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Daily Calendar for Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Born

  • John Deere (farm equipment manufacturer)
  • Charles Dickens (author)
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder (author)
  • Sinclair Lewis (novelist)
  • James Spader (actor)
  • Garth Brooks (musician)
  • Chris Rock (comedian & actor)
  • Steve Nash (basketball player)
  • Ashton Kutcher (actor)
  • Tina Majorino (actress)

Died

  • Doug Henning (magician)
  • Dale Evans (actress)
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh (aviator & author)
  • Richard Hatch (actor, writer, producer)

Events

  • Madame Francisquy Hutin first introduced ballet in the U.S. when she staged The Deserter at the Bowery Theater in New York City
  • American Guernsey Cattle Club founded, in New York City
  • Fire began that destroyed 1,526 buildings, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aviatrix Amelia Earhart wed George Putnam
  • Walt Disney’s movie Pinocchio debuted
  • Shoe rationing was announced in the United States in response to the shortage of leather during World War II. Citizens were restricted to three pairs of new shoes a year until 1945
  • U.S. astronaut, Bruce McCandless II, became the first human to fly in space with a jet backpack while untethered to a spacecraft
  • Stardust probe launched, Cape Canaveral, Florida

Weather

  • Gouverneur, New York, recorded a temperature of -40 degrees F
  • Snow accumulated a foot deep, Berrien County, Michigan

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