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 This day in History - August 2
439 Historic Events for August 2
1922

Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish/US physicist (telephone), dies

Death
1922

Lord Murray of Epping Forest, general secretary (TUC)

Birth
1922

Paul Laxalt, (Sen-R-NV, 1974- )

Birth
1922

[Wilhel]Mina JPR Kruseman, Dutch author/feminist, dies at 82

Death
1922

Carroll O'Connor, NYC, actor (All in the Family, Heat of the Night)

Birth
1923

Warren Harding, 29th Pres (1921-23), dies at Palace Hotel SF at 57

Death
1923

Brian Neill, Lord Justice of Appeal

Birth
1924

James Baldwin, NY, author (Go Tell it on Mountain, Another Country)

Birth
1924

Joe Hauser sets record of 14 total bases in a game

Event
1925

Alan Wicker, British broadcaster

Birth
1926

Peer Wahl””, writer

Birth
1926

Lord Murray of Epping Forest, general secretary (TUC)

Birth
1926

Betsy Bloomingdale, dept store mogul

Birth
1927

Peter Swinnereton-Dyer, mathematician

Birth
1927

Brian Neill, British Lord Justice of Appeal

Birth
1928

Mussolini signs peace treaty with Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

Event
1928

Hugh Francis Lamprey, ecologist

Birth
1929

Alan Wicker, British broadcaster

Birth
1929

John Hannam, MP

Birth
1929

Phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR

Event
1929

Lord Waddington, Governor of Bermuda

Birth
1929

John Gale, theatrical producer

Birth
1930

Ron de Lugo, (Rep-D-Virgin Islands, 1973-79, 81- )

Birth
1931

Peter Swinnereton-Dyer, mathematician

Birth
1931

Spanish Catalonia agrees (99+%) for autonomous status

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