2nd September 1913 (Tuesday)

BORN TODAY: in Glenbuck, Ayshire, Scotland ~ William (Bill) Shankly, OBE, manager of Liverpool Football (soccer) club from 1959 to 1974.

http://www.world-football-legends.co.uk/index.php/sco/42-shankly-bill

http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/heritage/move-to-honour-ayrshire-town-that-produced-shankly-1-3051294

Accidents:

~ 21 die and 30 are injured when two trains collide at New Haven in Connecticut, USA

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9403E7DA163DE633A25757C0A96F9C946296D6CF

~ 14 die and 38 are injured when two trains collide at Ais Gill on the Carlisle to Settle railway in Northern England.

http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=82

~ In Dublin, Ireland, seven die, including four children, when two tenement buildings in Church Street collapse.

http://www.siptu.ie/media/media_17016_en.pdf

Society and Culture: in England, Jane Condon is convicted of habitual drunkenness under the Habitual Drunkards Act of 1879 and sentenced to serve three years in a certified inebriate reformatory.

http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/history-from-police-archives/Met6Kt/Crime/crmCrCrim.html

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