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 This day in History - February 17
447 Historic Events for February 17
1913

Rene Leibowitz, composer

Birth
1914

Per-Jakez Helias, writer/teacher

Birth
1914

Albert Westerlinck, [Jos‚ J M Aerts], Flemish literary

Birth
1914

Arthur Kennedy, Worcester Mass, actor (Fantastic Voyage, Peyton Place)

Birth
1914

[Bert de] Wayne Morris, LA Calif, WW II-pilot/actor (Paths of Glory)

Birth
1915

Edward Stone, 1st US combatant to die in WW I, is mortally wounded

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1915

Homer Keller, composer

Birth
1916

Don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper)

Birth
1916

Romberg/Hanley/Atteridge/Smith' musical premieres in NYC

Event
1916

Raf Vallone, Tropea Italy, actor (El Cid, 2 Women, Greek Tycoon)

Birth
1917

Edmund Bishop, English secretary of Thomas Carlyle, dies at 70

Death
1918

Olive Gibbs, peace campaigner

Birth
1918

Wilfrid Laurier, Canadian PM (1896-1911), dies

Death
1918

Charles A Hayes, (Rep-D-IL, 1983- )

Birth
1919

Kathleen Freeman, Chicago Ill, actress (Beverly Hillbillies)

Birth
1919

Joseph R Hunt, tennis champ (US Open-1943)

Birth
1919

Jock Mahoney, Chicago, actor (Dallas, Yancy Derringer, Day of Fury)

Birth
1920

Colin Franklin, doctor

Birth
1920

Paul Fetler, composer

Birth
1920

Trevor Oswald Ling, religious studies professor

Birth
1921

Arthur Honegger's "Pastorale D'‚t‚," premieres

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1922

Tommy Edwards, rock vocalist (It's All in the Game)

Birth
1923

Ottawa Senator Cy Denneny becomes NHL's all time scorer (143 goals)

Event
1923

Alden Winship Clausen, Hamilton Ill, banker (Pres of World Bank)

Birth
1924

Margaret Truman, Mo, pres daughter/writer (Murder at FBI)/pianist

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