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 This day in History - February 4
421 Historic Events for February 4
1939

Glenn Cunningham (top miler) says 4-min mile beyond human effort

Event
1939

Henri W A Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell), dies at 72

Death
1940

George A Romero, actor/director (Creepshow, Martin, 2 Evil Eyes)

Birth
1941

Former Dutch premier De Geer flies to Berlin

Event
1941

John Steel, rock drummer (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)

Birth
1941

Johann Peter Kirsch, Luxembourg church historian, dies at 79

Death
1941

United Service Organization (USO) founded

Event
1941

British tanks occupy Maus Libya

Event
1942

Johnny Gamble, rocker (Classics)

Birth
1942

Clinton Pierce becomes 1st US general wounded in action in WW II

Event
1943

Frank Calder, 1st NHL president, dies

Death
1943

Bertolt Brecht's "Der gute Mensch von Sezuan," premieres in Zurich

Event
1943

Cheryl Miller, Sherman Oaks Calif, actress (Paula-Daktari, Born Free)

Birth
1944

Florence LaRue Gordon, Penn, rocker (5th Dimension-One Less Bell)

Birth
1944

Daniel A Mica, (Rep-D-FL, 1979- )

Birth
1944

US 7th Infantry Division captures Kwajalein

Event
1944

Jean Anouilh's "Antigone," premieres in Paris

Event
1945

David Brenner, Phila, comedian/TV talk show host (Nightlife)

Birth
1945

FDR, Churchill and Stalin meet at Yalta

Event
1946

Roy Yeager, Doraville Ga, rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section)

Birth
1946

Margarete Boie, writer, dies

Death
1946

Mary Meyer, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-silver-1968)

Birth
1946

Garson Kanin's "Born Yesterday," premieres in NYC

Event
1947

Jeannie Wilson, Memphis Tenn, actress (Simon and Simon, Stir Crazy)

Birth
1947

Sanford Bishop, (Rep-D-Georgia)

Birth