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 This day in History - February 23
430 Historic Events for February 23
1916

George Abel, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972)

Birth
1916

Martindale Sidwell, organist/conductor

Birth
1916

William Walsh, academic

Birth
1917

February revolution begins in Russia

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1917

Kenneth Tobey, actor (Chuck-Whirlybirds) [or Mar 23]

Birth
1918

Dom Aelred Watkin, headmaster (Downside School)

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1919

Johnny Carey, soccer star

Birth
1919

Lord Ezra

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1919

Fascist Party forms in Italy by Benito Mussolini

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1920

Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer, dies at 61

Death
1920

David Wright, poet

Birth
1920

Hall Overton, Bangor Michigan, composer (Enchanted Pear Tree)

Birth
1920

Lord St Levan

Birth
1921

1st US transcontinental air mail flight arrives in NYC from SF

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1923

Great Britain lowers import duty on German products from 26% to 5%

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1923

German Republic day with laws against worker

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1923

Gery Florizoone, Flemish poet

Birth
1924

Lejaren Hiller, composer

Birth
1924

Thomas Woodrow Wilson, 28th US President (1913-21), dies

Death
1925

Louis Stokes, (Rep-D-OH, 1969- )

Birth
1925

Ian Smith, cricket leg-spinner (S Afr 1947-58 avg 64.08)

Birth
1926

Regine Crespin, French vocalist (Sheherazade, Les Nuits D'ete)

Birth
1927

Pres Coolidge creates Federal Radio Commission (FCC)

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1927

Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer, dies at 79

Death
1927

Ivan Hrusovsky, composer

Birth