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 This day in History - February 5
437 Historic Events for February 5
1889

Ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (1st Lancastrian to score 100 100's)

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1891

Elizabeth Ryan, Anaheim Calif, doubles tennis champ (6 time Wimbled)

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1891

Karl L Schmidt, German/Swiss theologist (Urchristentum)

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1892

George Saiko, writer

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1893

Alfred Naess skates world record 500m (49.4 sec)

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1893

Roman Ingarden, Polish philosopher (Studia philosophica)

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1894

Female suffrage organization in Amsterdam forms

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1897

Dirk U Stikker, director (Heineken)/Dutch foreign minister/NATO

Birth
1897

Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42

Death
1897

Marcel Proust meets Jean Lorrain in a pistol duel

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1900

Adlai E Stevenson, (Gov-D-Ill), pres candidate (D) (1952, 1956)

Birth
1900

British troops under Gen Buller occupy Vaal Krantz, Natal

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1901

Pierpont Morgan forms US Steel Corp

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1901

Loop-the-loop centrifugal RR (roller coaster) patented by Ed Prescot

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1902

Bronislaw Kaper, composer

Birth
1903

Joan Whitney Payson, owner (NY Mets and horse stables)

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1903

Nathaniel Owings, Indianapolis, architect (Oak Ridge, TN; Sears)

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1903

Ivan Galamian, Tabriz Persia, violinist

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1904

American occupation of Cuba ends

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1906

John Carradine, Greenwich Village NY, actor (Grapes of Wrath, Howling)

Birth
1907

Pierre E J Pflimlin, premier France

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1907

Norton Simon, business executive (Simon and Schuster)

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1907

Jan Klaasesz, Dutch governor Suriname (1949-56)

Birth
1907

Arnold Sch”nberg's 1st string quartet premieres in Vienna

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1907

Ludwig Thuille, composer, dies at 45

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