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 This day in History - February 4
421 Historic Events for February 4
1908

Gordon Fraser, Lawrence Mass, newscaster (All Star News)

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1908

Emmanuel "Manny" Klein, trumpeter

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1909

Robert Coote, London, actor (Timmy-Rogues, Theodore-Nero Wolfe)

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1909

Kenneth W Howell, English Anglican bishop (Chile/Bolivia/Peru)

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1910

Alfred Mendelsohn, composer

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1910

Uys Krige, South African playwright/novelist (Orphan of the Desert)

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1911

Peter A "Piet" Cronje, South Africa Boer general, dies at about 75

Death
1912

James Craig, Nashville TN, actor (Devil and Daniel Webster, Cyclops)

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1912

Byron Nelson, Fort Worth Tx, PGA golfer (won 19 tournaments in 1945)

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1912

Erich Leinsdorf, Vienna Austria, available conductor and banana eater

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1913

National Institute of Arts and Letters founded

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1913

Louis Perlman patents demountable auto tire-carrying wheel rim

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1913

Woody Hayes, [Wayne], college football coach (Ohio, 1968 coach of yr)

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1913

Rosa Lee Parks, civil rights activist (bus protestor)

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1914

Ida Lupino, London England, actress (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)

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1914

Alfred Andersch, German writer (Red Head)

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1914

US Congress approves Burnett-anti-immigration law

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1915

William Talman, Detroit Mich, actor (Crashout, Hamilton-Perry Mason)

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1915

Experiments to find cause of pellagra begin at Miss Penitentiary

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1916

Colin Morris, playwright/documentary filmmaker

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1916

David Vassall Cox, composer

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1916

Basil Hembry, farmer/campaigner

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1916

Gavin Buchanan Ewart, English poet (Pleasures of the Flesh)

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1917

Belgium Council of Flanders established

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1917

Aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician

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