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 This day in History - February 3
420 Historic Events for February 3
1945

Almost 1000 Flying Fortresses drop 3000 ton bombs on Berlin

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1945

Walt Disney's "3 Caballeros" released

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1947

Paul Auster, US author/poet/director (Mr Vertigo, Smoke)

Birth
1947

Melanie, [Safka], Astoria, vocalist/songwriter (Candles in Rain)

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1947

Koos Alberts, [Krommenhoek], Dutch vocalist (Many More Years to Come)

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1947

Dave Davies, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Kinks-Lola)

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1947

Chose Alberts, [Krommenhoek], vocalist (Yet Many Years)

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1947

Joe Coleman, baseball pitcher (Washington, Detroit)

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1947

1st black reporter in Congressional press gallery (Percival Prattis)

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1947

Anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director, dies at 74

Death
1947

Marc A "Pete" Mitscher, US lt-adm (WW II-Task Force 58), dies at 60

Death
1947

Bradman bowled by Alec Bedser for a duck in 4th Test Cricket

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1947

-81øF (-63øC), Snag Yukon (North American record)

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1948

Dick Button becomes 1st world figure skating champion from US

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1949

Oscar Benton, Dutch blues vocalist/guitarist (Ze is Zoals Jij)

Birth
1950

Lizzie Borden, director/writer (Love Crimes, Working Girls)

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1950

Michael Dickinson, British(?) reorganizer

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1950

Morgan Fairchild, [Patsy McClenny], Dallas Tx, actress (Falcon Crest)

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1950

Karl Seitz, president of Austria, dies at 80

Death
1950

Nuclear physicist Klaus Fuchs arrested on spy charges

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1951

Dick Button wins US skating title for 6th time

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1951

Tennessee Williams' "Rose Tattoo," premieres in NYC

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1951

Largest purse to date in horse racing, $144,323, won by Great Circle

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1951

"Victor Borge Show," debuts on NBC TV

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1951

Felipe Munoz, M‚xico, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)

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