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 This day in History - September 2
317 Historic Events for September 2
1870

Marie Ault, [Mary Cragg], Wigan England

Birth
1870

Charles Victor Arthur Saint-Leon, composer, dies at 48

Death
1878

Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr

Birth
1884

Frank Laubach, Benton Pa, educator, taught reading through phonetics

Birth
1887

Willem De M‚rode, protestant poet

Birth
1891

Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger, composer, dies at 76

Death
1892

Felix Wolfes, composer

Birth
1894

Joseph Roth, Austria, journalist/writer (Hotel Savoy)

Birth
1894

-3] Amsterdam Municipal theater opens

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1894

Forest fires destroy Hinckley Minnesota: about 600 die

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1896

Nat Thompson, cricketer (played 1st Two Tests for Australia), dies

Death
1897

"McCall-magazine 1st published

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1898

Battle of Omdurman: Lord Kitchener retakes Sudan for Britain

Event
1898

Hubert Howard, British journalist (Times), dies through friendly fire

Death
1898

Machine gun 1st used in battle

Event
1900

Telegraph use between Germany and US begins

Event
1901

VP Theodore Roosevelt advises, "Speak softly and carry a big stick"

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1904

Set Svanholm, V„steras Sweden, tenor (London Convent Garden 1948-57)

Birth
1904

Vera Vague, [Barbara Jo Allen], NYC, actress (Follow the Leader)

Birth
1905

Walter Cecil Macfarren, composer, dies at 79

Death
1905

Bernard C J Lievegoed, Dutch anthroposophist? (founder Free College)

Birth
1906

Guiseppe Giacosa, Ital screenwriter (libretti opera Puccini), dies

Death
1908

Tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1908

Barbara Jo Allen, NYC, actress (Ice Capades Revue, Rosie the Riveter)

Birth
1909

English King Edward VII signs South Africa Bill

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