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 This day in History - August 2
439 Historic Events for August 2
1942

Friedrich Aereboe, Dutch landlord, dies at 77

Death
1943

Garth Hudson, Canada, pop musician (The Band-Life is a Carnival)

Birth
1943

Rose Tremain, British novelist/playwright (Restoration)

Birth
1943

... Galewski, Polish? leader of uprising in Treblinka, commits suicide

Death
1943

Uprising at Treblinka Concentration Camp (crematorium destroyed)

Event
1943

Sunderland seaplanes sinks U-706 and U-106

Event
1943

RAF bombs Hamburg

Event
1943

Lt John F Kennedy's PT-boat 109 sinks at Solomon islands

Event
1943

Armed revolt breaks out in Treblinka

Event
1943

Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven, Dutch MP (PvdA)

Birth
1943

Kathy Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters)

Birth
1943

Max Wright, Detroit, actor (Buffalo Bill, Alf, Misfits of Science)

Birth
1943

Zelo Bloch, Polish? Treblinka-rebel, shot to death

Death
1944

Joanna Cassidy, [Caskey], Haddonfield NJ, actress (240 Robert)

Birth
1944

Amsterdam soccer team "The Volewijckers" plays in orange shirts

Event
1944

Jewish survivors of Kovono Ghetto emerge from their bunker

Event
1944

Turkey breaks diplomatic relationship with nazi-Germany

Event
1945

Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer (Donna Diana), dies at 85

Death
1945

Potsdam Conference ended, with Stalin, Truman and Churchill

Event
1945

Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer (Cavalleria Rusticana), dies at 81

Death
1945

John Bowis, MP

Birth
1945

Jewell Jackson McCabe, pres (natl coaltion of 100 black women)

Birth
1947

Rose Tremain, novelist/playwright

Birth
1948

Robert P Holdstock, UK, sci-fi author (Ghost Dance, Labyrinth)

Birth
1949

Madeleine Smith, Sussex England, actress (Vampire Lovers)

Birth