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 This day in History - February 4
421 Historic Events for February 4
1865

Charles Bally, Swiss linguist (Le langage et la vie)

Birth
1865

Robert E Lee is named commander-in-chief of Confederate Army

Event
1865

Hawaiian Board of Education formed

Event
1866

Mary Baker Eddy cures her injuries by opening a bible

Event
1868

Constance Gore-booth Markiewicy, Irish patriot/playwright/MP

Birth
1869

Johan M Dautzenberg, Flemish author/novelist (Future), dies at 60

Death
1874

Robert Liefmann, German economist (Unternehmersverb„nde)

Birth
1875

Raymond Moulaert, composer

Birth
1875

Ludwig Prandtl, Germany, physicist (father of aerodynamics)

Birth
1875

Princess Louise marries Prince Philip von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha in Belg

Event
1876

Victor Jean Leonard Vreuls, composer

Birth
1880

Steele MacKay's "Hazel Kirke," premieres in NYC

Event
1881

Fernand L‚ger, France, painter/ceramist/cubist (City)

Birth
1881

Kliment J Woroshilov, marshal/president USSR (1953-60)

Birth
1884

Rolland Beaumont, cricketer (S African batsman in 5 tests 1912-14)

Birth
1884

Julius Callewaert, Flemish dominican/bringing up children

Birth
1885

Cairine Ray Wilson, Montr‚al, 1st female Canadian senator (appointed)

Birth
1887

Interstate Commerce Act authorizes federal regulation of railroads

Event
1888

Paul Althaus, German theologist (The Christian Truth)

Birth
1889

Walter Catlett, SF CA, actor (Front Page, Tale of 2 Cities)

Birth
1891

Yuri Losmann, Estonia, marathon runner (Olympic-silver 1920)

Birth
1892

Ugo Betti, Italian playwright

Birth
1892

Yrl” Henrik Kilpinen, Finnish composer

Birth
1893

Bernard Rogers, NYC, composer (Warrior, Marriage of Aude, Passion)

Birth
1893

Raymond Dart, Australian paleoanthropologist (Australopithecus)

Birth