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 This day in History - January 2
376 Historic Events for January 2
1904

James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival)

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1904

James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82

Death
1904

Sally Rand, Hickory County MO, stripper (fan dance)

Birth
1905

Japanese troops capture Port Arthur

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1905

Elara, a satellite of Jupiter, discovered by Perrine

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1905

Michael Kemp Tippett, English composer/conductor (Child of our Time)

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1907

Edward Albert Radice, economist

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1907

Salvador Ley, composer

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1908

Dom Joƒo G da Cƒmara, Portuguese journalist/playwright, dies at 55

Death
1908

Canadian branch of the Royal Mint opens in Ottawa

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1908

Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)

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1908

Janis Kepitis, composer

Birth
1909

1st official Dutch 11 city skate (Minne Hoekstra in 13:50)

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1909

Rene Etiemble, French literature historian (Parlez-vous Franglais)

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1910

Ulrich Becher, writer

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1910

1st junior high schools in US opens (Berkeley Calif)

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1911

Bkln Dodgers pres Charles Ebbets announces purchase of grounds to build a new concrete-and-steel stadium to seat 30,000

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1912

Andre Ameller, composer

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1912

Anna Lee, Ightham England, actress (Scruples, Lila-General Hospital)

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1912

Barbara Pentland, Winnipeg Canada, composer

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1912

Renato Guttuso, Italian painter (Flight from Etna, Crucifixion)

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1913

National Woman's Party forms

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1913

Juanita E Jackson Mitchell, US head (NAACP)

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1913

L‚on P Teisserenc de Bort, France, meteorologist

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1913

Ernest Sidey, British air marshal

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