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 This day in History - January 7
404 Historic Events for January 7
1907

Clyde Fitch' "Truth," premieres in NYC

Event
1907

Anton Urspruch, composer, dies at 56

Death
1907

Nicanor Zabaleta, San Sebastian, Spain, harpist

Birth
1908

England beat Australia by one wicket at the MCG

Event
1910

Jack Lovelock, NZ/US surgeon/runner (Olympic-gold-1936)

Birth
1910

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators sweep Galt (Ont) in 2 games

Event
1910

Alain JG de Rothschild, France, banker/baron

Birth
1911

1st airplane bombing experiments with explosives, SF

Event
1911

Dutch Scouts Organization established in Amsterdam

Event
1911

Merv Waite, cricketer (S Australian all-rounder)

Birth
1912

Charles Addams, cartoonist (New Yorker, Addams Family)

Birth
1913

Shirley Ross, Omaha NE, actress (Cafe Society, Prison Farm)

Birth
1913

William M Burton patents a process to "crack" petroleum

Event
1913

Francis De Wolff, England, actor (From Russia With Love)

Birth
1914

1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal

Event
1915

Herman Musaph, Dutch psychiatrist/sexologist/founder (NVSH)

Birth
1916

German troops conquer Fort Vaux at Verdun

Event
1916

Gerrit Schulte, [Le Fou Pedalant], Dutch 6 day bicyclist

Birth
1916

Paul Keres, USSR, chess grandmaster (1950)

Birth
1917

Ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer

Birth
1918

Colin Snedden, cricketer (Test NZ v England 1947, 0-46, did not bat)

Birth
1918

Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party)

Birth
1920

Lionel Alexander Bethune [Alastair] Pilkington, engineer/Industrialist

Birth
1920

Aubrey Brabazon, jockey/trainer

Birth
1920

Albert Meltzer, anarchist

Birth