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 This day in History - February 2
491 Historic Events for February 2
1927

Stan Getz, Phila, jazz tenor saxophonist (Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey)

Birth
1927

Richard Ray, (Rep-D-GA, 1983- ) [or Jan 2]

Birth
1928

Alan Fluck, musical educationalist

Birth
1928

Luigi Ciriaco De Mita, PM of Italy (1988-89)

Birth
1928

Howard Caine, Nashville Tn, actor (Californians)

Birth
1929

Reiner Bredemeyer, composer

Birth
1929

Albert Steinrck, German actor (Golem), dies at 56

Death
1931

Andreas "Andries" van Agt, Dutch premier (CDA, 1977-82)

Birth
1931

Theodor Batthynyi, Hungarian contra-revolutionary, dies at 71

Death
1931

1st use of a rocket to deliver mail (Austria)

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1931

1st siyyum of Talmud celebrated by Daf Yomi students

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1932

Reconstruction Finance Corp organized

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1932

Grimmett takes 14 wickets v South Africa (7-116 and 7-83)

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1932

Geneva disarmament conference begins with 60 countries

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1932

Robert Mandan, Clever Mo, actor (Chester-Soap, James-3's a Crowd)

Birth
1932

Al Capone sent to prison (Atlanta, Georgia)

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1933

2 days after becoming chancellor, Adolf Hitler dissolves Parliament

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1933

G”ring bans communist meetings/demonstrations in Germany

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1933

Ucicky's "Rotten Morning," premieres in Berlin

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1934

[Clyde] Skip Batten, LA Calif, rocker (Byrds-Turn Turn Turn)

Birth
1934

Dutch RC Bishops warn against fascism/nazism

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1934

Ernesto Nazareth, composer, dies at 70

Death
1935

Lie detector 1st used in court (Portage Wisc)

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1937

Martina Arroyo, NYC, opera soprano (NY Met)

Birth
1937

Tom Smothers, NYC, comedian (Smother Brother Show, Serial)

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