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 This day in History - February 2
491 Historic Events for February 2
1986

NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 28-24

Event
1986

Oscar Arias Sanchez elected president of Costa Rica

Event
1986

Dalai Lama meets Pope John Paul II in India

Event
1986

"Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" closes at Ritz NYC after 13 perfs

Event
1986

Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic

Event
1987

Patrick "Spike" Hughes, Brit jazz musician (Cinderella), dies at 78

Death
1987

Alfred Lion, record founder (Blue Note), dies at 78

Death
1987

Philippines adopts constitution

Event
1987

KC Royal pitcher Dennis Leonard (3X 20 game winner), retires

Event
1988

David Boon's 6th Test Cricket century, 184* v England at Sydney

Event
1988

Clive Epstein, brother of Brian Epstein, dies at 51

Death
1988

G Mennen Williams, Supreme Court justice, dies at 76 in Detroit

Death
1989

John Cassavetes, US actor (Rosemary's Baby)/director, dies at 59

Death
1989

FW de Klerk replaces Botha as South Africa's National Party leader

Event
1989

0øF (-18øC) or below in 15 US states

Event
1989

NL announces Yanks' broadcaster Bill White will be 1st black president

Event
1990

Marina Ogilvy (daughter of Engl princess Alexandra) weds Paul Mowatt

Event
1990

Joel Fluellen, actor (Man Friday, Burning Cross), dies at 79

Death
1990

South Africa's Pres FW de Klerk promises to free Nelson Mandela and legalizes ANC and 60 other political orgs

Event
1991

US postage is raised from 25› to 29›

Event
1991

Aravinda De Silva scores 267 v NZ at Wellington

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1991

NH snaps its 32-game losing streak at home beating Holy Cross, 72-56

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1991

Sting scores his second UK No.1 album with 'The Soul Cages'

Event
1992

Bert Parks, [Jacobson], TV host (Miss America), dies at 77

Death
1992

Jack [John T] Aitken, British anatomist, dies at 78

Death