Historical Events for 2nd January 2020

1896 – Battle at Doornkop, South Africa (Boers beat Dr Jamesons troops)
1920 – Responding to global fear of communism caused by the Russian Revolution, US Attorney General Palmer authorizes raids across the country on unionists and socialists
1922 – 8th Rose Bowl: California ties Washington and Jefferson, 0-0
1960 – Roger Sessions’ 4th Symphony, premieres
1968 – KBHK TV channel 44 in San Francisco, California (IND) begins broadcasting
1969 – Operation Barrier Reef begins in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam
1982 – “Camelot” closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 48 performances
1983 – “Annie” closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 2,377 performances
1995 – Most distant galaxy yet discovered found by scientists using Keck telescope in Hawaii (est 15 billion light years away)
2014 – 80th Sugar Bowl: #11 Oklahoma beats #3 Alabama, 45-31

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