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 This day in History - December 2
363 Historic Events for December 2
1868

1st British government of Disraeli resigns

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1868

Francis Jammes, French poet/writer (Jammisme)

Birth
1869

Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Theory of the Dialects)

Birth
1870

Francis Louis Casadesus, French violinist/composer/conductor

Birth
1875

Frank Reicher, Munich Germany, actor (King Kong, Son of Kong)

Birth
1877

Camille Saint-Sa‰ns' opera "Samson et Dalila," premieres in Weimar

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1880

Josephine Lang, composer, dies at 65

Death
1882

Amsterdam Artis Zoo opens aquarium

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1883

John Brahms' 3rd Symphony in F, premieres

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1884

Ruth Draper, US, lecture artist [or 1989]

Birth
1885

Opera "Regina di Saba," premieres in Vienna

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1885

George Minot, US, physician, worked on anemia (Nobel 1934)

Birth
1885

N¡kos Kazantazak¡s, Greece, writer (Zorba, Last Temptation of Christ)

Birth
1887

French president Gr‚vy (80) resigns

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1887

Charles Dickens' 1st public reading in US (NYC)

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1887

Amsterdam's Oscar Carr‚s Circus Theater opens

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1888

Mehmed N Kemal Bey, Turkish writer/journalist (Vatan), dies at 47

Death
1888

Franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54

Death
1891

52nd Congress (1891-93) convenes

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1892

Leo Ornstein, composer

Birth
1893

Louis Freeman, band leader

Birth
1893

William Gaxton, SF Calif, actor (Destry, Convoy)

Birth
1893

Julius Bissier, German painter

Birth
1894

Warren William, [Krech], Aitkin MN, actor (C‘sar in Cleopatra)

Birth
1895

54th Congress (1895-97) convenes

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