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 This day in History - July 2
392 Historic Events for July 2
1877

Hermann Hesse, Switzerland, novelist/poet (Steppenwolf, Nobel 1946)

Birth
1878

Fran‡ois-Emmanuel-Joseph Bazin, composer, dies at 61

Death
1880

Albert Szirmai, composer

Birth
1881

Pres Garfield shot by Charles J Guiteau a disappointed office-seeker

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1882

Edgar Mayne, cricketer (Australian batsman, prolific for Victoria)

Birth
1884

Otto B”hm, Prussia, scientist (helped create England Radar)

Birth
1885

Canada's North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear

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1887

Marcel Tabuteau, CompiŠgne France, oboist (Phila Orch 1915-54)

Birth
1888

Selman Waksman, Russ/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951)

Birth
1889

Cor Hermus, Dutch actor/director/writer (A Mother)

Birth
1890

Congress passes Sherman Antitrust Act

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1892

Jack Hylton, English orchestra leader/impresario (Crazy Passage Show)

Birth
1893

August Maes, Flemish actor/director (Shylock-Hamlet)

Birth
1894

Walter Brennan, Swampscott Mass, actor (Real McCoys, At Gun Point)

Birth
1894

Government obtains injunction against striking Pullman Workers

Event
1895

William Rockstro, composer, dies at 72

Death
1900

Sibelius' "Finlandia," premieres in Helsinki

Event
1900

Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin 1st airship LZ-1, flies

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1901

Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid rob train of $40,000 at Wagner Montana

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1901

Arthur Rex Alston, sports commentator

Birth
1902

John J McGraw becomes manager of NY Giants (stays for 30 years)

Event
1903

AL/NL batting champ Ed Delahanty, disappears, found dead days later

Event
1903

Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, (C) British PM (1963-64)

Birth
1903

Olav AFEC of Schleswig-Holstein-S-G, King Olav V of Norway (1957-91)

Birth
1903

Pitcher Jack Doscher, 1 son of a major leaguer debuts with Cubs

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