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 This day in History - February 7
406 Historic Events for February 7
1831

Belgium adopts it's Constitution

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1833

Ricardo Palma, Peru, writer/poet (Tradiciones Peruanas)

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1834

Dmitri I Mendelejev, Russian chemist (Periodic Table)

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1836

"Sketches by Boz" (essays) published by Charles Dickens

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1837

James Augustus Henry Murray, Scotland, created Oxford Dictionary

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1839

Nicolaas G Pierson, Dutch banker/Suriname premier (1897-1901)

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1839

Henry Clay declares in Senate "I had rather be right than president"

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1842

Alexandre Ribit, premier (France)

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1847

Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor

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1857

F‚lix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65

Death
1862

Bernard Maybeck, US architect (Palace of Fine Arts, SF)

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1862

Federal fleet attack on Roanoke Island NC

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1862

Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61

Death
1863

Mieczyslaw Soltys, composer

Birth
1864

Federal troops occupy Jacksonville, Florida

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1864

Ricardo Castro Herrera, composer

Birth
1864

Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet)

Birth
1865

John Henry Winder, US Confederate brig-gen/provost marshal, dies at 64

Death
1866

Raf[ael] Verhulst, [Koen Ravestein], Flemish writer (Jesus of Nazarus)

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1867

Laura Ingalls Wilder, Wisc, kid book author (Little House on Prarie)

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1869

Jindrich S Baar, Czech pastor/writer (Jan Cimbura)

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1870

Alfred Adler, Austria, psychiatrist (Inferiority Complex)

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1871

Karl Wilhelm Eugen Stenhammer, composer

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1872

Nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis, Greek lawyer/diplomat/foreign minister

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1872

Alcorn A and M College opens

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