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 This day in History - February 3
420 Historic Events for February 3
1870

15th Amendment (Black suffrage) passed

Event
1873

Ernest B Allo, French theologist

Birth
1874

Gertrude Stein, Penn, author (Autobiography of Alice B Toklas)

Birth
1874

Franklyn Dyall, Liverpool England, actor (Easy Virtue)

Birth
1875

Everhardus J Potgieter, writer (Liedekens van Bontekoe), dies at 66

Death
1876

Albert Spalding with $800 starts sporting goods co, manufacturing 1st official baseball, tennis ball, basketball, golf ball, and football

Event
1876

Gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane, dies at 83

Death
1878

Joseph Gordon Coates, PM of New Zealand (1925-28)

Birth
1879

Charles Follis, 1st black NFLer (Shelby, Ohio)

Birth
1880

Arnoldus JH Aerts, bishop of Neth-Guinea (1920-42)

Birth
1882

Trijntje Jansma-Boskma, oldest person in Netherland)

Birth
1882

Circus owner PT Barnum buys his world famous elephant Jumbo

Event
1882

Guglielmo Quarenghi, composer, dies at 55

Death
1883

Camille Bombois, French circus wrestler/painter

Birth
1883

Clarence Mulford, Ill, western writer (Hopalong Cassidy)

Birth
1886

Erwin Kroll, composer

Birth
1887

To avoid disputed natl elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act

Event
1887

Carlo Jachino, composer

Birth
1887

Silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Tramonto del grande attore)

Birth
1887

Georg Trakl, Austrian poet (Autumn of the Lonely)

Birth
1888

Joris Baers, Flemish bibliography/founder (Boekengids)

Birth
1889

Carl Theodor Dreyer, Danish director (Passion of Jeanne d'arc)

Birth
1889

Risto Ryti, Finnish premier/president

Birth
1889

Belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40

Death
1890

Christophorus H D Buys Ballot, Dutch meteorologist, dies at 72

Death