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 This day in History - May 2
386 Historic Events for May 2
1919

Than Wyenn, NYC, actor (Pete Kelly's Blues)

Birth
1919

1st US air passenger service starts

Event
1919

Gustav Landauer, German socialist, dies

Death
1920

Jacob Gilboa, composer

Birth
1920

1st game of National Negro Baseball League played in Indianapolis

Event
1921

Satyajit Ray, Calcutta India, director (Goddess, Adversary)

Birth
1921

Begin 3rd anti-German revolt in Upper-Silesia

Event
1922

Abraham Rosenthal, editor (NY Times)

Birth
1922

WBAP-AM begins broadcasting from Ft Worth Texas

Event
1923

Christina Spierenburg, Dutch singer

Birth
1923

Senator Walter Johnson pitches his 100th shutout, beats Yanks 3-0

Event
1924

Netherlands refuses to recognize USSR

Event
1924

Theodore Bikel, Austrian/US folk singer/actor (Russians Are Coming)

Birth
1924

Aafje Heynis, Dutch singer

Birth
1925

Kezar Stadium in SF's Golden Gate Park opens

Event
1925

David Ironside, cricketer (S Afr swing bowler in 3 Tests v NZ 1953-54)

Birth
1925

John Neville, actor (Adventures of Baron MĀnchausen)

Birth
1925

Roscoe Lee Browne, Woodbury NJ, actor (McCoy, Saunders-Soap)

Birth
1925

Svatopluk Havelka, composer

Birth
1926

US military intervenes in Nicaragua

Event
1927

Intl Economic Conference (52 countries including USSR) opens

Event
1927

Pulitzer prize awarded to Louis Bromfield (Early Autumn)

Event
1928

KPQ-AM in Wenatchee WA begins radio transmissions

Event
1929

Edward Levy Irving, composer

Birth
1929

Luc Ferrari, composer

Birth