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 This day in History - February 23
430 Historic Events for February 23
1959

KVIE TV channel 6 in Sacramento-Stockton, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1959

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Lake Worth Golf Open

Event
1960

Gloria von Thurm un Taxis, Munich German FR, Princess

Birth
1960

Maria Gloria von Sch”nberg-Glauchau, wife of prince Thurn un Taxis

Birth
1960

Cindy Figg-Currier, Mt Pleasant MI, golfer (1994 Brit Open-6th)

Birth
1960

Naruhito, crown prince of Japan

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1960

Demolition begins on Brooklyn's Ebbets Field (opened in 1913)

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1961

Wilf Ferguson, cricket leg spinner (34 wickets for West Indies), dies

Death
1962

Michael Wilton, rock guitarist (Queensrijche-Warning)

Birth
1962

Melinda Mays, Augusta Ga, playmate (Feb, 1983)

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1962

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1963

Reza Abdoh, theatre director

Birth
1963

Debbie Kruck, Danbury CT, Ms Fitness USA (1994)

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1963

Bobby Bonilla, NYC, outfielder (NY Mets, Balt Orioles, Marlins)

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1963

Robert Collins, keyboard player

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1964

Byron Evans, NFL linebacker (Phila Eagles)

Birth
1964

Dana Katherine Scully, fictional character (X-Files)

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1964

John Norum, rocker

Birth
1964

Charlie Finley signs a 4 year lease to keep A's in Kansas City

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1965

Stan Laurel, comedian (Laurel and Hardy), dies of heart attack at 74

Death
1965

Sylvie Guillem, France, ballerina (Royal Ballet)

Birth
1965

Kristin Davis, actress (Melrose Place)

Birth
1965

Helena Sukova, Prague Czech Rep, tennis star (1985 US Open's Double)

Birth
1965

Constance Baker Motley elected Manhattan Borough president

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1966

John Druce, Peterborough, NHL right wing (Phila Flyers, LA Kings)

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