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 This day in History - February 23
430 Historic Events for February 23
1928

Vasily Grigoryevich Lazarev, Siberia USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12, 18A)

Birth
1928

Duke of Beaufort

Birth
1929

Eduard W "Ed" Bauer, [Eddy Evers], Dutch actor (Bluejackets)

Birth
1929

Elston Howard, Yankee catcher (1st black NY Yankee/1963 AL MVP)

Birth
1929

Richard Moryl, composer

Birth
1929

R‚gine Crespin, Marseilles France, operatic soprano

Birth
1930

Johnny Seven, NYC, actor (Ironside, Amy Prentiss)

Birth
1930

Jef Geeraerts, Flemish writer (Black Venus)

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1930

Gerry Davis, writer

Birth
1930

Imre Gyongyossy, film Maker

Birth
1930

Harry Boldt, German Fed Rep, equestrian dressage (Olympic-gold-1976)

Birth
1930

Mabel Normand, actress/director (Extra Girl), dies at 35

Death
1930

Horst Wessel, German nazi lyricist (Fahne Hoch), dies at 22

Death
1931

Nellie Melba, [Helen Mitchell], Australian soprano, dies

Death
1931

Tom Wesselman, US sculptor (Great American Nudes)

Birth
1933

Donna J Stone, poet

Birth
1933

Lee Calhoun, Laurel Miss, hurdler (Olympics-gold-56, 60)

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1933

Lee Quencey Calhoun, Laurel MS, 110m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1956, 60)

Birth
1934

Lady Digby

Birth
1934

Edward William Elgar, English composer (Coronation Ode), dies at 76

Death
1934

Augusto Sandino, Nicaraguan patriot, assassinated by National Guard

Death
1934

Casey Stengel becomes manager of Brooklyn Dodgers

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1934

Coronation of King Leopold III of Belgium

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1935

Jan Duiker, Dutch architect (Hotel Gooiland), dies at 44

Death
1936

1st rocket air mail flight, Greenwood Lake, NY

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