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 This day in History - February 22
476 Historic Events for February 22
1907

1st cabs with taxi meters begin operating in London

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1907

Leonid N Andreyev's "Zhizn Cheloveka," premieres in St Petersburg

Event
1908

R¢mulo Betancourt, pres of Venezuela (1945-48, 1958-64)

Birth
1908

John Mills, England, actor (Big Sleep, King Rat, War and Peace)

Birth
1909

Great White Fleet, 1st US fleet to circle the globe, returns to Va

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1909

Roderick Barclay, diplomat

Birth
1910

Nicholas Monsarrat, Liverpool England, novelist

Birth
1910

Muriel Monkhouse, Red Cross worker

Birth
1910

Al Sears, jazz performer

Birth
1912

J Vedrines makes 1st airplane flight over 100 mph-161.29 kph

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1912

Richard Andree, German geographer (Andree's Handatlas), dies at 76

Death
1913

Lowell HS, SF opens (on it's 1st campus)

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1913

Ferdinand Mongin de Saussure, Swiss linguist, dies at 55

Death
1913

Suarez, Mexican vice pres, assassinated in a miltary coup

Death
1913

Francisco Indalecio Madero, Mex pres, assassinated in milt coup at 39

Death
1915

Dan Seymour, Chicago Ill, actor (We the People, Sing It Again)

Birth
1915

Germany begins "unrestricted" submarine war

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1915

Gus Lesnevich, light heavyweight boxing champ (1947 fight of year)

Birth
1917

Jane Bowles, writer

Birth
1917

Jack Robertson, cricketer (superb Engld batsman only played 11 Tests)

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1917

Harmen van Rossum, civil servant/resistance fighter (WW II)

Birth
1917

German Navy torpedoes 7 Dutch ships

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1918

Germany claims Baltic states, Finland and Ukraine from Russia

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1918

Charles O Finley, baseball team owner (Oakland A's)

Birth
1918

Sid Abel, NHLer (1948-49 Hart Trophy)

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