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 This day in History - June 2
370 Historic Events for June 2
1903

Netherlands Korfball League forms

Event
1904

Johnny Weissmuller, actor (Tarzan)/100m swimmer (Oly-5 gold-1924, 28)

Birth
1904

Professor Schron finds microbe that causes photosynthesis

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1907

Dorothy West, US journalist/author (Living is Easy)

Birth
1908

Redvers H Buller, English general, dies at 68

Death
1908

Gordon Weir, cricketer (NZ batsman in 11 Tests 1930-37)

Birth
1908

33rd Preakness: Eddie Dugan aboard Royal Tourist wins in 1:46.4

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1909

Robin Orr, composer

Birth
1909

43rd Belmont: Eddie Dugan aboard Joe Madden wins in 2:21.6

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1910

Pygmies discovered in Dutch New Guinea

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1910

1st roundtrip flight over English Channel (C S Rolls, England)

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1911

Xia Hong, writer

Birth
1913

Bert Farber, Bkln NY, orch leader (Arthur Gudfrey, Vic Damone)

Birth
1913

1st strike settlement mediated by US Dept of Labor-RR clerks

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1913

Demonstrations for general voting right in Neth

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1913

Barbara Pym, romantic author (Very Private Eye)

Birth
1914

Glenn Curtiss flies his Langley Aerodrome

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1915

Walter Tetley, NYC, animation voice (Sherman-Bullwinkle Show)

Birth
1915

Robert Moffat Palmer, composer

Birth
1915

Lester del Rey, US, sci-fi author (Moon Trilogy, Marooned on Mars)

Birth
1916

Betty Furness, actress, journalist/consumer advisor (NYC, WNBC)

Birth
1916

German troops under Lt Rackow take Fort Vaux

Event
1917

Max Showalter, Caldwell Ks, actor/composer (Stockard Channing Show)

Birth
1919

Pulitzer prize awarded to Carl Sandburg (Cornhuskers)

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1920

Pulitzer prize awarded to Eugene O'Neill (Beyond the Horizon)

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