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 This day in History - February 23
430 Historic Events for February 23
1993

India complete a 3-0 series drubbing of England

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1993

Sacramento Gold Miners admitted as CFL's 9th franchise (1st US team)

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1993

Edwin Louis Battle, actor (Almost Blue, Chase), dies of stroke at 33

Death
1994

Stuart Berger, doctor (Immune Power Diet), dies from obesity at 40

Death
1994

Indians owner Richard Jacobs announces he will pay $10 million to name baseball field (Jacobs Field) at Gateway (becomes official 3/23)

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1995

Art Kane, photographer, dies at 69

Death
1995

Norman Hunter, writer, dies at 95

Death
1995

James Herriot, Scot author (All Creatures Great and Small), dies at 78

Death
1995

Peter Guy Wykeham Fighter Pilot-Barnes, dies at 79

Death
1995

David Melvin English Franklin, singer, dies at 52

Death
1995

Antoine Nduwayo appointed Premier of Burundi

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1995

Dow Jones closes above 4,000 for 1st time (4,003.33)

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1995

"Uncle Vanya" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 29 performances

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1996

Freddie Stocks, cricket (cent on debut and wkt on 1st ball, Notts), dies

Death
1996

Rajindra Dhanraj takes 9-97 for Trinidad against Leeward Islands

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1996

George Alan Dawson, jazz drummer/teacher, dies at 66

Death
1996

Joseph Walker Barr, banker/politician, dies at 78

Death
1996

Mark Waugh scores 130 in World Cup vs Kenya, 207 w/brother Steve

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1997

Oscar Lewenstein, impressario, dies at 80

Death
1997

Tony Williams, jazz musician, dies at 51

Death
1997

Jeff Sluman wins Tucson Golf Classic

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1997

Ali Abu Kamal opens fire in Empire State Building and kills 1

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1997

American Express Senior Golf Invitational

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1997

NBC TV shows "Schindler's List," completely uncensored, 65M watch

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1997

Tucson Chrysler Golf Classic

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