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 This day in History - October 7
366 Historic Events for October 7
1886

Spain abolishes slavery in Cuba

Event
1887

A C "Jack" Russell, cricketer (prolific England batsman post-WW I)

Birth
1887

Jack Mulhall, Wappinger Falls NY, actor (Ken Murray Show)

Birth
1887

George James Webb, composer, dies at 84

Death
1888

Henry A Wallace, (D/P) 33rd VP (1941-45)/founder Progressive Party

Birth
1889

Clarence Muse, Balt MD, actor (Sam-Casablanca, Black Stallion)

Birth
1890

John Hill Hewitt, composer, dies at 89

Death
1894

Herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer

Birth
1896

Elijah Muhammad, US, leader of Nation of Islam

Birth
1896

Cyril Allcott, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in their early Tests)

Birth
1898

Alfred Wallenstein, Chicago Illinois, conductor (Chic Symph 1922-29)

Birth
1900

The term "orienteering" is 1st used for an event

Event
1901

Frank X Boucher, Ottawa, All-star NHL center (Ottawa, NY Rangers)

Birth
1901

Ralph Rainger, composer

Birth
1901

Suvanna Phuma, premier of Laos

Birth
1902

Willemina J H "Mascha" ter Weene, dancer/ballerina

Birth
1903

Louis S B Leakey, archaeologist/anthropologist

Birth
1904

Chuck Klein, Indianapolis In, Phila Phillies (43 HRs in 1929)

Birth
1904

NY Highlander Jack Chesbro wins record 41st game of season (41-12)

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1905

Andy Devine, [Jeremiah Schwartz], Flagstaff Az, actor (Andy's Gang)

Birth
1906

James E Webb, head of NASA (1961-68)

Birth
1907

Tutta Rolf, Norway, actress (Whalers)

Birth
1907

France's Henry Farman flies 30m in a double decker plane

Event
1908

Serbia and Montenegro sign anti-Austria-Hungarian pact

Event
1908

Richard Caldicot, London England, actor (Horse's Mouth)

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