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 This day in History - February 3
420 Historic Events for February 3
1890

Charles [Andy] Correll, Peoria Ill, actor (Calvin and Colonel)

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1890

Heinrich Barth, Swiss philosopher (Problem des B”sen)

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1891

Peter H "Paul" Huf, actor/director (Great Neth Stage)

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1891

Jan Donner, Dutch minister of Justice (1926-33)

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1892

Russia closes down Yeshiva of Volozhin

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1894

Juan Negr¡n, PM of Spanish Republic (1936-39)

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1894

1st US steel sailing vessel, Dirigo, launched, Bath, Me

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1894

Norman Rockwell, US, artist/illustrator (Sat Evening Post covers)

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1895

Nick Kenny, Astoria NYC, columnist/songwriter (Nick Kenny Show)

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1895

Izak Buys, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1922, 0 and 4*, 0-52)

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1895

Victor Raul Haya de la Torre, politician (APRA-Peru) [or Feb 22]

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1895

Wilhelm Mauseth skates world record 500 m (46.8 secs)

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1896

Johannes Urzidil, writer

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1898

Paul Urysohn, Russian mathematician

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1898

Alvar Aalto, Finland, architect (Finlandia House)

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1899

Forrest "Red" DeBernardi, basketball hall of famer (elected 1961)

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1899

Doris Speed, actress (Annie-Coronation Street)

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1900

Mabel Mercer, English cabaret vocalist (Fly Me to the Moon)

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1900

Rival forces fight for control of the Union Park ball grounds in Balt

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1900

Ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer, dies at 33

Death
1901

Dutch troops under Gen Van Heutsz conquer Batu Ili‰ on Sumatra

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1902

Isaac Fransen van der Putten, Dutch PM (1866), dies

Death
1902

Ram¢n [J] Sender, [Garc‚s], Spanish writer (El Lugar del Hombre)

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1903

Priaulx Rainier, composer

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1903

Frederick Lugard occupies Kano West Africa

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