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 This day in History - February 1
526 Historic Events for February 1
1918

Kern, Bolton and Wodehouse's musical premieres in NYC

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1918

Russia adopts Gregorian calender (becomes Feb 14)

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1918

Franz Leh rs opera "Wo die Lerche singt," premieres in Budapest

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1918

Maurice Laing, life president (John Laing)

Birth
1918

Muriel Spark, Edinburgh Scotland, novelist (Prime of Miss Jean Brodie)

Birth
1919

Dodgers trade Jake Daubert to Reds for Tommy Griffith Daubert

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1920

Pierre Jonqu‚res d'Oriola, France, equest jumper (Oly-gold-1952, 64)

Birth
1920

Royal Canadian Mounted Police forms as Royal Northwest Mounted Police merge with Dominion Police

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1920

Soccer team Quick Boys forms

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1920

Kenneth Bond, former vice-chairman

Birth
1920

1st commercial armored car introduced (St Paul Minn)

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1921

Peter Sallis, actor (Tast the Blood of Dracula)

Birth
1922

Clifford McWatt, cricketer (WI wicket-keeper in 6 Tests 1954-55)

Birth
1922

Bogumil Witalis Andrzejewski, professor of Cushtic Languages

Birth
1922

William Desmond Taylor, director/actor (Broken Coin), dies at 49

Death
1923

Allied ultimatum on Lithuanian occupation of Memel

Event
1923

No‰l Coward's "Young Idea," premieres in London

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1923

Fascists Voluntary Militia forms in Italy under Mussolini

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1924

Amsterdam's Netherlands Press Museum opens

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1924

New British MacDonald govt recognizes USSR

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1924

Soccer team VSV Tonido forms in Voorburg

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1924

Soviet Union formally recognized by Britain

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1925

1st national conference of KPD's Rotfrontk„mpferbund in Berlin

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1926

Douglas Johnson, historian

Birth
1926

Peter Crill, Bailiff of Jersey

Birth