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 This day in History - May 2
386 Historic Events for May 2
1904

30th Kentucky Derby: Shorty Prior aboard Elwood wins in 2:08«

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1904

Georgi Dimitrov, composer

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1905

Alan Rawsthorne, Haslingden England, composer (Cort‚ges)

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1905

French newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work

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1906

Aileen Riggin, Newport RI, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1920, 24)

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1906

32nd Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Troxler aboard Sir Huon wins in 2:08.8

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1906

Maurice Thiriet, composer

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1907

Pinky Lee, children's show host (Pinky Lee Show)

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1907

Belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian govt

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1908

William Bakewell, LA Calif, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show)

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1909

Honus Wagner steals his way around bases in 1st inning against Cubs

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1910

Laurie Nash, cricketer (Tasmanian fast-bowler, 2 Tests for Australia)

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1911

French troops occupy FŠs El Bali Morocco

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1911

Lillian Rambach, teacher violinist

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1912

Marten Toonder, writer/cartoonist (Mr Bommel)

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1912

Axel Springer, German newspaper magnate

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1913

Nigel Patrick, London Engld, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold)

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1914

Dennis Dyer, cricketer (opened batting for S Africa v England 1947)

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1915

Old Fordham Road in Bronx renamed Landing Road

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1915

Jan Hanus, composer

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1915

Van Alexander, NYC, orch leader (Gordon MacRae Show)

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1916

US president Wilson signs Harrison Drug Act

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1916

2nd Ave and Bronx Terrace renamed Bronx Blvd; Seward Pl renamed Sycamore Ave; Herald Ave renamed Dickinson Ave; Monroe and Selwyn Avenue named

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1917

Cin Fred Tooney and Chic's Hippo Vaughn pitch duel no-hitter, Vaughn gives up 2 hits and a run in 10th, so Cin wins 1-0

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1918

Frederick Archibauld Warner, diplomat

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