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 This day in History - October 7
366 Historic Events for October 7
1920

Georg Leber, German politician (SPD)

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1921

John Arthur Giles Gere, English art historian (Pre-Raphaelite painter)

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1922

Reina Prinsen Geerligs, [Leentje Vandendriesch], Dutch antifascist

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1922

Landis insists Game 4 of World Series be played despite heavy rain

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1922

1st radio link, WNJ (Newark) and WGY (Senectady) link for World Series

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1922

Martha Stewart, Bardwell Ky, singer/actress (Daisy Kenyon, Doll Face)

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1922

Oud-burgem of Rotterdam Zimmerman becomes High Comm's of Austria

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1923

Yankees Everett Scott runs his consecutive-game streak to 1,138

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1924

Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Christian Philosophy), dies at 71

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1924

Greek govt of Dikalekopoulis, forms

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1924

160 consecutive days of 100ΓΈ at Marble Bar, Australia begins

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1925

Hubert Platt Main, composer, dies at 86

Death
1926

Actress Theo Mann-Master resigns from stage

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1926

Diana Lynn, LA CA, actress (Annapolis Story, Easy Come Easy Go)

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1926

Ivan Jirko, composer

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1926

Marcello Abbado, composer

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1926

Italian Great Fascist Council forms

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1927

Yank Herb Pennock retires 1st 22 Pirates in World Series game

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1927

Al Martino, Phila, singer (Here in My Heart)/actor (Godfather)

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1927

Ronald Laing, British psychiatrist (anti-psychiatrist)

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1928

Race Tafari Makonnen crowned king of Abyssinia

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1928

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10 miles (50:15.0)

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1929

Ramsay MacDonald is 1st British premier to address US Congress

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1931

Desmond Tutu, Anglican Archbishop of S Afr (Nobel Peace Prize 1982)

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1931

1st infra-red photograph, Rochester, NY

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