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 This day in History - August 2
439 Historic Events for August 2
1937

Garth Hudson, rocker

Birth
1937

Ronald Brierley, company chairman

Birth
1937

William Cannon, football player (Heisman-1959)

Birth
1937

Alan Tuffin, trade union leader

Birth
1938

Brunhilde Hendrix, German FR, relay runner (Olympic-silver-1960)

Birth
1938

Yvonne Regg, Switzerland, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1960)

Birth
1938

Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer, dies at 76

Death
1938

1st test of a yellow baseball (Dodgers vs Cardinals)

Event
1939

Wes Craven, Cleveland OH, director (Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream)

Birth
1939

Edward Pattern, Atlanta Ga, singer (Gladys Knight and the Pips)

Birth
1939

Brian Wolfson, CEO (Wembley Pic)

Birth
1939

Hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers

Event
1940

KL-House of saxon and commandos focus on Gross Rosen, Silesia

Event
1940

Clermont-Ferrand sentences Gen Charles de Gaulle to death

Event
1940

Doris Kenner, Passaic NJ, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy)

Birth
1941

Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia

Event
1941

Doris Coley, rocker

Birth
1941

Homer Banks, US singer/songwriter (Be What You Are)

Birth
1941

Jos‚ Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (La Feria), dies at 70

Death
1941

German 11st Army surrounds 20 Russian divisions at Oeman

Event
1941

Hungarian Ruthenia, expels Jews

Event
1942

Garth Hudson, rock keyboardist (The Band)

Birth
1942

Leo Beenhakker, Dutch soccer trainer

Birth
1942

Col-Gen Hoth' Pantser army reaches Kotelnikovo

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1942

250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp

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