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 This day in History - February 4
421 Historic Events for February 4
1957

Miguel Covarrubias, Mexican illustrator, dies

Death
1958

Hall of Fame fails to elect anyone for 1st time since 1950

Event
1958

Frederik de Merode, Belgian prince, dies at 46

Death
1958

"Oh, Captain!" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 192 performances

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1958

Mary Ann Pascal, actress (Samantha-Brothers)

Birth
1958

Werner Schwab, writer

Birth
1959

Israel begins exporting copper ore

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1959

Una O'Connor, actress (Banjo, Invisible Man), dies at 78

Death
1959

Zenani Mandela, daughter of Nelson and Winnie Mandela

Birth
1959

Lawrence Taylor, [LT], NFL's greatest linebacker (NY Giants)

Birth
1960

Lionel Bart's musical "Fings ain't wot they used t'be," premieres

Event
1960

BBWAA voters fail to elect a new Hall of Fame member

Event
1960

Pamelyn Ferdin, actress (Happy Birthday Wanda June, Tool Box Murders)

Birth
1960

Giants move their offices to Candlestick Park

Event
1961

Sputnik 7 launches into Earth orbit; probable Venus probe failure

Event
1961

Denis Savard, Pointe Gatineau Ca, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)

Birth
1961

Vern Fleming, LIC NY, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1984)

Birth
1962

Dan Plesac, Gary IN, pitcher (Pitts Pirates)

Birth
1962

Clint Black, Long Branch NJ, country vocalist (A Better Man)

Birth
1962

Russian newspaper Izvestia reports baseball is an old Russian game

Event
1962

Vern Fleming, NBA guard (NJ Nets)

Birth
1962

"Gay Life" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 113 performances

Event
1962

US female Figure Skating championship won by Barbara Roles

Event
1962

US male Figure Skating championship won by Monty Hoyt

Event
1963

Jane Leary, Sydney Australia, golfer (1992 Australian Amateur Champ)

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