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 This day in History - March 2
401 Historic Events for March 2
1991

"La Bete" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 24 performances

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1991

"Aspects of Love" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 377 perfs

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1992

Anita Hall swims female world record 200m freestyle (2:25.35)

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1993

Floortje Peneder, Dutch poet (Diary), dies at 15

Death
1993

Paul D Zimmerman, US screenwriter (King of Comedy), dies at 54

Death
1993

Salman Rushdie divorces Marianne Wiggins

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1993

Claudette Colbert, suffers a stroke at 89

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1994

Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender if taped statement is broadcasted, it is, but he doesn't

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1994

Miami begins a latin walk of fame, 1st star for Gloria Estefan

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1994

William Natcher, (Rep-D-Ky), casts his 18,401 and last consecutive vote

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1994

Donald McKenzie MacKinnon, philosopher, dies at 80

Death
1994

Tengiz Abuladze, filmmaker, dies at 70

Death
1995

Hugo Cole, musician/critic, dies at 77

Death
1995

Vladislav Listyev, TV journalist, dies at 48

Death
1995

Ferry boat sinks off Sumbe Angola, 42+ killed

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1995

Space shuttle STS-67 (Endeavour 8), launches

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1995

"Smokey Joe's Cafe," opens at Virginia Theater NYC

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1995

British trader Nick Leeson arrested for collapse of Barings Bank PLC

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1996

Copeland swimming pool re-opened by Gladiator

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1996

Tendulkar scores 137 for Ind v SL in Cricket World Cup, but still lose

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1996

Jacobo Majluta, president of Dominican Rep (1982), dies at 61

Death
1997

Saudi Arab billionaire Prince al-Waleed bin Talal aquires 5% of Apple

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1997

Gail Graham wins LPGA Alpine Australian Ladies Masters

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1997

Soyuz TM-24 returns to Earth (Russia)

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1997

Nick Faldo wins Nissan Golf Open

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