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 This day in History - February 15
486 Historic Events for February 15
1922

Clara [G Meijer-]Wichmann, German/Dutch anarchist/feminist, dies at 36

Death
1922

Marconi begins regular broadcasting transmissions from Essex

Event
1922

Herman Kahn, NJ, writer (Thinking About the Unthinkable)

Birth
1923

Yelena Bonner, Moscow, soviet disident/wife of Andre Sakharov

Birth
1923

Keene Curtis, Salt Lake City Utah, actor (Magician, Amanda's)

Birth
1923

Justice Drake, British justice

Birth
1923

Josephine B Willson Bruce, US black theorist, dies at 69

Death
1924

Lionel Monckton, English composer (Country Girl), dies at 62

Death
1926

Brooks Atkinson Theater opens at 256 W 47th St NYC

Event
1926

Contract air mail service begins in US

Event
1927

Frank Dunlop, director (Edinburgh International Festival)

Birth
1927

William Bentley, diplomat

Birth
1927

Harvey Korman, Chicago, actor (Carol Burnett Show, Blazing Saddles)

Birth
1927

Gottfrid Grasbeck, composer

Birth
1928

Hubert H Asquith, premier Great-Britain (1908-16), dies at 75

Death
1929

Gerald Harper, broadcaster/actor (Tunes of Glory, Extra Day)

Birth
1929

James Schlesinger, US Secretary of Defense (1973-75)

Birth
1929

Graham Hill, London, auto racer (1962, 68 international racing champ)

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1929

Countess of Dysart

Birth
1929

St Valentine's Day massacre (Chicago)

Event
1930

C F Payne, Cleveland, British chief constable

Birth
1930

Weona beats Toluca in Illinois Basketball Tournament in 10 overtimes

Event
1931

W K Reid, British ombudsman

Birth
1931

Spring training site of NY Yankees in St Petersburg is renamed Miller Huggins Field in honor of the team's late manager

Event
1931

[Patricia] Claire Bloom, London, actress (Charly, Look Back in Anger)

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