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 This day in History - January 7
404 Historic Events for January 7
1932

1st game played at Orchard Lake Curling Club, Mich

Event
1933

Elliot Kastner, NYC, producer (Bobo, Big Sleep, Ffolkes)

Birth
1933

1st edition of People and Fatherland published in Netherlands

Event
1934

Princess Juliana marries German prince Bernhard von Lippe-Biesterfeld

Event
1934

"Flash Gordon" comic strip (by Alex Raymond) debuts

Event
1934

Charles Lamont Jenkins, NYC, 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1956)

Birth
1935

Z”e Akins' "Old Maid," premieres in NYC

Event
1935

Noam Sheriff, composer

Birth
1935

Valeri Nikolayevich Kubasov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 6, 19, 36/35)

Birth
1936

Tennis champs Helen Moody and Howard Kinsley volley 2,001 times (1h18m)

Event
1936

Howard Francis, cricketer (2 Tests S Af v Eng 1898-99, 39 runs), dies

Death
1936

Eldee Young, US bassist (Young Holt Unlimited-Hang on Sloopy)

Birth
1938

Jasperina de Jong, Dutch cabaret performer (Jan Rao en z'n Maat)

Birth
1939

Tom Kierman, British(?) rugby player

Birth
1939

David Buchan, ethno-musicologist

Birth
1939

US worker's union leader Tom Mooney freed (jailed since 1916)

Event
1940

William Elgin Swinton, child psychiatrist

Birth
1941

Frederick Drew Gregory, Wash DC, Col USAF/astro (STS 51-B, 33, 44)

Birth
1941

Ann Susan Hills, freelance journalist

Birth
1941

Robert Hicks, rocker (Paul Butterfield Blues Band)

Birth
1942

WW II siege of Bataan starts

Event
1942

Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63

Death
1942

Paul Revere, rock keyoardist (Good Thing)

Birth
1942

Vasili Alexeyev, USSR, weightlifer (Olympic-gold-72, 76)

Birth
1943

Jim Lefebvre, Hawthorne Calif, baseball manager (Seattle Mariners)

Birth