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 This day in History - February 7
406 Historic Events for February 7
1938

Robert Frank Baksa, composer

Birth
1940

Francis Ford, cricketer (5 Tests for Engld v Australia 1894-95), dies

Death
1940

British railroads nationalized

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1940

Walt Disney's 2nd feature-length movie, "Pinocchio," premieres (NYC)

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1940

Gary Bond, England, actor (Outback, Zulu, Anne of Thousand Days)

Birth
1941

Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey Orch record "Everything Happens to Me"

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1942

Dorando di Desiderio Pietri, marathoner (Oly-gold-1908), dies at 56

Death
1942

1st indoor 15' pole vault (Cornelius Warmerdam 15' 3/8")

Event
1942

Ton [ACHM] de Kok, Dutch MP (CDA)

Birth
1943

Shoe rationing begins in US (may purchase up to 3 more pairs in 1942)

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1944

Berend baron van Voorst tot Voorst, Dutch foreign state sect (CDA)

Birth
1944

Berry [AH] Esselink, Dutch MP (CDA)

Birth
1944

Bing Crosby records "Swinging on a Star" for Decca Records

Event
1944

Germans launch counteroffensive at Anzio Italy

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1944

Michael A Andrews, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )

Birth
1945

US 76th/5th Infantry divisions begin crossing Sauer

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1945

General Douglas MacArthur returns to Manila

Event
1945

Pres Truman appoints Irwin C Mollison judge of US Customs Court

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1945

Pete Postlethwaite, actor (The Boxer)

Birth
1945

Gerald Davies, British rugby player

Birth
1946

Hector Babenco, director (Ironweed, Kiss of the Spider Woman)

Birth
1946

Lawrence Ascott, rocker (Isotope)

Birth
1946

Filibuster in US Senate kills FEPC bill

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1946

Sammy Johns, rocker (Politics, Religion and Her)

Birth
1947

Arabs and Jews reject British proposal to split Palestine

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