Historical Events for 2nd February 2019

1852 – Alexandre Dumas Jr’s “La Dame aux Camélias” premieres in Paris
1854 – Pope Pius IX encyclical “On persecution of Armenians”
1899 – The Australian Premiers’ Conference held in Melbourne decides to locate Australia’s capital (Canberra) between Sydney and Melbourne.
1920 – Tarto/Dorpat peace treaty: USSR recognizes Estonian independence
1933 – 2 days after becoming chancellor, Adolf Hitler dissolves the German Reichstag (Parliament)
1977 – Toronto’s Ian Turnbull scores 5 goals, NHL REcord for a defenseman
1983 – Pope John Paul II names 18 new cardinals
1986 – “Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood” closes at Ritz NYC after 13 performances
1991 – NH snaps its 32-game losing streak at home beating Holy Cross, 72-56
2009 – “RuPaul’s Drag Race” hosted by RuPaul premieres on Logo TV

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