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 This day in History - February 5
437 Historic Events for February 5
1909

Grazyna Bacewicz, composer

Birth
1910

Martha van Och-Scholl, German/Dutch resistance fighter (WW II)

Birth
1911

Society of Dutch Composers forms in Amsterdam

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1911

Petrus A Cronj‚, Transvaal Boer general, dies

Death
1912

Zoltan Pongracz, composer

Birth
1912

Willard Parker, NYC, actor (Kiss Me Kate, What A Woman)

Birth
1913

Rozelle Claxton, pianist/arranger

Birth
1914

Alan Hodgkin, British physicist (Nobel 1963)

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1914

William S Burroughs, St Louis, novelist (Naked Lunch)

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1915

Robert Hofstadter, US atomic physicist

Birth
1916

Enrico Caruso recorded "O Solo Mio" for the Victor Talking Machine Co

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1917

Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41

Death
1917

Congress overrides Wilson's veto, curtailing Asian immigration

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1917

Morosco Theater opens at 217 W 45th St NYC (demolished 1982)

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1917

Present Mexican constitution adopted

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1917

Zsa Zsa Gabor, [Zsa Sari], Budapest, actress (Queen of Outer Space)

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1918

1st US pilot to down an enemy airplane, Stephen W Thompson

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1918

Tim Holt, Beverly Hills CA, actor (Stagecoach, Hitler's Children)

Birth
1918

Kara Abulfazogli Karayev, composer

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1918

Charles J "Tim" Holt, US actor (Treasure of Sierra Madre)

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1918

Separation of church and state begins in USSR

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1919

Vasili V Rozanov, Russian philosopher/writer, dies at 62

Death
1919

NL pres John Heydler dismisses charges that Hal Chase bet against his team and threw games in collusion with gamblers

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1919

Andrea George Papandreou, Greek premier (1981-89, 93- )

Birth
1919

Red Buttons, [Aaron Chwatt], Bronx NYC, comedian/actor (Sayonara)

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