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 This day in History - February 3
420 Historic Events for February 3
1961

6th largest snowfall in NYC history (17.4" (44.2cm))

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1961

Viscount Dunrossil, Gov-Gen of Australia (1959-61), dies at 67

Death
1961

Anna May Wong, actress (Gallery of Mme Lui-Tsang), dies at 54

Death
1961

Keith Gordon, NYC, actor (Dressed to Kill, Legend of Billie Jean)

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1962

Werner Bock, writer, dies

Death
1962

John Uelses pole vaults record 489 cm

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1962

Pres Kennedy bans all trade with Cuba except for food and drugs

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1962

Joe Handle, US baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)

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1963

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Women's Golf Invitational

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1964

"Meet the Beatles" album goes Gold

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1964

Black and Puerto Rican students boycott NYC public schools

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1965

Braves offer Milwaukee $500,000 to terminate their lease a year earlier, the proposal is turned down

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1965

Kathleen Kimont, LA Calif, actress (Fraternity Vacation, Renegade)

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1965

Dorcas Wonsavage, Madison Wis, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)

Birth
1965

105 USAF cadets resigned for cheating on exams

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1965

Maura Tierney, Boston, actress (Lisa-Newsradio)

Birth
1965

Geraldine McCullough wins Widener Gold Medal for Sculpture

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1965

Orbiting Solar Observatory 2 launches into Earth orbit (552/636 km)

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1966

Danny Morrison, cricket pace bowler (NZ since 1987)

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1966

Gillian Bonner, Athens GA, playmate (Apr, 1996)

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1966

June Walker, actress (War Nurses), dies at 65

Death
1966

Sean Patrick Wade, Houston Texas, NZ marathoner (Olympics-96)

Birth
1966

1st operational weather satellite, ESSA-1 launched US

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1966

1st soft landing on Moon (Soviet Luna 9)

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1967

Natalie Hunter, Melbourne VIC Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)

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