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 This day in History - February 7
406 Historic Events for February 7
1875

Erkki Gustav Melartin, composer

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1875

Walter Courvoisier, composer

Birth
1876

Pres Grants private-secretary Orville acquitted in Whiskey Ring

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1877

1st Guernsey Cattle Club organizes (NYC)

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1877

Feliks Nowowiejski, composer

Birth
1877

Godfrey H Hardy, England, number theorist

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1877

Julius Curtius, German minister of Foreign affairs (1929-..)

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1878

Ossip Gabrilovich, composer

Birth
1878

Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85

Death
1881

Battle at Ingogo, Transvaal: Boers beat superior British forces

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1881

Fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73

Death
1882

Last bare knuckle champion John L Sullivan KOs Paddy Ryan in Miss

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1883

Eubie Blake, ragtime composer/pianist (Memories of You)

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1883

Paul de Backer, Belgian radiologist

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1883

Lt-colonel Borgnis-Desbordes founds Fort Bamako Niger

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1884

Canadian Rugby Football Union forms

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1885

Sinclair Lewis, novelist/social critic (Main Street, Nobel 1930)

Birth
1889

Astronomical Society of Pacific holds 1st meeting in SF

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1891

Great Blizzard of 1891 begins

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1891

Joachim Stutschewsky, composer

Birth
1896

Jacob Paludan, Danish pharmacist/writer (Jírgen Stein)

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1896

Harold Hoffman, South Amboy NJ, (Gov-NJ)

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1897

Quincy Porter, New Haven Ct, composer

Birth
1897

Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49

Death
1899

Arvid Pelshe, Latvian Communist leader, CPSU Politburo member

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