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History for January 2:
1788 - Georgia becomes the 4th US state
1890 - Alice Sanger becomes first female White House staffer.
1917 - Royal Bank of Canada took over the Quebec Bank
1921 - DeYoung Museum in Golden Gate Park opens
1933 - Bruins beat Rangers in NY 13-3
1935 - Bruno Richard Hauptmann went on trial for kidnap-murder of Charles
1936 - First electron tube described, St Louis, Mo
1942 - Japanese occupied Manila
1942 - Twenty-eight nations, at war with Axis, pledge no separate peace
1955 - President Jose Antonio Remon of Panama assassinated
1957 - The San Francisco and Los Angeles stock exchanges merge.
1968 - Dr Christiaan Barnard performs the first successful heart transplant.
1647 - Nathaniel Bacon
1920 - Isaac Asimov, Scientist/writer
1927 - Rep Richard Belmont Ray, D-Ga