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 This day in History - February 7
406 Historic Events for February 7
1985

NY Devil Don Lever becomes 57th NHLer to score 300 goals

Event
1985

Marshall U's Bruce Morris scores a basket from 92'5¬"

Event
1985

Tina Majorino, actress, (Waterworld, When a Man Loves a Woman)

Birth
1985

"New York, New York" became the official anthem of NYC

Event
1986

Armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/lyricist, dies at 81

Death
1986

Philippine Corazon Aquino defeats incumbent dictator Ferdinand Marcos but fraudulent returns gave the election to Marcos

Event
1986

Haiti's President-for-Life Jean-Claude Duvalier flees to France Henri Namphy becomes leader of Haiti

Event
1986

US female Figure Skating championship won by Debi Thomas

Event
1987

"Ronnies Rap" by Ron and DC Crew peaks at #93

Event
1987

US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano

Event
1987

Madonna's "Open Your Heart," single goes #1

Event
1987

Dennis Conner and Stars and Stripes bring America's Cup back to US

Event
1987

David Savoy Jr, rock manager (Hsker Du), commits suicide at 24

Death
1988

Lin[wood V] Carter, US, sci-fi writer (Lost World of Time), dies at 57

Death
1988

38th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 138-133 at Chicago

Event
1988

Heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson marries actress Robin Givens

Event
1988

NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 15-6

Event
1988

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic

Event
1989

40th NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 9-5 at Edmonton

Event
1989

Tennis superstar Bj”rn B”rg, apparently attempts suicide in Milan

Event
1990

Dom Heider Camara, nonviolent/human rights Bishop of Brazil, dies

Death
1990

Jimmy Van Heusen, composer (Call Me Irresponsible), dies at 77

Death
1990

Nathan Wartels, publisher (Crown), dies at 88 of pneumonia

Death
1990

Karachi police kill 22 anti-nationalistic demonstrators

Event
1990

Lisa Leslie of Morningside HS in Inglewood Calif scores 101 in 1st half, South Torrance HS decides not to play 2nd half and loses 102-24

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