collision (Milan Italy)

Event
1910

Henry Wijnmalen flies to 2,800m altitude (world record)

Event
1911

Stuart Rose, designer (British Post Office)

Birth
1912

Eric Wilson, VC/British Lt Col

Birth
1913

Phillies beat NY Giants 2 games out of 3 in a tripleheader

Event
1913

Vivian Ridler, printer (Oxford University)

Birth
1914

Albe Vidakovic, composer

Birth
1914

Bengt Viktor Johansson, composer

Birth
1914

Charles Drake, Bayside NYC, actor (Air Force, Glenn Miller Story)

Birth
1915

Russell Alexander, composer, dies at 38

Death
1915

Robert Russell "Chubby" Wise, musician

Birth
1916

Benjamin Kidel, English sociologist (Social Evolution), dies at 58

Death
1916

Grover Cleveland Alexander records his 16th shutout of year

Event
1916

San Diego Zoo founded

Event
1917

William Marshall III, Chicago IL, actor (Blacula, Honky)

Birth
1917

Francis Jackson, organist and master of Music/York minister

Birth
1919

Shirley Clarke, film director

Birth
1919

Ernest Halliwell, cricketer (S African wicketkeeper 1892-1904), dies

Death
1919

Pres Woodrow Wilson has a stroke, leaving him partially paralyzed

Event
1919

1st edition "Volkskrant" (People's newspaper) published in Neth

Event
1919

Geoffrey Luttrell, Lord-Lt of Somerset

Birth
1920

William Cramond, psychiatrist/vice-chancellor (Stirling University)

Birth
1920

Max Bruch, composer, dies at 82

Death