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 This day in History - March 7
378 Historic Events for March 7
1940

Mont Canadiens lose record tying NHL 15th straight game at home

Event
1940

Ray Steele beats B Nagurski in St Louis, to become wrestling champ

Event
1940

Harald Gerlach, writer

Birth
1940

Daniel J Travanti, Kenosha Wisc, actor (Frank Furillo-Hill St Blues)

Birth
1940

Viktor Petrovich Savinykh, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-4, T-13, TM-5)

Birth
1940

Rudi [Rudolf] Dutschke, German student leader (Glasnost Berlin)

Birth
1941

British troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

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1941

3rd largest snowfall in NYC history (18.1")

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1941

50,000 British soldiers lands in Greece

Event
1941

Arnold Schering, German musicologist, dies at 63

Death
1941

GĀnther Prien, German commandant (U-47), dies in battle

Death
1942

1st cadets graduated from flying school at Tuskegee

Event
1942

Paul Preuss, US, sci-fi author (Medusa Encounter, Starfire)

Birth
1942

Tammy Faye Bakker, gospel singer/wife of Jim Baker (PTL)

Birth
1942

15 Mk-VB Spitfires reach Malta

Event
1942

Tommy F Robinson, (Rep-D-AR, 1985- )

Birth
1942

U N Kulkarni, cricketer (Indian pace bowler in four Tests 1967-68)

Birth
1942

Al[bert] Tanara, WLAF defensive coach (Amsterdam Admirals)

Birth
1942

Michael Eisner, Mt Kisko NY, CEO (Walt Disney)

Birth
1943

Chris White, rock bassist (Zombies-Never Even Thought)

Birth
1943

Leon Frank Sylvers, rocker

Birth
1943

Carole Peel, Australian softball asst coach (Olympics-bronze-96)

Birth
1943

Gen-major Patton arrives in Djebel Kouif Tunisia

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1944

Japans begins offensive in Burma

Event
1944

Townes Van Zandt, musician

Birth