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 This day in History - February 2
491 Historic Events for February 2
1881

Karl Frederick, pistol champ (Olympic-gold-1920)

Birth
1881

Aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59

Death
1882

James Stephens, Irish poet (Crock of Gold)

Birth
1882

James Joyce, Ire, novelist/poet (Dubliners, Ulysses, Finnigan's Wake)

Birth
1882

Fabio Campana, composer, dies at 63

Death
1882

Knights of Columbus forms in New Haven, Conn

Event
1883

Mikhail Fabianovich Gnesin, composer

Birth
1884

Julis Deutsch, Austria politician/General Spanish rep army

Birth
1884

S Z Sakall, Budapest Hungary, actor (Dolly Sisters, Casablanca)

Birth
1885

Aldo Palazzeschi, [Giurlani], Italian writer (I cavalli bianchi)

Birth
1886

Kurt Baschwitz, German/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Du und)

Birth
1886

William R Ben‚t, writer

Birth
1888

Candelario Huizar, composer

Birth
1888

Frank Lloyd, Scotland, actor/director (Mutiny on Bounty, Oliver Twist)

Birth
1890

Jean J M de Lattre de Tassigny, French gen (Indo-China)

Birth
1891

Frank Foyston, NHL Hall of Famer (Seattle)

Birth
1891

Antonio Segni, premier/president (Italy)

Birth
1892

Johnny Briggs takes a hat-trick, England v Aust SCG

Event
1892

Bottle cap with cork seal patented by William Painter (Baltimore)

Event
1892

Longest boxing match under modern rules; 77 rounds in Nameoki, Illinois between Harry Sharpe and Frank Crosby

Event
1893

1st movie close-up (of a sneeze), Edison studio, West Orange, NJ

Event
1894

US warship Kearsarge wrecked on Roncador Reef, near Solomon Island

Event
1895

George S Halas, [Papa Bear], end/coach (Bears), co-founder NFL

Birth
1896

Jane Wilde, writer

Birth
1898

Josephina J "Fien" de la Mar, Dutch actress (Theatre De la Mar)

Birth