Historical Events for 2nd August 2018

1100 – King William II of England (William Rufus) is killed by an arrow shot by Sir Walter Tyrell while hunting in the New Forest
1830 – Charles X of France abdicates in favour of his grandson the Duc de Bordeaux
1906 – Chicago White Sox beat Boston Americans, 3-0 to start AL record 19 game MLB win streak
1914 – Belgian government receives German ultimatum
1914 – Postdam Conference ends
1959 – Milwaukee Braves outfielder Bill Bruton hits 3 triples in 11-5 win v Cardinals, 2 of them bases loaded, first time in 20th Centiury
1966 – Radio Vila (New Hebrides) begins transmitting
1992 – “Death and the Maiden” closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 159 performances
1994 – NY Supreme Court refuses Howard Stern’s non financial disclosure
2017 – New larger crypto-currency Bitcoin Cash created

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