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 This day in History - December 7
333 Historic Events for December 7
1926

Gas refrigerator patented

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1926

Victor Kermit Kiam II, CEO (Remington shavers)/NFL owner (Patriots)

Birth
1926

Wolfgang Ludewig, composer

Birth
1927

Vlastimir Pericic, composer

Birth
1928

Noam Chomsky, linguist (founded transformational grammar)

Birth
1928

Raymond Henry Charles Warren, composer

Birth
1929

Leo Diegel wins PGA golf tournament

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1929

Bradman scores 124 for Woodfull's XI against Ryder's XI 166 mins

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1930

Richard Felciano, composer

Birth
1930

13th PGA Championship: Tommy Armour at Fresh Meadows CC Flushing

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1931

Bradman scores 219 NSW v South Africa, 234 mins, 15 fours

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1932

Gerard van den Berg, Dutch TV host (Like Father, Like Son)

Birth
1932

Geoff Lawson, Australian cricket player

Birth
1932

Ellen Burstyn, Detroit, actress (Exorcist, Alice Doesn't Live Here)

Birth
1932

1st gyro-stabilized vessel to cross Atlantic arrives in NY

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1934

Wiley Post discovers jet stream

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1935

Jean-Claude Casadesus, composer

Birth
1935

CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat Ham Tigers, 18-12 at Hamilton

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1936

Martha Layne Collins, Baghdad Ky, (Gov-D-Ky)

Birth
1937

Thad Cochran, (Sen-R-Miss)

Birth
1937

Dutch Minister Romme proclaims married women are forbidden to work

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1937

Red Sox acquire the contract of 19-year-old Ted Williams

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1937

Russian chess player Aljechin recaptures world title from Max Euwe

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1938

Philip Barry's "Here Come the Clowns," premieres in NYC

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1938

W9XZY broadcasts facsimile of St Louis Post-Dispatch by radio

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