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 This day in History - March 2
401 Historic Events for March 2
1898

Australia complete a 4-1 series annihilation of England

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1899

Pattie Maie Menzies, Australian dame

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1899

Pres McKinley signs bill creating Mt Rainier Natl Park (5th in US)

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1900

Kurt J Weill, Dessau Germany, composer/Brecht collaborator (Mahogany)

Birth
1901

Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber-merchant

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1901

Hawaii's 1st telegraph company opens

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1902

Edward Uhler Condon, atomic scientist (Manhattan Project)

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1902

Jimmy Collins, leaves Boston Beaneaters (NL) club to manage AL's new Boston Somersets

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1903

Martha Washington Hotel, catering to women only, opens in NYC

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1904

"Official Playing Rules of Professional Base Ball Clubs" adopted

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1904

Gabriele d'Annunzio's "La figlia di Iorio," premieres in Milan

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1904

Dr Seuss, [Theodor Geisel], kid's book author (Horton Hears a Who!)

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1905

Marc Blitzstein, Phila Pa, composer (Cradle Will Rock)

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1907

General Louis Botha named premier of Transvaal

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1907

Georges Feydeaus' "La Puce … l'Oreille," premieres in Paris

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1908

Jan Brasser, Dutch resistance fighter (Witte Ko)/communist

Birth
1909

Mel Ott, 1st NLer to hit 500 HRs, hall of famer (NY Giants)

Birth
1909

Gr Brit, France, Germ and It asks Serbia to set no territorial demands

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1909

Hanoch Jacoby, composer

Birth
1909

Jan Fabricius, Dutch playwright

Birth
1910

Hope Clara Chenhalls, food inspector

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1910

2 trains crash in snow storm in Wellington Washington, 118 die

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1911

William Hansen, WA, actor (Homebodies)

Birth
1912

Arthur Beaumont C Langton, cricketer (S Afr pace bowler of 1930's)

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1913

Mort Cooper, baseball player (NL MVP 1942)

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