World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - February 7
406 Historic Events for February 7
1948

Omar Bradley succeeds Dwight Eisenhower as Army Chief of Staff

Event
1948

Jimmy Greenspoon, LA Cal, rock organist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)

Birth
1948

"Red" McKenzie, blues-jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper), dies

Death
1948

"Cradle Will Rock" closes at Mansfield Theater NYC after 34 perfs

Event
1949

Sunil Wettimuny, cricket (Sri Lanka open batsman 1975-79 World Cups)

Birth
1949

Alan Lancaster, bassist (Status Quo-Down Down, On the Level)

Birth
1949

Joe DiMaggio becomes 1st $100,000/year baseball player (NY Yankees)

Event
1950

Sen Joe McCarthy finds "communists" in US Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Event
1950

Burt Hooton, baseball player

Birth
1950

Dan Quisenberry, baseball pitcher (KC Royals)

Birth
1950

Georges Bidault forms French govt

Event
1950

Marilyn Cochran, Burlington Vt, skier (Olympics-1972)

Birth
1950

US and Great-Britain recognize Bao Dai Vietnamese regime

Event
1951

Manfred Schumann, German FR, bobsled (Olympic-silver/bronze-1976)

Birth
1951

Benny Ayala, baseball player

Birth
1953

Robert Brazile, NFLer

Birth
1954

Jan Adam Maklakiewicz, composer, dies at 54

Death
1954

Miguel Ferrer, Santa Monica CA, actor (Robocop)

Birth
1955

Charlie Puleo, baseball player

Birth
1955

Rolf Benirschke, Boston, NFL place kicker/TV host (Wheel of Fortune)

Birth
1956

Autherine Lucy, 1st black admitted to U of Alabama, is expelled

Event
1956

Garth Brooks, Tulsa Okla, country vocalist (No Fences)

Birth
1957

Carney Lansford, baseball player

Birth
1957

Damaso Garcia, baseball player

Birth
1957

Rudolph Reti, composer, dies at 71

Death