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 This day in History - August 2
439 Historic Events for August 2
1895

Matthew Henderson, cricketer (lefty pace bowler in NZ's 1st Test)

Birth
1899

Charles Bennett, screenwriter

Birth
1899

George Malcolm Thomson, journalist

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1900

Helen Morgan, [Riggins], US, singer/actress (Applause)

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1900

Marinus Adam, Dutch conductor/composer

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1903

Unsuccessful uprising of Macedonians against Turkey

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1903

Martha Jane Cannary, [Calamity Jane], US desperado, dies

Death
1905

Karl Amadeus Hartmann, composer

Birth
1905

Myrna Loy, Helena Mont, actress (Jazz Singer, Thin Man, Vanity Fair)

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1906

Chicago White Sox begin AL record 19 game win streak

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1906

Albert Goodwin, historian

Birth
1907

Walter Johnson, 19, debuts with Washington and loses 3-2 to Detroit

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1908

George Kimble, geographer

Birth
1909

Lord Benson, accountant

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1909

Army Air Corps formed as Army takes 1st delivery from Wright Brothers

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1909

1st Lincoln head pennies minted

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1910

Lou Zara, NYC, writer (Stump the Authors)

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1910

Lawrence Josset, engraver

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1910

Gertruida EW "Truss" van Aalten, actress (Girl in Blue Hat)

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1911

Ha‹ti's dictator Simon flees on US warship near Jamaica

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1912

Albert U B††th, Swedish poet (Dikter), dies at 59

Death
1912

18th US Golf Open: John McDermott shoots a 294 at CC of Buffalo NY

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1912

Ann Dvorak, [McKim], NYC, actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface)

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1912

Bela Szigeti, theoretical physicist

Birth
1912

George Kimble, geographer

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