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 This day in History - October 2
457 Historic Events for October 2
1920

Only tripleheader of century (Reds win 13-4, 7-3 then Pirates win 6-0)

Event
1921

NY Yankee Babe Ruth hits then record 59th HR

Event
1921

Robert Runcie, [Kennedy], Liverpool England, Archbishop of Canterbury

Birth
1921

A Scott Crossfield, US Test pilot (XS-1)

Birth
1922

Otmar Macha, composer

Birth
1922

Wolfhart U Pannenberg, German theologist (Gingham Girl)

Birth
1922

Thomas T Nkobi, S Afr ANC-leader (Alexandra-bus boycott 1957)

Birth
1923

Harry Heilmann goes 2-for-2, sit out rest of season, except for a pinch single on final day, hitting .403

Event
1923

Jack Dellal, English immovables-goedbezitter/multi-millionaire

Birth
1923

British occuping army leaves Constantinople

Event
1924

Sam Wainwright, deputy chairman (British Post Office)

Birth
1924

League of Nations approves protocols of GenŠva

Event
1925

Alois Pinos, composer

Birth
1925

Brian Dilton, British lord justice of appeal

Birth
1926

Bert Gibb of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game

Event
1926

Jan Morris, travel writer (Among the Cities, Hong Kong, Journeys)

Birth
1927

Svante August Arrhenius, chemist, dies

Death
1928

Anthony Tippett, British chief of Fleet Support

Birth
1928

Clay Felker, St Louis, journalist (NY Herald Tribune, Esquire)

Birth
1928

James Porter, CEO (Commonwealth Institute)

Birth
1928

Robin Duthie, CEO (Britoil)

Birth
1928

George Emmett McFarland, Dallas, act (Spanky-Our Gang/Little Rascals)

Birth
1929

Kenneth Leighton, composer

Birth
1929

John Zochonis, British multi-millionaire soap magnate

Birth
1929

Moses Gunn, St Louis Mo, actor (Amityville II, Good Times, Shaft)

Birth