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Birthdays occurring on August, 2

1894 Westbrook Pegler was born on August 2, 1894
Golf is the most useless outdoor game ever devised to waste the time and try the spirit of man.
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1898 James Parrott was born on August 2, 1898
We've been borrowing our way out of the recession, and nothing else has kicked in to take over.
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1905 Myrna Loy was born on August 2, 1905
American actor born in Raidersburg, Montana, 1905-1993
Life, is not a having and a getting, but a being and a becoming.
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1907 Gerold Frank was born on August 2, 1907
You heard a leaf fall, she heard a house crash.
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1912 George Kimble was born on August 2, 1912
geographer, b.1912
The darkest thing about Africa has always been our ignorance of it.
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Deaths occurring on August, 2

1859 Horace Mann died on August 2, 1859
US educator, the first great American advocate of public education, 1796-1859
A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them.
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1921 Enrico Caruso died on August 2, 1921
Italian operatic tenor, 1873-1921
Jewish cantors employ a peculiar art and method of singing in their delivery. They are unexcelled in the art of covering the voice, picking up a new key, in the treatment of the ritual chant, and overcoming vocal difficulties that lie in the words rather than in the music.
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1922 Alexander Graham Bell died on August 2, 1922
Scottish born American inventor and educator, best known for the invention of the telephone in 1876. 1847-1922
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
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1923 Warren G. Harding died on August 2, 1923
American president, 1865-1923
I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies in a fight. But my friends, my goddamned friends, they're the ones who keep me walking the floor at nights!
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1934 Paul Von Hindenburg died on August 2, 1934
All we know is that, at times, fighting the Russians, we had to remove the piles of enemy bodies from before our trenches, so as to get a clear field of fire against new waves of assault.
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