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 This day in History - June 2
370 Historic Events for June 2
1876

Hakon Borresen, composer

Birth
1879

E Louis JJ Napoleon Bonaparte, crown prince, dies in battle at 23

Death
1879

Adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam)

Birth
1881

Haarlem-Zandvoort Railway opens

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1882

Pierre de Brazza festival welcomed in Paris

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1882

Guiseppi Garibaldi, Italian rebel leader, dies at 74

Death
1883

1st night baseball under lights, Ft Wayne Indiana

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1883

Chicago's "El" opens to traffic

Event
1883

Bokke R S Pollema, Dutch Frisian journalist/author (Lock of Hair)

Birth
1886

Grover Cleveland is 1st to wed during presidency (Frances Folsom)

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1890

Hedda Hopper, [Elda Furry], PA, gossip columnist (From Under My Hat)

Birth
1891

Ernst Kunz, composer

Birth
1894

Erich R”mer, Germany, ice hockey player (Olympic-bronze-1932)

Birth
1896

Gerhard Rohlfs, German explorer (Abbsynia/Ethiopia), dies

Death
1896

30th Belmont: Henry Griffin aboard Hastings wins in 2:24«

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1896

Guglielmo Marconi patents the radio

Event
1898

G‚o[rges M] Norge, French/Belgian writer (Les oignons)

Birth
1899

Royal Beal, Brookline MA, actor (Death of a Salesman)

Birth
1899

Black Americans observed day of fasting to protest lynchings

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1900

David Wynne, composer

Birth
1901

James A Herne, [J Aherne], US playwright (Margaret Fleming), dies

Death
1901

Benjamin Adams arrested for playing golf on Sunday (NY)

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1901

Michael Todd, producer (Around the World in 80 Days)

Birth
1902

2nd statewide initiative and referendum law adopted, in Oregon

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1903

Pirates win a triple header from Dodgers

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