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 This day in History - April 2
348 Historic Events for April 2
1936

Jack Brabham, Australian race car driver (world champ 1966)

Birth
1937

Paul E Kanjorski, (Rep-D-PA, 1985- )

Birth
1937

Nathan Birnbaum, Austria philosopher (Zionism), dies at about 72

Death
1938

Alice Berend, writer, dies

Death
1939

6th Golf Masters Championship: Ralph Guldahl wins, shooting a 279

Event
1939

Marvin P Gaye Jr, Wash DC, singer (Sexual Healing)

Birth
1940

Penelope Keith, British actress (Norman Conquests, Priest of Love)

Birth
1940

Peter Haining, writer/editor (Anatomy of Witchcraft)

Birth
1941

German occupier disallows Dutch scouting assn

Event
1941

USS Hornet with Jimmy Doolittles B-25 departs from SF

Event
1941

Leon Russell, Lawton KS, pianist/singer (Carny)

Birth
1941

Paul Teleki, premier Hungary, dies

Death
1942

Graham Bright, private sec to British PM

Birth
1943

Glen Dale, [Richard Garforth], rock vocalist (Fortunes Deal)

Birth
1943

Larry Coryell, Galveston Tx, jazz guitarist (11th House)

Birth
1944

Soviet Army marches into pro-German Romania

Event
1944

Dmitri Shostakovitch' 8th Symphony, premieres in NY

Event
1944

CPI-leader Palmiro Togliatti returns to Italy

Event
1944

Mikulas Moyzes, composer, dies at 71

Death
1945

Linda Hunt, Morristown NJ, actress (Bostonians, Eleni, Silverado)

Birth
1945

Don Sutton, baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers)

Birth
1945

Lord Skelmersdale, British minister (C)

Birth
1945

1st US units reach east coast of Okinawa

Event
1946

Lynda Carr, educationist

Birth
1946

Kurt Winter, rocker (Guess Who)

Birth