Daily Archives: September 2, 2014

Bush 0utlines plan for second term, attacks Kerry’s record 10 years ago tonight (Sep 2 2004)


Video: '2004 RNC - President George W. Bush Acceptance Speech'

(Thursday, September 2, 2004, evening EDT) — George W. Bush accepted the Republican nomination to run for a second term as president tonight, outlining proposals that he vowed would create jobs, expand health care and broaden educational opportunities, while he battered Senator John Kerry for what Mr. Bush said was a weak and wavering record on national security and the economy. Continue reading Bush 0utlines plan for second term, attacks Kerry’s record 10 years ago tonight (Sep 2 2004)

The Beatles perform in Philadelphia 50 years ago this hour (Sep 2 1964)


Video: 'The Beatles - Live Convention Hall 1964 [SNIPPET] (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania HD 720p RARE)'

(Wednesday, September 2, 1964, 9:30 p.m. EDT) — The Beatles performed tonight for 12,037 fans at the Convention Hall, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the 10th stop of the band’s first full North American Tour. Continue reading The Beatles perform in Philadelphia 50 years ago this hour (Sep 2 1964)

Lennon, Starr interviewed in Philadelphia 50 years ago this evening (Sep 2 1964)


Video: 'The Beatles West Coast Invasion side 2' (Sep. 2, 1964, at 15:48-30:07)

(Wednesday, September 2, 1964, 6:30-9:15 p.m. EDT) — John Lennon and Ringo Starr of The Beatles were interviewed tonight by Larry Kane of WFUN-AM, Miami at the Convention Hall, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the 10th stop of the band’s first full North American Tour.

Anne Frank’s family notified of deportation to the east 70 years ago today (Sep 2 1944)


Video: 'Anne Frank - The Whole Story (2001) 2/2' (Sept. 2, 1944, at 50:08-52:44)

(Saturday, September 2, 1944; part of The Holocaust during World War II) — 15-year-old diarist Anne Frank and her family were notified today that they would be deported from Holland the following day, transferred from the transit camp Westerbork to somewhere east.

George H.W. Bush shot down during bombing run 70 years ago today (Sep 2 1944)


Video: 'Bush Interview with David Frost Concerning Sept. 2, 1944'

(Saturday, September 2, 1944; during the Pacific War of World War II) — Navy pilot Lt. (jg) George Herbert Walker Bush was shot down by Japanese forces today as he completed a bombing run over the Bonin Islands. Bush was rescued by the crew of the submarine USS Finback; his two crew members, however, died.