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 This day in History - November 7
341 Historic Events for November 7
1897

Ruth Pitter, British(?) poet

Birth
1900

Efrem Kurtz, St Petersburg Russia, conductor (Houston Symph 1948-54)

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1900

Heinrich Himmler, Nazi SS leader

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1901

Li Hung-Tshang, Chinese rebel leader/viceroy of Tsheli, dies

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1902

Jes£s Mar¡a Sanrom , Carolina PR, pianist (Boston Symphony)

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1902

Rob van der de Bas, [Barend Robberts], troubadour (Klucht of the Cow)

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1903

Albert Helman, [Lou Lichtveld], Suriname politician/novelist

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1903

Dean Jagger, Lima Ohio, actor (Albert Vane-Mr Novak, Elmer Gantry)

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1903

Konrad Lorenz, zoologist/ethologist (Man and His Ideas, Nobel 1973)

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1903

Lodewijk AM "Lou" Lichtveld, [Albert Helman], Suriname author

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1905

William Alwyn, composer

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1906

Margaret Barbara Lambert, British historian (Saar)

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1906

Jan Vercammen, Flemish author/chief inspector LO (Primary Education)

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1906

Eugene Carson Blake, US sec-gen of World council of Churches (1966-72)

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1907

Maurits Mok, Dutch author/poet (Cheese and Bread Game)

Birth
1907

Test tokens are struck in 1st production of Canadian coins

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1907

Dynamite explodes on locomotive kills engineer Jesus Garcia in Mexico

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1908

Dutch capture Venezuelan navy

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1909

Knights and Ladies of St Peter Claver organizes in Mobile Alabama

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1910

Leo Tolstoi, Russian earl/writer (War and Peace), dies at 82 [OS]

Death
1911

Walter Shlomo Gross, journalist

Birth
1913

Alfred R Wallace, British zoologist (Is Mars habitable?), dies

Death
1913

Albert Camus, Algeria, novelist/director (The Just-Nobel 1957)

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1914

R[aphael] A[loysius] Lafferty, US, sci-fi author (Devil is Dead)

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1914

Japan attack German concession on Chinese peninsula of Shanghai

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