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 This day in History - February 5
437 Historic Events for February 5
1864

Carl Tieke, composer

Birth
1865

Harvey Worthington Loomis, composer

Birth
1865

Battle of Hatcher's Run, VA (Armstrong's Mill, Dabney's Mill)

Event
1866

Arthur Keith, Scottish anthropologist

Birth
1866

Henri [Hendrik J] Hall, Dutch MP/comic (Put a Lid on it)

Birth
1866

Rossetter Gleason Cole, composer

Birth
1867

Casper A Lingbeek, vicar/Dutch MP (HSP, 1925..37)

Birth
1867

Salomon Munk, published Arabic edition of Maimounides, dies

Death
1868

Lodewijk Mortelmans, composer

Birth
1870

1st motion picture shown to a theater audience, Philadelphia

Event
1871

Jovan Ducic, Serb poet (Blue Legends)

Birth
1878

Andr‚-Gustave Citro‰n, France, auto maker

Birth
1879

Edward Rigby, England, actor (Star Look Down, Young and Innocent)

Birth
1879

Joseph Swan demonstrates light bulb using carbon glow

Event
1881

Frederick Leonard Lonsdale, British playwright (Balkan Princess)

Birth
1881

Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85

Death
1881

Phoenix, Az incorporates

Event
1882

Felice Lattuada, composer

Birth
1885

News of fall of Khartoum reaches London

Event
1887

A P Gtersloh, writer

Birth
1887

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy

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1887

Snow falls on SF

Event
1888

Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49

Death
1889

Elias Henry "Patsy" Hendren, cricketer (prolific England bat of 20's)

Birth
1889

Ioan Dumitru Chirescu, composer

Birth