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 This day in History - February 2
491 Historic Events for February 2
1945

Karl F Goerdeler, mayor (Leipzig)/"July 20th plot", hanged at 60

Death
1946

"Nellie Bly" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 16 performances

Event
1946

Howard Bellamy, Darby Fla, vocalist (Bellamy Bros-Let Your Love Flow)

Birth
1946

Farrah Fawcett, Texas, actress (Charley's Angels, Burning Bed)

Birth
1947

Aleksandr Medved, USSR, wrestler (Olympic-gold-1964, 68, 72)

Birth
1947

Peter Lucia, rock drummer (Tommy James and Shondells-Crystal Blue)

Birth
1947

Derek Shulman, rocker

Birth
1948

Jessica Savitch, Kennet Sq PA, news anchor (NBC)

Birth
1948

President Truman urges congress to adopt a civil rights program

Event
1948

Tony DeMeur, rocker (Fabulous Poodles-Anna Rexia, Suicide Bridge)

Birth
1948

Alan McKay, rocker (Earth Wind and Fire-Boogie Wonderland)

Birth
1949

1st 45 RPM record released

Event
1949

Golfing champ Ben Hogan seriously injured in an auto accident

Event
1949

Jetty Weels, Surinamese/Dutch vocalist (Mai Tai)

Birth
1949

Ross Valory, SF, rock bassist (Journey-Who's Crying Now, Open Arms)

Birth
1949

Sherry Mathis, actress (Search for Tomorrow)

Birth
1949

Tom Tripplehorn, rocker (Gary Lewis and Playboys-This Diamond Ring)

Birth
1950

"Arms and the Girl" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 134 performances

Event
1950

1st broadcast of "What's My Line," on CBS-TV

Event
1950

Osamu Kido, wrestler (NJPW/UWF)

Birth
1950

Barbara Sukowa, Germany, actress (Zentropia, Sicilian, Voyager, Lola)

Birth
1951

Alphonso Johnson, jazz bassist

Birth
1951

-35øF (-37øC), Greensburg, Indiana (state record until 1994)

Event
1951

Kim Zimmer, Mich, actress (Guiding Light, Doctors, One Life to Live)

Birth
1951

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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