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 This day in History - February 7
406 Historic Events for February 7
1900

British troops vacate Vaal Krantz, Natal

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1900

Labour Party forms in England

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1901

Bob den Doolaard, [Cornelis Spoelstra], Dutch writer (Grape Pickers)

Birth
1901

Benjamin Edward Woolf, composer, dies at 64

Death
1901

Queen Wilhelmina marries Prince Heinrich von Mecklenburg-Schwerin

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1902

Ethelda Blebtrey, Waterford NY, 100m swimmer (Olympic-gold-1920)

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1903

VVV '03 Soccer team forms in Venlo

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1904

Baltimore catches fire (1500 buildings destroyed in 80 blocks)

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1904

Milton Krims, writer (Speed)

Birth
1905

Dominican Rep signs treaty turning over customs collection to US

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1905

Olf S von Euler-Chelpin, Swedish physiologist

Birth
1905

Paul Nizan, French journalist/writer (L'Humanit‚, La Conspiration)

Birth
1905

Ulf Svante von Euler, Sweden, physiologist (Nobel 1970)

Birth
1905

Oklahoma admitted to statehood

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1906

Henry P'u-i, last emperor of China, puppet emperor of Manchukuo

Birth
1907

Arthur George Bottomley, politician

Birth
1908

Connie Mack sells hurler Rube Waddell to St Louis Browns for $5,000

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1909

Joseph "Poeske" Scherens, Flem cyclist (champ sprinter 1932-37) [OS]

Birth
1910

Buster Crabbe, 400m US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1932)

Birth
1910

Edmond Rostand's "Chantecler," premieres in Paris

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1911

Harry Graham, cricketer (6 Test for Australia 1893-96, 301 runs), dies

Death
1912

Jane Ross, Spokane Wash, actress (Audrey-Phyllis, Coed Fever)

Birth
1912

Derek Farr, London, actor (8 O'Clock Walk, Doctor at Large)

Birth
1912

2nd Dutch 11 city skate (Coen de Koenig wins (11:40)

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1914

Charlie Chaplin debuts "The Tramp" in "Kid Auto Races at Venice"

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