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 This day in History - February 23
430 Historic Events for February 23
1889

Cyril Delevanti, England, actor (Lucius-Jefferson Davis, Black Eye)

Birth
1889

Frederik M baron of Asbeck, Dutch lawyer (League of Nations)

Birth
1892

Kathleen Harrison, actress (Fast Lady, Big Money, West 11)

Birth
1892

1st college student govt forms at Bryn Mawr Penn

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1894

Stanley Cup: Montreal AAA's awarded cup by trustees as Ottawa refuses to travel to Toronto to play

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1895

Richard Goolden, London England, actor (School for Husbands)

Birth
1895

Jaap Eden skates world record 10km (17:56)

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1895

William Heard, AME minister and educator, named minister to Liberia

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1896

Tootsie Roll introduced by Leo Hirshfield

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1897

Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68

Death
1898

In France, Emile Zola is imprisoned for writing his "J'accuse" letter accusing government of anti-Semitism and wrongly jailing Alfred Dreyfus

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1898

Reinhard Herbig, German archaeologist

Birth
1899

E Langg„sser, writer

Birth
1899

Erich K„stner, Dresden German author (Emil and the Detective)

Birth
1900

Elinor Remick Warren, composer

Birth
1900

William Butterfield, architect of the Gothic revival, dies

Death
1900

Steamer "Rio de Janeiro" sinks in SF Bay

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1900

Battle at Hart's Hill, South-Africa (Boers vs British army)

Event
1901

Aartje W "Mien" van It Sant-van Bommel, author (Mieke-serial)

Birth
1902

Samuel R Gardiner, British historian (Oliver Cromwell), dies at 72

Death
1903

Friedrich Grutzmacher, composer, dies at 70

Death
1903

Albert Cahen, composer, dies at 57

Death
1903

Cuban state of Guantanamo leased to USA

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1903

Grigori V Aleksandrov, Russian director (Veselye Rebjata)

Birth
1904

US acquired control of the Panama Canal Zone for $10 million

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