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 This day in History - April 2
348 Historic Events for April 2
1955

Dana Carvey, comedian (SNL, Wayne's World)

Birth
1955

US male Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins

Event
1955

Pancho Gonzales retains tennis title by winning a tournament playing under table tennis rules

Event
1955

US female Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright

Event
1956

Chester Clute, actor (Niagara Falls), dies at 65

Death
1956

Albert MLA de Bassompierre, Belgium ambassador to Tokyo, dies at 82

Death
1956

Peter Ustinovs' "Romanoff and Juliet," premieres in Manchester

Event
1956

Soap operas "As the World Turns" and "Edge of Night" premieres on TV

Event
1956

Farrukh Zaman, lefty cricket spinner (bowled 10 overs Pak v NZ 1976)

Birth
1956

Philippo de Pisis, Italian painter, dies at 59

Death
1958

Wind speed reaches 450 kph in tornado, Wichita Falls, TX (record)

Event
1958

Antillean Brewery (Amstel beer) opens

Event
1958

National Advisory Council on Aeronautics renamed NASA

Event
1959

Adrian Meagher, Australian baseball pitching coach (Olympics-1996)

Birth
1959

Gelindo Bordin, Italian marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1988)

Birth
1959

Dean Townson, St Petersburg Fla, singer (Pirates of Miss-Fred Jake)

Birth
1959

Carmen Ayala-Troncoso, NYC, 5K runner

Birth
1959

Victoria Jackson, Miami Florida, comedian (SNL, Casual Sex)

Birth
1959

Brian Goodell, US, 400m/1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-2 gold-1976)

Birth
1959

Benjamin Christensen, Danish actor (Barnet, Mockery), dies at 79

Death
1959

Ken Macleay, cricketer (at Bedford-on-Avon Aussie ODI medium pacer)

Birth
1960

Linford Christie, St Andrews Jamaica, 4x100m runner (Oly-gold 1992

Birth
1960

KPEC TV channel 56 in Lakewood Center-Tacoma, WA (PBS) 1st broadcast

Event
1960

Cuba buys oil from USSR

Event
1961

August Defresne, Dutch director (Anno Christi 969), dies at 67

Death