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On This Day: February 07th

This is 38th day of the year and 327 days remain in the year.

in history
1795
The 11th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified.
1904
Disastrous fire destroyed more than 1,500 buildings in downtown Baltimore.
1926

Carter G. Woodson founded Negro History Week, which later evolved into Black History Month.

1964
The Beatles arrived in the U.S. for the first time.
1971
Women in Switzerland were finally granted suffrage.
1974
The island of Grenada won its independence from Britain
1990
The Communist Party of the Soviet Union allowed other parties to compete for power.
1991
Jean-Bertrand Aristide sworn in as first democratically-elected president of Haiti.
February 07 BirthdaysFrederick Douglass1817–1895, American Abolitionist.
Garth Brookscountry singer
James Spaderactor
Chris Rockcomedian
Ashton Kutcheractor
Sinclair Lewisnovelist
Sir Thomas Morestatesman
Charles Dickensnovelist
John Deereindustrialist and manufacturer
Eubie Blakepianist and composer
Laura Ingalls Wilderauthor
An Wangcomputer entrepreneur



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