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 This day in History - February 1
526 Historic Events for February 1
1941

US female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn

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1941

US male Figure Skating championship won by Eugene Turner

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1942

2nd Norwegian government of Quisling forms

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1942

Dave Sincock, cricketer (chinaman bowler played for Aust 1964-66)

Birth
1942

Terry Jones, Colwyn Bay North Wales, comedian (Monty Python)

Birth
1943

Tina Sloan, NY, actress (Lillian-Guiding Light, Search for Tomorrow)

Birth
1943

Mussert forms pro Nazi shadow cabinet (Neth)

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1943

German occupiers make Vidkun Quisling Norwegian premier

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1943

Josceline Dimbleby, cookery writer

Birth
1943

Lord Mountevans

Birth
1944

Tommy Duffy, rocker (Echos)

Birth
1944

Piet Mondrian, abstract painter (Composition in Blue), dies at 71

Death
1944

Martin Lunssens, composer, dies at 72

Death
1944

Leo Burmester, Louisville Ky, actor (Flo, Chiefs, Abbys, Odd Jobs)

Birth
1944

Supreme Soviet enlarges soviet republics' autonomy

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1944

US 7th Infantry/25th Marine Division lands on Kwajalein/Roi/Namur

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1945

Ole Buck, composer

Birth
1945

Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens), dies at 72

Death
1945

US Army arrives at Siegfriedlinie

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1946

Bart Braverman, LA Calif, actor (Bobby-Vega$, Roy-New Odd Couple)

Birth
1946

Republic of Hungary proclaimed, Zolt n Tildy as communist president

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1946

Trygve Lie, a Norwegian socialist, becomes 1st Sec-Gen of UN

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1946

Hans Betghe, writer, dies at 70

Death
1947

Aleide de Gasperi forms Italian govt of christian-dems and communists

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1947

Dmitri Shostakovitch named professor at conservatory of Leningrad

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