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 This day in History - September 2
317 Historic Events for September 2
1955

Linda Purl, Greenwich Ct, actress (Gloria-Happy Days, Matlock)

Birth
1956

Washington-Jackson cable line replaced by bus service

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1956

Orioles trailing Red Sox 8-0 come back to win 11-10 in 9 innings

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1956

Collapse of a RR bridge under a train kills 120 (India)

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1957

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1957

Steve Porcaro, LA Cal, rock keyboards/vocalist (Toto-Roseanna, Africa)

Birth
1957

Milwaukee Braves' Frank Torre scores 6 runs in 1 game

Event
1957

1st edition newspaper the Ware Time (in Suriname), 1,700 die

Event
1957

William A Craigie, Scottish lexicographer, dies at 90

Death
1958

Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

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1958

Henry Verwoerd appointed PM of South Africa

Event
1958

KAYS TV channel 7 in Hays, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1958

Marlene Janssen, Rock Island Ill, playmate (Nov, 1982)

Birth
1958

National Defense Education Act was signed

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1958

Minn announces $9 million bond issue to improve Metropolitan Stadium

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1959

Esther Oosterbeek, Dutch singer (Dolly Dots)

Birth
1959

US President Eisenhower arrives in Paris

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1960

Tamara and Irina Press (USSR) become 1st sisters to win olympic gold

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1960

William Walton's 2nd Symphony, premieres

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1960

Eric Dickerson, Texas, NFL halfback (LA Rams, Colts/2,105 yds in 1984)

Birth
1960

Rex Hudler, Tempe AZ, outfielder (NY Yankees, California Angels)

Birth
1961

Jeff Russell, Cincinnatti OH, pitcher (Texas Rangers)

Birth
1961

Greet Koeman, Dutch singer, dies at 54

Death
1962

Stan Musial's 3,516th hit moves over Tris Speaker into 2nd place

Event
1962

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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