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On This Day: February 05th

This is 36th day of the year and 329 days remain in the year.

in history
1811
After George III was declared insane, the Prince of Wales became Prince Regent of England, and later George IV.
1917
Mexico adopted its present constitution.
1917
Congress passed the Immigration Act, which restricted Asian immigration, over President Wilson's veto.
1937
FDR proposed increasing the number of Supreme Court justices—"packing" the court.
1994
Byron De La Beckwith was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Medgar Evers, 30 years after the crime in Jackson, Mississippi.
1997
Under international pressure, three of Switzerland's biggest banks created a fund worth 100 million Swiss francs for Holocaust victims and their families.
February 05 BirthdaysAdlai Stevenson1900–1965, American Statesman.
Hank Aaronbaseball player
Jeremy Sumpteractor
Jennifer Jason Leighactress
Norton Simonfood industry executive, art collector
Belle Starroutlaw
Sir Robert Peelstatesman
Dwight L. Moodyevangelist



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