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 This day in History - January 2
376 Historic Events for January 2
1913

L‚on P Teisserenc de Bort, Fr meteorologist (stratosphere), dies at 57

Death
1913

Gardner Read, Evanston, Illinois, composer

Birth
1914

Philips installs research dept in Eindhoven

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1915

Karl Goldmark, Austria-Hungarian composer (Queen of Saba), dies at 84

Death
1915

John Hope Franklin, historian

Birth
1917

Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84

Death
1917

Royal Bank of Canada takes over Qu‚bec Bank

Event
1918

Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42

Death
1918

Dodgers trade Casey Stengel and Cutshaw to Pitts for Grimes and Mamaux

Event
1918

NHL Montreal Wanderers disband after Westmount arena burns down

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1919

Anti-British uprising in Ireland

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1919

Lithuania gains independence

Event
1920

10,000 US union and socialist organizers arrested (Palmer Raids)

Event
1920

Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)

Birth
1920

Penelope Jessel, politcal activist

Birth
1920

Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker

Birth
1920

Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector

Birth
1921

DeYoung Museum in Golden Gate Park opens

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1921

Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, Ger chancellor/PM (Prussia), dies at 64

Death
1921

1st religious service radio broadcast in US, KDKA-Pittsburgh

Event
1922

Nico Schuyt, composer

Birth
1922

Renata Tebaldi, Pesaro Italy, lyric soprano

Birth
1922

Jason Evers, NYC, actor (Wrangler, Channing)

Birth
1923

Ku Klux Klan surprise attack on black residential area Rosewood Fla, 8 killed (compensation awarded in 1995)

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1923

Sam Carter, black resident of Rosewood Florida, lynched by KKK

Death