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 This day in History - January 2
376 Historic Events for January 2
1960

Chris van Abkoude, author (Pietje Bell, Kruimeltje), dies at about 79

Death
1960

Fausto Coppi, Italian, ran world record 45,798 km, dies at 40

Death
1960

Friedrich Adler, Austria soc-dem, murdered PM Strgkh, dies at 80

Death
1960

Raman Lamba, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1986-87)

Birth
1960

John Reynolds sets age of solar system at 4,950,000,000 years

Event
1960

1st redshank old world shore bird reported in N America (Halifax)

Event
1960

Roger Sessions' 4th Symphony, premieres

Event
1960

Senator John F Kennedy, announces his candidacy for president

Event
1961

Hawaii's, then all time low temperature, 14øF recorded atop Haleakale

Event
1961

Bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for S Afr 1922-31), dies

Death
1961

1st AFL Championship Game, Houston Oilers beat LA Chargers 24-16

Event
1962

Nighttime version of "Password" with Allen Ludden premieres on CBS

Event
1963

Jack Carson, actor (Star is Born, Mildred Pierce), dies at 52

Death
1963

David Cone, KC Mo, baseball pitcher (NY Mets/Tor Blue Jays/NY Yankees)

Birth
1963

Edgar Martinez, NYC, baseball 1st baseman (Seattle Mariners)

Birth
1963

Dick Powell, actor/director (Dick Powell Theater), dies at 58

Death
1964

Failed assassination attempt on president Nkrumah of Ghana

Event
1964

Ayub Khan elected president of Pakistan

Event
1964

Rumesh Ratnayake, cricketer (Sri Lankan pacer in 23 Tests 1983-92)

Birth
1964

Pernell Whitaker, boxer (Olympic-gold)

Birth
1964

Christopher John Gray, priest

Birth
1965

Staf Gustaf Frans Nees, composer, dies at 63

Death
1965

Diane Lane, NYC, actress (Streets of Fire, Lady Beware, Lonesome Dove)

Birth
1965

Russ Courtnall, Duncan, NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks)

Birth
1965

Greg Swindell, Fort Worth TX, pitcher (Houston Astros, Cleve Indians)

Birth