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 This day in History - February 2
491 Historic Events for February 2
1910

Charlotte Auerbach, computer Pioneer/Mathematician

Birth
1910

Hendrik H K Beernink, Dutch politician (CHU)

Birth
1911

Johan J "Jussi" Bjorling, Swedish tenor

Birth
1911

Jean-Jacques Grunenwald, French organist/composer

Birth
1912

Frederick R Law, parachutes from Statue of Liberty (stunt for Pathe)

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1912

Burton Lane, Broadway composer (Finian's Rainbow)

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1912

Burton Lane, composer

Birth
1912

Stefan Schnabel, German actor (Anna, Dracula's Widow, Firefox)

Birth
1913

NYC's Grand Central Terminal opens

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1913

NY football Giants sign Jim Thorpe

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1914

James Royce Shannon's musical "Shameen Dhu," premieres in NYC

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1915

Evert Werkman, Dutch journalist (Het Parool)

Birth
1918

John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59

Death
1918

Hella [S Lelyveld-]Haasse, Dutch author (Cider for Poor People)

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1919

Lisa Debeljevic-della Casa, Swiss vocalist

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1919

Monarchist riot in Portugal

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1919

Allie Reynolds, NY Yankee pitcher (1952 AL ERA leader (2.07))

Birth
1919

Xavier Henry Napoleon Leroux, composer, dies at 55

Death
1920

France occupies (German) Memel territory

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1920

Tarto/Dorpat peace treaty: USSR recognizes Estonian independence

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1920

An Wang, founder (Wang Labs, Wang Computers)

Birth
1920

Estonia declares its Independence from Russia (Dorpat Peace)

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1921

Luigi Mancinelli, composer, dies at 72

Death
1922

It was 2:22:22 on 2/2/22

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1922

James Joyce's "Ulysses" published in Paris (1,000 copies)

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