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 This day in History - February 4
421 Historic Events for February 4
1894

Antoine J "Adolphe" Sax, instrument maker (saxophone), dies at 79

Death
1895

Hanns [Johann] Rauter, German SS-lt-general/SS police chief in Neth

Birth
1895

Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor, Dutch historian (Erflaters)

Birth
1895

1st rolling lift bridge opens, Chicago

Event
1895

Faustina Hasse Hodges, composer, dies at 71

Death
1896

Henry David Leslie, composer, dies at 73

Death
1896

Friedrich Glauser, writer

Birth
1897

Ludwig Erhard, chancellor of Germany (CDU)

Birth
1899

Revolt against US occupation of Philippines

Event
1900

Jacques Pr‚vert, France, poet/screenwriter (Paroles)

Birth
1902

Charles A Lindbergh, Detroit, pilot (1st fly solo across Atlantic)

Birth
1903

Siro Cisilino, composer

Birth
1903

Frank Howley, Hampton NY, Brig General (Answers for Americans)

Birth
1903

Edwin Denby, Tientsin China, US dance critic/poet (Snoring in N)

Birth
1903

Berend van den Amstel, [Bernard CED Hattink], actor (Beatrice)

Birth
1903

Stanley Cup: Montreal AAA beat Winn Victorias, 2 games to 1 and 1 tie

Event
1903

Alexander Oppenheim, mathematician

Birth
1904

John Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin

Event
1904

Herman B Wiardi Beckman, Dutch politician (SDAP)/resistance fighter

Birth
1904

MacKinlay Kantor, Webster City Iowa, novelist (Andersonville)

Birth
1904

Predrag Milosevic, composer

Birth
1905

Eddie Foy Jr, New Rochelle NY, actor (Eddie-Fair Exchange)

Birth
1906

Clyde William Tombaugh, US, astronomer (discovered Pluto)

Birth
1906

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologist (Confessing Church)

Birth
1906

Primo Carnera, Italian boxer (champ-1933)

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