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 This day in History - May 2
386 Historic Events for May 2
1968

1st performance of Roger Sessions' 8th Symphony

Event
1968

Reggie Slack, CFL quarterback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

Birth
1968

Israeli television begins transmitting

Event
1968

Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London

Event
1968

22nd NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 2

Event
1969

Glen Young, NFL linebacker (SD Chargers)

Birth
1969

Franz JHMM von Papen, German chancellor (1932), dies at 89

Death
1969

Brian Lara, cricketer (WI left-hand bat Smashed world records in 1994)

Birth
1969

British liner Queen Elizabeth II leaves on maiden voyage to NY

Event
1970

Vania Thomas, Miss US Virgin Islands Universe (1997)

Birth
1970

96th Kentucky Derby: Mike Manganello on Dust Commander wins 2:03.4

Event
1970

1st woman jockey at Kentucky Derby (Diane Crump)

Event
1970

KOAI (now KNAZ) TV channel 2 in Flagstaff, AZ (NBC) 1st broadcast

Event
1971

Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open

Event
1971

Greg Bishop, NFL guard (NY Giants)

Birth
1972

Electrical fire in Sunshine Silver mine. 126 die (Kellogg Idaho)

Event
1972

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1972

Peter Ogilvie, Vancouver BC, 100m sprinter (Olympics-96)

Birth
1972

Jill Savery, Ft Lauderdale Fl, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth
1972

Lt General Vernon A Walters, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA

Event
1972

Hugo Hartung, writer, dies at 69

Death
1972

J Edgar Hoover, head of FBI (1924-72)/cross dresser, dies at 77

Death
1972

Jennifer Miriam, Oklahoma City OK, playmate (March, 1997)

Birth
1972

Erik Maes, Dutch soccer player (MVV)

Birth
1973

Rich Yurkiewicz, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, Amst Admirals)

Birth