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 This day in History - April 2
348 Historic Events for April 2
1910

Irene Mayer Selznick, producer (Street Car Named Desire)

Birth
1910

Arnie Herber, NFL QB (Green Bay Packers, NY Giants)

Birth
1910

Joeri German, Russian writer

Birth
1911

Charles "Honi" Coles, tap dancer (Tap)

Birth
1912

Titanic undergoes sea trials under its own power

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1912

Sun Yet Sen forms Guomindang-Party in China

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1914

Alec Guinness, London England, British actor (Bridge on River Kwai)

Birth
1915

Antony Dornhorst, professor of medicine

Birth
1915

Arthur Ballard, artist

Birth
1916

German troops overtake Bois de Caillette

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1917

Pres Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany

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1917

Dabbs Greer, Fairview Mo, actor (Gunsmoke, Little House on Prairie)

Birth
1917

Jeannette Rankin becomes 1st women member of US House of Reps

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1917

Lou Monte, NJ, singer (Peppino the Italian Mouse)

Birth
1919

Ian Hunter, impresario

Birth
1919

Antoon J Hubben, Dutch mayor (Maasbree)/trade union leader

Birth
1920

Jack Webb, Santa Monica Calif, actor (Joe Friday-Dragnet)

Birth
1920

Lambertus MJU van Straaten, geologist (Waddenzee, Rh“ne-delta)

Birth
1921

Prof Albert Einstein lectures in NYC on his new theory of relativity

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1922

Nikolaj G Bassov, Russia, atomic physicist (laser, Nobel 1964)

Birth
1923

Jacob "Jaap" Firet, Dutch theologist (Agogisch Moment)

Birth
1923

Hugh Overton, British diplomat

Birth
1924

Denis Rooke, CEO (British Gas)

Birth
1925

George MacDonald Fraser, poet/author (Flashman at the Charge)

Birth
1926

Riots between Moslems and Hindus in Calcutta

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