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 This day in History - February 3
420 Historic Events for February 3
1916

Canada's original Parliament buildings, in Ottawa, burns down

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1916

Vivien Signy, nurse

Birth
1917

US liner Housatonic sunk by German sub and diplomatic relations severed

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1918

Twin Peaks Tunnel longest (11,920') streetcar tunnel begins service

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1918

Joey Bishop, [Gottlieb], Bronx, talk show host (Joey Bishop Show)

Birth
1919

Herbert/Blossom's musical "Velvet Lady," premieres in NYC

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1919

League of Nations 1st meeting (Paris)

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1919

Socialist conference convenes (Berne Switzerland)

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1920

Stan Ockers, Belgian bicyclist (Tour de France 1955, 56)

Birth
1920

Henry Heimlich, doctor/inventor (Heimlich maneuver)

Birth
1920

Bibi Osterwald, New Brunswick NJ, actress (Bridget Loves Bernie)

Birth
1921

Max Wilhelm Zach, composer, dies at 56

Death
1922

Christiaan R de Wet, South African Boer general, dies at 67

Death
1922

Bill Chappell Jr, (Rep-D-FL, 1969- )

Birth
1922

Jean-Pierre Rampal, flutist (Italian Flute Concertos)

Birth
1924

Alexei Ryko elected as Pres of People's commission (succeeds Lenin)

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1924

Woodrow Wilson, 28th pres (1913-21), dies at his home in Wash at 67

Death
1925

John Fiedler, Platville Wisc, actor (Mr Peterson-Newhart)

Birth
1925

Joop C Swart, Dutch publisher/founder (World Press Photo)

Birth
1925

Jaap Eden, Dutch World champion bicyclist/speed skating, dies at 51

Death
1926

Hans-Jochen Vogel, leader of West Germany's Social Democrats (SPD)

Birth
1926

J Roy Rowland, (Rep-D-GA, 1983- )

Birth
1926

Shelley Berman, Chicago, comedian (Son of Blob, Love American Style)

Birth
1926

Glen Tetley, US choreographer

Birth
1926

Arthur Arfons, auto racer/designer (Green Monster 1964-536.71 MPH)

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