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 This day in History - February 3
420 Historic Events for February 3
1927

Uprising against regime of general Carmona in Portugal

Event
1928

C V Gadkari, cricketer (Indian batsman in 6 Tests 1953-55)

Birth
1928

Mr [Fred] Rogers, Latrobe, Pa, kid host (Mr Roger's Neighorhood)

Birth
1929

Val Doonican, Irish singer/entertainer

Birth
1929

Russell Arms, Berkeley Calif, vocalist (Your Hit Parade)

Birth
1929

Revolutionary Socialist Party forms in Amsterdam

Event
1930

Joan Rice, actress (Payroll, Steel Key, Curtain Up)

Birth
1930

Vietnamese Communistic Party forms

Event
1930

William Howard Taft, resigns as chief justice for health reasons

Event
1931

Arkansas legislature passes motion to pray for soul of H L Mencken after he calls state "apex of moronia"

Event
1931

G”ran J S Palm, Swedish poet/writer (Hudens Bes”k)

Birth
1931

Hans Schardt, Swiss geologist, dies at 72

Death
1932

Peggy Ann Garner, Canton Ohio, actress (Little Women, Daisy Kenyon)

Birth
1932

J P "Pom-Pom" Felloes-Smith, cricketer (S Afr batsman v England 1960)

Birth
1932

Maria Itkina, USSR, sprinter (9 world records)

Birth
1933

1st interstate legislative conference in US opens, Washington, DC

Event
1933

Paul S Sarbanes, (Sen-D-MD, 1977- )

Birth
1933

Marinus van der Lubbe departs to Berlin

Event
1933

German minister G”ring bans social-democratic newspaper Vorw„rts

Event
1934

Jeremy Kemp, Chesterfield England, actor (Winds of War)

Birth
1935

Johnny "Guitar" Watson, rock guitarist

Birth
1936

Bobby Simpson, cricketer (great Australian batsman/capt/coach/slip)

Birth
1936

Robert Simpson, Australian cricket player/manager

Birth
1937

Bradman scores 212 (in 441 minutes!) in 5th Test Cricket v England

Event
1938

Armando Palacio Vald‚s, Spanish writer (El Cuarto Poder), dies at 84

Death