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 This day in History - May 7
388 Historic Events for May 7
1917

Red Sox Babe Ruth beats Wash Senator Walter Johnson, 1-0

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1918

Argeliers Leon, composer

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1919

Eva (Evita) Per¢n-Duarte, Argentina, 1st lady/actress

Birth
1920

USSR recognizes Georgia's independence

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1921

Gale Robbins, Chic, actress (Fuller Brush Girl, Mr Hex)

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1921

47th Kentucky Derby: Charles Thompson on Behave Yourself wins 2:04.2

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1922

Darren McGavin, Spokane Wash, actor (Night Stalker, Tribes, Turk 182)

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1922

NY Giant Jesse Barnes no-hits Phillies, 2-0

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1922

Belgian soccer team defeats Netherlands: 1-2

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1923

Mine strike at Belgian Borinage railroad

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1923

Anne Baxter, Mich City Ind, actr (Myra-Marcus Welby, Victoria-Hotel)

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1923

Pete V Domenici, (Sen-R-NM, 1973- )

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1924

Peruvian Torre forms APRA, Alianza Popular Revolutionaria Americana

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1925

Pirate shortstop Glenn Wright makes an unassisted triple play

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1925

Phillies have their 8th game postponed in a row

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1926

Val Bisoglio, NYC, actor (Lt Marsh-Police Woman, Danny-Quincy ME)

Birth
1927

SF Municipal Airport (Mills Field) dedicated

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1927

Jim Lowe, Springfield Mass, DJ (WNEW) "King of Trivia"

Birth
1928

John Ingle, actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital)

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1928

England lowers age of women voters from 30 to 21

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1928

Pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder for (Bridge of San Luis Rey)

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1928

Marvin Mitchelson, attorney

Birth
1928

Alexander Afanasii Spendiaryan, composer, dies at 56

Death
1929

Sally L Smith, educator/founder (Lab School of Wash)

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1929

Albert Anselmi, US gangster, murdered by Al Capone

Death