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 This day in History - December 2
363 Historic Events for December 2
1895

Klaas Voskuil, journalist

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1896

Georgi K Zjukov, marshal of Moskow/Stalingrad [NS-Dec 11]

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1896

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Die versunkene Glocke," premieres in Berlin

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1897

Rewi Alley, NZ, writer (Americans in China)

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1899

US and Germany agree to divide Samoa between them

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1899

John Barbirolli, English conductor (NY Philharmonic Orchestra)

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1900

South African president Paul Kruger arrives in Germany

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1901

Staf Gustaf Frans Nees, Belgian composer

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1901

Staff Nees, Flemish organist/composer (Simon Peter)

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1901

Gillette patents 1st disposable razor

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1901

King Camp Gillette begins selling safety razor blades

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1902

Miroslav Ponc, composer

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1902

Soccer team Go Ahead forms in Deventer

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1902

Horace A Hildreth, (Gov-Maine, 1945-49)

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1903

Victor Roger, composer, dies at 50

Death
1904

Donald Woods, Brandon Manitoba, actor (Tammy)

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1905

Osvaldo Pugliese, musician/composer

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1906

Peter Carl Goldmark, developed color TV and LP records

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1906

John Bentley, England, actor (Hammer the Tuff)

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1906

Eric Dalton, cricketer (2 centuries in 15 Tests for S Africa 1929-39)

Birth
1907

English Professional Football Player's Association forms

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1907

Tommy Burns KOs Gunner Moir in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

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1908

Robert F Simon, Mansfield Oh, actor (Man who shot Liberty Valance)

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1908

Pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3

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1908

Rufe Davis, OK, actor (Cocoanut Grove, Trail Blazers, Gangs of Sonora)

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