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 This day in History - February 2
491 Historic Events for February 2
1852

Alexandre Dumas Jr's "Le Dame aux Cam‚lias," premieres in Paris

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1852

Fran‡ois MP Liberman, French founder (Congr of H Heart), dies at 49

Death
1852

1st British public men's toilet opens (Fleet St London)

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1852

Teunis Stoel, actor/director (Small Theater, Rotterdam)

Birth
1854

Pope Pius IX encyclical "On persecution of Armenians"

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1856

Makar Grigori Ekmalyan, composer

Birth
1857

Jan Six, Dutch art historian/art collector

Birth
1859

Havelock Ellis, US physician/sexologist (Psychology of Sex)

Birth
1861

Solomon R Guggenheim, philanthropist (Guggenheim Museum NYC)

Birth
1861

Mehmed VI, last sultan of Ottoman Empire (1918-22)

Birth
1861

Mohammed VI Vahideddin, last sultan of Turkey (1918-22)

Birth
1863

Samuel Clemens becomes Mark Twain for 1st time

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1864

-Oct 7th) Cruise of CSS Florida

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1869

James Oliver invents removable tempered steel plow blade

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1870

Mark Twain, 34, marries Olivia Langdon in Elmira, NY

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1870

Cardiff Giant (supposed petrified human) proved to be gypsum

Event
1873

Johan P earl van Limburg Stirum, Dutch diplomat

Birth
1873

Freiherr Konstantin von Neurath, German secretary of State (1932-38)

Birth
1873

Leopold Fall, Austria, operetta composer (Dollar Princess)

Birth
1875

Annette Kolb, German/French author (Small Fanfare)

Birth
1875

Fritz Kreisler, Vienna Austria, violinist/composer

Birth
1876

Baseball's National League forms with teams in Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Hartford, Louisville, New York, Philadelphia, St Louis

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1878

Christian Gauss, educator/writer (Phi Beta Kappa award namesake)

Birth
1878

Greece declares war on Turkey

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1880

SS Strathleven arrives in London with 1st Australian frozen mutton

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