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 This day in History - February 7
406 Historic Events for February 7
1958

Dutch auto-transmission car DAF 600 introduced

Event
1958

Walter Kingsford, actor (My Favorite Blonde, Fly by Night), dies at 76

Death
1958

1st showing of DAF 600 auto

Event
1958

Michele Drake, La Jolla CA, playmate (May, 1979)

Birth
1958

Manuel Mijares, Mexico, spanish vocalist (Maria Bonita)

Birth
1958

Dodgers officially become the Los Angeles Dodgers, Inc

Event
1959

Cessna lands in Las Vegas after 65 d without landing (refuels in air)

Event
1959

Castro proclaims new Cuban constitution

Event
1959

Dorothy Rigney sells White Sox to Bill Veeck for a reported $27M

Event
1959

"Whoop-Up" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 56 performances

Event
1959

Slim [Eddie Jones] Guitar, rocker, dies at 32

Death
1959

Brian Travers, rock saxophonist (UB40-Red Wine)

Birth
1959

Napoleon Lajorie, baseball player, dies at 83

Death
1959

Sammy Lee, British soccer player

Birth
1959

Daniel F Malan, premier of South Africa (1948-54), dies at 84

Death
1960

Steve Bronski, rock synthesizer (Bronski Beat-Smalltown Boy)

Birth
1960

James Spader, NYC, actor (Endless Love, Wall St, Mannequin)

Birth
1960

Igor V Kurtshatov, Russian nuclear physicist, dies at 57

Death
1960

Old handwriting found in at Qumran, near the Dead Sea

Event
1961

Louis-Ferdinand C‚line, Fren physician/author/anti-semite, dies at 67

Death
1961

Jane Fonda made her acting debut in the NBC drama "A String of Beads"

Event
1962

President Kennedy begins blockade of Cuba

Event
1962

Gas explosion in Luisanthal coal mine Voelklingen Germany kills 298

Event
1962

Arthur Carr, cricketer (11 Tests for Eng 22-29), dies shovelling snow

Death
1962

Alan Sippy, cricketer (dashing Bombay lefty batsman of 1980's)

Birth