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 This day in History - February 4
421 Historic Events for February 4
1931

Isabel Per¢n, [Maria Martinez], dancer/president Argentina

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1931

National League adopts a deader baseball

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1932

Ivan Davis, Electra Tx, pianist/writer (Hunger, Corn is Green)

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1932

Japanese troop occupy Harbin, Manchuria

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1932

3rd Winter Olympic games open in Lake Placid, NY

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1933

-Feb 10] Crew of Dutch "7 Provinces" mutiny after pay cuts

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1933

German Pres Von Hindenburg limits freedom of the press

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1934

Jouko Sakari Linjama, composer

Birth
1935

Martti Talvela, Hiitola Karelia Finland, operatic basso

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1935

Wallis Mathias, cricketer (1st non-Muslim to play for Pakistan)

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1936

1st radioactive substance produced synthetically (radium E)

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1936

Gary Conway, Boston Mass, actor (Burke's Law, Land of the Giants)

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1936

Daan van Golden, Dutch sculptor

Birth
1937

Magnar Solberg, Norway, 20K biathalete (Olympic-gold-1968, 72)

Birth
1937

Jim Margie, Philadelphia, bowls 900 in 3 (unsanctioned) games

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1937

John Devitt, Australia, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1960)

Birth
1937

Collin Wilcox, Highlands NC, actor (To Kill a Mocking Bird)

Birth
1938

Hitler seizes control of German army and puts Nazi in key posts

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1938

"Our Town," by Thornton Wilder opens on Broadway

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1938

Donald W Riegle Jr, (Sen-D-MI, 1976- )

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1939

Jacques Charlier, Belgian sculptor

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1939

Jane Bryant Quinn, newspaper and television reporter

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1939

John Schuck, Boston Mass, comedian (McMillan and Wife, Holmes and Yoyo)

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1939

Stan Lundine, (Rep-D-NY, 1976-86)

Birth
1939

Edward Sapir, US linguist/cultural antropologist (indian), dies at 55

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