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 This day in History - February 9
434 Historic Events for February 9
1909

Harald Genzmer, composer

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1909

Heather Angel, Oxford England, actress (Informer, Last of Mohicans)

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1909

John Eustace Theodore Brancker, lawyer/parliamentarian

Birth
1910

Jacques Monod, French biochemist

Birth
1911

Eustace Wenworth Roskill, law lord

Birth
1912

US Tennis Assn amends rule taking bye away from defending champion

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1912

Hubert William Dean, air armaments specialist

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1913

-18] 10 Day Tragedy of Mexico-City; 3,000 die

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1913

Leo van der Kar, masseur/businessman/founder (Sports funds)

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1914

Bill "Rhymes with Wreck" Veeck, baseball club owner

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1914

Ralph Herman, Milwaukee Wisc, orch leader (Circus Time)

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1914

Gypsy Rose Lee, Seattle Wash, stripper (or 0109 or 0208)

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1914

Max Manus, resistance fighter

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1914

Ernest Tubb, Tx, guitarist/singer (I'm Walking the Floor over You)

Birth
1916

Jack Barrett, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1890), dies

Death
1916

Hynek Ignac Frantisek Vojacek, composer, dies at 90

Death
1916

NL votes down a proposal by Giants, Braves, and Cubs to increase club player limit from 21 to 22 (The Reds want to decrease to 20)

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1916

Britain's military service act enforced (conscription)

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1917

Francis Allan, cricket bowler (lefty in 1879 Aust-Eng Test), dies

Death
1918

Emiel van der Straeten, [Delrue], Flemish playwright, dies at 30

Death
1918

Army chaplain school organizes at Ft Monroe Va

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1918

Sacha Guitry's "Deburan," premieres in Paris

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1920

International treaty recognizes Norwegian sovereignty over Svalbard

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1920

Joint Rules Com bans foreign substances and alterations to baseballs

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1921

B M Ducat-Amos, Air Commandant/director (RAF Nursing Service)

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