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  • Preussisch Eylau, East Prussia (Present Day Bagrationovsk, Russia)
    Saturday Feb 07, 1807

    Napoleon

    Battle of Eylau

    Preussisch Eylau, East Prussia (Present Day Bagrationovsk, Russia)
    Saturday Feb 07, 1807

    Napoleon marched against the advancing Russian armies through Poland and was involved in the bloody stalemate at the Battle of Eylau in February 1807.




  • Lynchburg, Virginia, U.S.
    Friday Feb 07, 1919

    Desmond Doss: Hacksaw Ridge

    Birth

    Lynchburg, Virginia, U.S.
    Friday Feb 07, 1919

    Desmond Doss was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, to William Thomas Doss (1893–1989), a carpenter, and Bertha Edward Doss (née Oliver) (1899–1983), a homemaker and shoe factory worker. His mother raised him as a devout Seventh-day Adventist and instilled Sabbath-keeping, nonviolence, and a vegetarian lifestyle in his upbringing. He grew up in the Fairview Heights area of Lynchburg, Virginia, alongside his older sister Audrey and younger brother Harold.




  • Lynchburg, Virginia, U.S.
    Friday Feb 07, 1919

    Desmond Doss

    Born

    Lynchburg, Virginia, U.S.
    Friday Feb 07, 1919

    Desmond Doss was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, to William Thomas Doss (1893–1989), a carpenter, and Bertha Edward Doss (née Oliver) (1899–1983), a homemaker and shoe factory worker.




  • Arganda del Rey, Madrid, Spain
    Monday Feb 07, 1927

    Spanish Civil War

    Battle of Jarama

    Arganda del Rey, Madrid, Spain
    Monday Feb 07, 1927

    The consolidation of various militias into the Republican Army had started in December 1936. The main Nationalist advance to cross the Jarama and cut the supply to Madrid by the Valencia road, termed the Battle of Jarama, led to heavy casualties (6,000–20,000) on both sides. The operation's main objective was not met, though Nationalists gained a modest amount of territory.




  • France
    Wednesday Feb 07, 1962

    Algerian War

    The OAS attempted to assassinate the Culture Minister André Malraux

    France
    Wednesday Feb 07, 1962

    On 7 February 1962, the OAS attempted to assassinate the Culture Minister André Malraux by setting off a bomb in his apartment building that failed to kill its intended target, but did leave a four-year girl living in the adjoining apartment blinded by the shrapnel.




  • John F. Kennedy Airport, New York, U.S.
    Friday Feb 07, 1964

    The Beatles

    The First visit to United States

    John F. Kennedy Airport, New York, U.S.
    Friday Feb 07, 1964

    On 7 February 1964, the Beatles left the United Kingdom with an estimated 4,000 fans gathered at Heathrow, waving and screaming as the aircraft took off. Upon landing at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport, an uproarious crowd estimated at 3,000 greeted them.




  • Pleiku, South Vietnam
    Sunday Feb 07, 1965

    Vietnam War

    Attack on a U.S. Army base

    Pleiku, South Vietnam
    Sunday Feb 07, 1965

    The National Security Council recommended a three-stage escalation of the bombing of North Vietnam. Following an attack on a U.S. Army base in Pleiku on 7 February 1965, a series of air strikes was initiated.


  • Tasmania, Australia
    Tuesday Feb 07, 1967

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    1967 Tasmanian Fires

    Tasmania, Australia
    Tuesday Feb 07, 1967

    The 1967 Tasmanian fires were an Australian natural disaster which occurred on 7 February 1967, an event which came to be known as the Black Tuesday bushfires. They were the most deadly bushfires that Tasmania has ever experienced, leaving 62 people dead, 900 injured and over seven thousand homeless.


  • Russia
    Wednesday Feb 07, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Monopoly on political power

    Russia
    Wednesday Feb 07, 1990

    On February 7, 1990, the Central Committee of the CPSU accepted Gorbachev's recommendation that the party give up its monopoly on political power.


  • Victoria, Australia
    Saturday Feb 07, 2009

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    Black Saturday Bushfires

    Victoria, Australia
    Saturday Feb 07, 2009

    The Black Saturday bushfires were a series of bushfires that ignited or were burning across the Australian state of Victoria on and around Saturday, 7 February 2009 and were among Australia's all-time worst bushfire disasters. The fires occurred during extreme bushfire weather conditions and resulted in Australia's highest ever loss of life from a bushfire; there were 173 direct identified fatalities, The figure was later increased to 180 fatalities, after several people had succumbed to their injuries. Many were left homeless as a result.


  • Singapore
    Friday Feb 07, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Singapore announcement

    Singapore
    Friday Feb 07, 2020

    On 7 February 2020, Singapore's Ministry of Health announced 3 new cases where none are linked to the existing cases or have been in China recently.


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