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 This day in History - June 2
370 Historic Events for June 2
1932

Yaroslav Kirillovich Golovyanov, cosmonaut

Birth
1932

Barry Levinson, Baltimore MD, director (Rainman)

Birth
1932

Sammy Turner, Patterson, NJ, singer (Lavender Blue Moods)

Birth
1933

WNJ-AM in Newark NJ goes off the air

Event
1933

FDR authorizes 1st swimming pool built inside the White House

Event
1933

Bob Rozario, Shanghai China, orch leader (Tony Orlando, Marie)

Birth
1933

Jerry Lumpe, baseball player

Birth
1934

Johnny Carter, US singer (Give your baby a standing ovation)

Birth
1935

Babe Ruth, 40, announces his retirement as a player

Event
1936

Gen Anastasio Somoza takes over as dictator of Nicaragua

Event
1936

Vladimir Golubnichy, USSR, 20K walker (Olympic-gold-1960, 68)

Birth
1936

Sally Kellerman, Long Beach Cal, actress (M*A*S*H, Back to School)

Birth
1937

Louis Vierne, composer, dies at 66

Death
1937

Jimmy Jones, rocker

Birth
1938

Frits Wols, [Eugene W Wong Loi Sing], Suriname, sec-gen (UNESCO)

Birth
1938

Gene Michael, baseball shortstop/manager/general manger (NY Yankees)

Birth
1939

Charles Miller, rock flutist/saxophonist (War)

Birth
1940

Jim Maloney, baseball pitcher

Birth
1940

Willem E Roelofs, painter/cartoonist, dies

Death
1940

Heavy German bombing on Dunkirk beach

Event
1940

Horace Clarke, baseball 2nd baseman (NY Yankees)

Birth
1940

Constantine II, deposed King of Greece (1964-73)

Birth
1940

Christopher Bernau, Santa Barbara CA, actor (Guiding Light)

Birth
1941

Lou Gehrig, 1st baseman (NY Yankee), dies of ALS in Riverdale NY at 37

Death
1941

William Guest, Atlanta Ga, singer (Gladys Knight Show)

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