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 This day in History - May 2
386 Historic Events for May 2
1982

Helmut Dantine

Death
1982

Hugh Marlowe, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World), dies at 71

Death
1983

Marius F Duintjer, architect, dies

Death
1983

6.7 earthquake injures 487 in Coalinga Calif

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1984

Indians' Andre Thornton ties record for most walks (6 in 16 inn)

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1984

Mattingly's single breaks up Lamarr Hoyt's perfect game bid

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1984

Jack Barry, game show emcee (Joker's Wild), dies at 66

Death
1984

Piet van Aken, Flemish writer (Failing God, Niggers), dies at 64

Death
1984

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1984

"Sunday in the Park with George" opens at Booth NYC for 604 perfs

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1985

Hal LeRoy, dancer/actor (Harold Teen), dies at 71 after surgery

Death
1985

Milton S Eisenhower, US diplomat, dies at 85

Death
1985

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1986

Transportation Expo 86 opens in Vancouver, BC

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1986

Dynamo Kiev wins 26th Europe Cup II

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1987

113th Kentucky Derby: Chris McCarron aboard Alysheba wins in 2:03.4

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1988

Reds manager Pete Rose is suspended for 30 days for pushing an ump

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1988

Jackson Pollock's "Search" sold for $4,800,000

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1988

Balt Orioles sign a 15 year lease to remain in Balt and get a new park

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1988

David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow," premieres in NYC

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1990

William Levi Dawson, composer, dies at 90

Death
1990

Oleg Anatolyevich Yakovlev, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 49

Death
1990

David Rappaport, 3'11' actor (Wizard, LA Law), shoots himself at 38

Death
1990

South Africa and African National Congress open talks to end apartheid

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1990

"Some Americans Abroad" opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 62 perfs

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