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 This day in History - August 2
439 Historic Events for August 2
1982

Oakland's Rickey Henderson steals his 100th base of the season

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1982

Rudolf Maros, composer, dies at 65

Death
1982

Cathleen Nesbitt, English actress (Separate Tables), dies at 93

Death
1982

Roger Ebert's Movie News premieres on ABC FM network

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1983

STS-8 vehicle moves to launch pad

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1983

US District Court begins trying Yonkers accuse of race discrimination

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1984

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1985

Frank Faylen, vaudevillian, dies of pneumonia at 79

Death
1985

5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo

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1985

Delta Lockheed L-1011 crashes at Dallas-Ft Worth Airport, 137 die

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1985

NASA launches space vehicle S-209

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1985

Sandy Bell, South African cricket pace bowler (16 Tests), dies

Death
1986

Jackie Joyner-Kersee (US) sets record for heptathlon (7161 pts)

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1986

TODAY/PC born today

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1986

Roy Marcus Cohn, US lawyer (Joseph McCarthy), dies

Death
1987

Chris Johnson wins Columbia Savings LPGA National Golf Pro-Am

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1987

Myron Stout, US abstract artist, dies at 79

Death
1987

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1987

Michael Andretti runs fastest Indy car race in history (171.49 MPH)

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1987

Kevin Seitzer (KC Royals), gets 6 hits in one baseball game

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1987

Eric Davis is 7th to hit 30 HRs and steal 30 bases in one season

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1987

Don Brown sets flight record for handbow (1,336 yds 1'3")

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1987

Cin Red Eric Davis becomes 7th and earliest 30 HR 30 steal man

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1987

25th Tennis Fed Cup: Germany beats USA in Vancouver Canada (2-1)

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1988

Raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo

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