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 This day in History - September 2
317 Historic Events for September 2
1919

Gideon William Waldrop, composer

Birth
1920

W Somerset Maugham's "East of Suez," premieres in London

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1922

Pres Ebert declares "Deutschland uber alas" as German national anthem

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1924

44th US Mens Tennis: William Tilden beats William Johnston (61 97 62)

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1924

Rudolf Friml's "Rose Marie" opens to rave reviews in NYC

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1925

Ronnie Stevens, London England, actor (Rodney-Dick and Duchess)

Birth
1926

Italy signs treaty with Yemen

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1927

Rumour starts that Yankee Lou Gehrig will be traded to Tigers

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1927

Trudi Jochum-Beiser, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1952)

Birth
1927

Leonard Katzman, TV producer

Birth
1927

Francis Matthews, British actor (On the Bowery, Paul Temple)

Birth
1927

Tzvi Avni, composer

Birth
1928

Miloslav Istvan, composer

Birth
1928

Peter Mansfield, writer

Birth
1929

WOR (NYC) ends affiliation with CBS radio network

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1929

Unilever forms by merger of Margarine Union and Lever Bros

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1930

Andrey Pavlovich Petrov, composer

Birth
1930

1st non-stop airplane flight from Europe to US (37 hrs)

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1931

Alan K Simpson, minority whip (Sen-R-WY, 1979- )

Birth
1931

Pierre Huyskens, Dutch radio host

Birth
1934

Ruggiero de Rudolpho "Russ" Columbo, US singer/violist, dies at 26

Death
1934

Michael Sahl, composer

Birth
1935

A hurricane slams Florida Keys killing 423

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1935

Jim Moody, (Rep-D-WI, 1983- )

Birth
1936

Joan Kennedy, 1st wife of Mass Senator, Ted

Birth